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Dec
17
2014

Hey friends, Pastor Paul here.  A lot of us are wrestling with how to do Christmas as Christians and as parents. We get nervous when our kids are more excited about getting presents than they are about going to Christmas Eve service, we worry that our 5 year old loves Santa more than Jesus - I get it! There is a part of me that wants to be super grouchy and cancel the whole thing, take out an add in my local newspaper declaring "Santa died 300 years ago - GET OVER IT! - but then the...keep reading»»


Dec
17
2014

Good morning friends, This morning in our RMM readings we came across the beginning of a recurring theme in Revelation - the matter of marks and seals.  I've written a brief reflection on the topic which you can read here. Blessings to you all, Pastor Paulkeep reading»»


Dec
16
2014

Today in your RMM readings you will have wrestled with the Seven Seals in Revelation 6. There is a great deal of confusion out there in wider Evangelicalism about these chapters and so I thought it might be helpful to post a rather detailed walk through of both chapter 6 and chapter 7 on the discussion site.  If you are interested, you can read it here. Richest blessings, Pastor Paulkeep reading»»


Dec
16
2014

Pastor Paul here.  About a month ago I wrote an article called “What The Bible Teaches About Divorce And Remarriage”.  I was surprised by the number of people who replied with emails, phone calls and appointments in order to follow up on that discussion.  What I’ve learned from that is that there is a lot of anxiety, guilt and hesitation around the issue of divorce and remarriage in the church.  Many people are secretly afraid that they have in some way disqualified...keep reading»»


Dec
15
2014

I have been reflecting quite a bit upon John 5:44: How can you believe, when you receive glory from one another and do not seek the glory that comes from the only God? (John 5:44 ESV) Jesus seems to be saying that when we look to other people to speak our identity and build our self esteem we put ourselves in a place where we cannot hear the Gospel and so be saved.  That's a big truth and one we need to wrestle with.  I've written a reflection that you can read here that I...keep reading»»


Dec
14
2014

Pastor Paul here.  I trust that you are waking up, reading your Bibles and praying in anticipation of a fabulous Lord's Day together in the house of God.  I woke up yesterday with a splitting headache and was therefore a day behind on my reading and am having to double up today, but I trust you won't mind if I share a reflection from yesterday's RMM readings.  I was struck by how useful a reflection on John 3 might be as a preparation for worship and so I wrote something briefly...keep reading»»


Dec
13
2014

Warnings To The Churches

Category: General

Pastor Paul here.  I've been encouraging some folks in the church to contribute articles to the discussion site over at www.adfontes.ca   I have a number of young leaders in the church working on projects right now and several articles are presently in the works.  Martin Ford has written a great reflection on the book "Warnings To The Churches" by J.C. Ryle.  I'd love for you to read it and to engage with Martin as you feel able through the comment section....keep reading»»


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