[Acts] The Clash of Belonging & Believing

[Acts] The Clash of Belonging & Believing

“If you believe with all your heart, you may.” And he replied, “I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.” Acts 8:37 Turn to Acts 8. Read out verse 37. If you are reading a newer translation of the Bible, You may find a gap between verse 36 and...
[John] So Loved

[John] So Loved

“For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.”  — John 3:16 Our first hint of incarnation comes in the creation story. God makes all this stuff out of darkness: a fire...
2019 Subscription Packages

2019 Subscription Packages

Is this you? Seeking to deepen your life through spiritual practice rooted in Christian Wisdom? Yearning for invitations to solitude and silence, to see beauty all around, and to explore meaning and mystery? Willing to go beyond the ordinary, open to new learning, and...
Say Hello: Waking Up Email Retreat

Say Hello: Waking Up Email Retreat

Hello all who signed up for the Advent Email Retreat series, Waking Up. Welcome! I trust you received your Welcome Email this morning. I invite you you to “Leave a Reply” below and share you name and where you are from. It helps us have a sense of our...
“Lost in a Carving”

“Lost in a Carving”

Duane MacEwen carved the Nativity set that is featured in the Prayer Bench Small Group Study and the Advent Email Retreat. Here is his biography.  I was born and raised on PEI and began carving around 1998. I  have been competing in the ‘Open’ or Expert class in the ...
[Luke] Imagine with Me

[Luke] Imagine with Me

And when they could not find how they might bring him in, because of the crowd, they went up on the housetop and let him down with his bed through the tiling into the midst before Jesus.” – Luke 5:19 NKJV Come, imagine with me!  What would it feel like in...
[Mark] All in a Day

[Mark] All in a Day

“The disciples gathered around Jesus, and told him all they had done and taught.”  – Mark 6:30 What a day. The disciples return from their mission of teaching and curing the sick. They gather around Jesus ‘telling him all they had done and taught.’ Jesus...