The End of Peace

In the early 1900’s, Europe found itself unravelling towards war on a scale it had never seen before. The governments and old alliances that had maintained a relative peace for nearly a century seemed powerless to stop its approach. In response, a major peace movement began that was advanced by writers and preachers and activists…

Doors Open Winnipeg

May 25 from 11 AM to 5 PM our church building will be featured in the Doors Open Winnipeg event. We will be having tours every 30 minutes, with the exception of 12: 15 PM and 1:15 PM, when there will be a short organ concert, featuring our Casavant Freres pipe organ. For more information,…

The Idiot

“He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to him, nothing in his appearance that we should desire him.” Isaiah 53:2b In his book, The Idiot, Fydor Dostoevsky asks a compelling question, “What would it look like for a truly good person to step into our world today?” Or, to put it more in…

At Rest

This past month has been more than a little unusual for me. It is not just the surgery – I have experienced surgery and have felt pain and navigated crutches before. And it is not just the time away – I have had breaks of similar length over the years. Instead, it is the pace…

Manitoba Baptist Women In Focus Spring Retreat

Manitoba Women in Focus invites all women to their Annual Spring Retreat, May 3 – 5, 2019 at the Elkhorn Resort, Spa & Conference Centre. For more information click on the link below.

Floods and Fires

“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.” Isaiah 43:2 I’ve been thinking a lot about these words recently.  I hadn’t…

Thinking of You and God Together

“I asked him, sir – ‘Shall I tell him you are praying for him?’ and he said, ‘No. I am not exactly praying for him, but I am thinking of him and God together.’” Prayer is something of a mystery to each of us.  It is not so much a mystery like who built Stonehenge…

ADVENT IV: PRINCE OF PEACE

In this season of hope we call Advent, we will prepare ourselves for Christmas by reflecting each week on the words of the Prophet Isaiah, “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the governments will be upon his shoulders, And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,Everlasting…

Advent III – Everlasting Father

In this season of hope we call Advent, we will prepare ourselves for Christmas by reflecting each week on the words of the Prophet Isaiah, For to us a child is born, to us a son is givenand the government will be on his shoulders.And he will be calledWonderful Counselor,Mighty God,Everlasting Father,Prince of Peace.” -Isaiah…

Advent II: Mighty God

In this season of hope we call Advent, we will prepare ourselves for Christmas by reflecting each week on the words of the Prophet Isaiah, “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,…