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Why Jesus?

Why do Christians look to Jesus as the centre of our faith and life? Pastor Michael explores this question in this sermon, highlighting three fundamental answers given in the New Testament: Jesus shows us who God is (Jesus is God). … Continue reading

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Jesus Loves Me, This I Know

I can believe that God loves everyone, but am I truly persuaded that God loves me? How do we move from “God so loved the world that he gave his one-and-only Son” (John 3:16) to “Jesus loved me and gave … Continue reading

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The Perfect Portrait of God

I’m not a visual artist. I cannot draw, I cannot paint. My stick figures don’t even look like stick figures. But over the last ten or fifteen years I’ve begun to develop an appreciation for the visual arts. I think … Continue reading

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Trust in God, Love One Another

One of my parishioners in a former church used to say that preachers really only have two or maybe three different sermons. “Every sermon they preach—doesn’t matter the text or the title—is really just a variation of one of those … Continue reading

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Why Worship? Why Worship Together?

It’s Sunday morning, and we gather together as Christians to worship God. The specific experiences are as varied as the number of churches, but most worship services have a few things in common. We sing together—sometimes off-key, sometimes hymns too … Continue reading

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Seeing God Face to Face

Seeking God’s Face “Come,” my heart says, “seek his face!” Your face, O Lord, do I seek. There are many ways to think about Christian spirituality, but these words from Psalm 27 do a pretty good job of summing it all … Continue reading

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You Are Not Alone

This post in an adapted excerpt from my sermon in the series “Four Things,” preached at Morden Mennonite on January 31, 2016. Here is the full audio of the sermon: It’s one of the most basic needs we have: the … Continue reading

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