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CHANGEable | Aaron Holbrough

CHANGEable | Aaron Holbrough

July 31, 2021

Have we ever been at a place in history where the motivation to change has been more tangible?  Truthfully, if moments like this don't bring about radical transformation we need then what will?

METEORA | Aaron Holbrough

METEORA | Aaron Holbrough

July 25, 2021

Sometimes the reason we can’t find God in our life not because the divine isn’t present, it is because we aren’t.  We are often convinced that the misery we are experiencing is because God has left.  But that just isn’t true.

GAINING by LOSING | Jan Hux

GAINING by LOSING | Jan Hux

July 17, 2021

The season of COVID may have made us more risk averse - wanting to cling more tightly to our loved ones and our resources. But if we want "the life of the ages", we might need to leave our comfort zone.

THE REST // OF WORK | Jan Hux

THE REST // OF WORK | Jan Hux

July 10, 2021

When we feel completely spent, the last thing we want is to be given more work. But Jesus says that being part of His work is the very thing that will refresh us.

MYSTERY & MEANING | Jan Hux

MYSTERY & MEANING | Jan Hux

July 3, 2021

As we journey, we may encounter approaches to faith that appear to be polar opposites - but which one is right? Perhaps the answer lies not in either-or but in both-and.

SALT | Aaron Holbrough

SALT | Aaron Holbrough

June 26, 2021

The past couple of weeks have been filled with so much tragedy it can make us wonder how God can ever heal this world so broken.  But perhaps God is not trying to heal the world for us as much as healing it with us.  This may change everything.

A MORE CHRISTLIKE GOD | Brad Jersak

A MORE CHRISTLIKE GOD | Brad Jersak

June 19, 2021

Whether our notions of 'god' are personal projections or inherited traditions, author and theologian Brad Jersak proposes a radical reassessment, arguing for A More Christlike God: a More Beautiful Gospel. 

Here is the Video version of his Message: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zts7t5PMO9g

The Scandalous Love of the Father | Jan Hux

The Scandalous Love of the Father | Jan Hux

June 12, 2021

Some of us have travelled far, some of us have worked hard and we may feel that we deserve a party. But the best party ever is when we come home to the Father's love.

 

EYE EXAM | Jan Hux

EYE EXAM | Jan Hux

June 5, 2021

The question. "Who is my neighbour?" is an old one, but we may need new eyes to get the answer right.

LOST AND FOUND | Jan Hux

LOST AND FOUND | Jan Hux

May 29, 2021

Sometimes you have the good fortune to find something that you had thought was lost forever, When you do, you may find that it's even more precious to you than it was before.

 

A GIFT OF BURIED TREASURE | Jan Hux

A GIFT OF BURIED TREASURE | Jan Hux

May 22, 2021
We may all have dreamed about finding buried treasure - or at least a loonie under the couch cushions. But what if we could get the treasure without having to find it or dig it up?
NO WEEDING NEEDED | Jan Hux

NO WEEDING NEEDED | Jan Hux

May 15, 2021

We weed our gardens to get rid of the plants we don't want so that the good plants can grow. But sometimes weeding is more harmful than helpful.

LEAVENING OUR COMMUNITY | Jan Hux

LEAVENING OUR COMMUNITY | Jan Hux

May 8, 2021

Yeast granules are unattractive and insignificant looking. But despite that, they can have a transformative impact.

SOUL ATTENTION | TWO | Christa Hesselink

SOUL ATTENTION | TWO | Christa Hesselink

May 1, 2021

Welcome to week two of Christa's series on the soul.  This message includes several spiritual practices.  "Spiritual practice is to pierce the illusions that God is distant or absent"  ~Thomas Keating

So we practice these not for perfection but for presence.

SOUL ATTENTION | ONE | Christa Hesselink

SOUL ATTENTION | ONE | Christa Hesselink

April 24, 2021

What is the soul?  And where would we look to find it?  Our Guest Christa inspires us today in this busy chaotic time to slow down enough to catch not just a glimpse, but the experience of our Souls.

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