So there is no well-established pattern that supports the use of shared sermons by more than one congregation via film presentation. Does that disqualify the practice of shared films in a church service? I am not looking for an authoritative pronouncement on the question. I’m just raising the issue.
Apparently crows have no concerns for our need to establish our God-given mandate to exercise dominion over the earth as we tried to protect Piper’s biological needs
The Witvoet family is looking forward to June 11 on Salt Spring Island, B.C.
Sometimes I think I’m wasting my time doing these puzzles, especially the sudoku ones. I mean, once you have filled in the numbers 1 through 9 in each one of the nine blocks, you have learned what? It’s a process that sometimes challenges me, especially the Friday and Saturday ones graded “evil,” but when they’re done, they’re done. What have I really learned? Putting numbers in the right spot?
We tend to ignore the fact that “prodigal” means “recklessly extravagant” rather than “recklessly wasteful.” But according to our pastor, the passage is especially about the Father’s prodigal love, which was almost wastefully poured out over both sons.
“Come let us . . . kneel before the Lord our Maker, for he is our God” (Ps. 95:6).
I wonder, are new parents spending a lot of time inventing or choosing positive names for their young children today?
As I write in my electronic notebook today, it’s 20 days before Christmas. That in and of itself is good news. December 25 is like a rock in the midst of a waterfall. It’s like a dinner table filled with delectable dishes standing in a snow-filled yard. It’s like an unmovable signpost surrounded by howling storm winds. December 25 is God’s appointment date with a fallen world.
On March 31 this year I suffered a stroke. I was in the hospital for three days and then sent home.
Rev. Francois Guillaume was arrested after he had prayed for the well-being of Queen Wilhelmina during a church service in the Netherlands while it was under German occupation.
I recently attended a funeral service somewhere in Ontario. The diseased man had suffered from Alzheimer’s and had gradually sunk deeper into his own restricted reality as the years went by.
So it’s inspiring and rewarding for Canadian Christians to be helping a country like Zambia embrace a clear sense of spiritual health.