This is a conversation about church and pastoral ministry, matters of Christian concern, and happenings in the EMC and beyond.
Nov20FriNovember 20, 2015
Been Thinking About… Ministry from the Center
It’s a condition of our age.
With information coming at us constantly – from screens (large and small), speakers (electronic and human), pages (literal and virtual) and signs (in heavens and hallways) – we are probably the most distracted people of all time.
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Dec18ThuDecember 18, 2014
Jesus Christ is Lord.
A simple sentence. Four words. Very easy to say.
Nov3MonNovember 3, 2014
Oct10FriOctober 10, 2014
The water in the baptismal tank was soaking up years of hurt, sin and conflict. And then, as a vivid picture of God’s amazing grace, it dissolved them out of sight.
The scene was Mount Salem EMC in southwest Ontario. Many had gathered on this September Saturday evening for a “celebration of God’s work, grace, and...
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Feb27WedFebruary 27, 2013
Our family will always remember 2012 as a year when within seven months we lost both of Janine’s parents, Art and Lydia Krahn. Funerals are always such bittersweet celebrations. The parting is hard. But the hope is so good. And the remembering is so important. From each of my in-laws we received such a great legacy of faith, and...