Forgiveness: Why bother?

Scripture: John 13:1-5 Have you ever had someone do something for you that took you completely by surprise? I remember a few years ago now, we stopped to eat at a restaurant, I think we were on our way back from going around the Cabot Trail, and there was someone...

Getting Ready

Scripture Reading: John 1:6-8, 19-28 Mistaken identity happens all the time. People are unsure of who it is they are seeing and think it’s someone else. I remember walking into a fast food restaurant once and thinking I saw a friend inside, so I waved, and they...

Testing and overcoming

Scripture: 1 John 4:1-6 “It’s too good to be true!” We’ve all heard this phrase before right? We’ve probably even said it a few times ourselves. Usually when we’re talking about something being too good to be true, we’re hearing about a...

greater than our hearts

Scripture Reading: 1 John 3:11-24 The past few weeks, I don’t know about you, but I can’t watch the news right now. It’s hard on the heart to see everything that’s been happening in the world, and in particular the United States. First there...

Being Renewed

Scripture: 1 John 2:29-3:10 On Wednesday, Craig, Shirley, Grace, Bev and myself drove to New Glasgow for lunch. Seems to be a long way to go just for lunch. What we really went for was to hear more about this Church Renewal journey we’ve begun here at Carman. We...