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We Value Goodness

These are some brief notes related to my November 2 sermon, part of our series on the “Seven Values” that guide us as a church. There is a popular Christian perspective that insists that sin and evil are the defining essence of … Continue reading

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We Value Diversity

These are some brief notes related to my October 19 sermon, part of our series on the “Seven Values” that guide us as a church. For this sermon I focused on Colossians 3:10-17. Jesus has come to create a “new humanity,” … Continue reading

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We Value Beauty

These are some brief notes related to my October 12 sermon, part of our series on the “Seven Values” that guide us as a church. Mennonites have historically had a complicated relationship with “beauty.” On the one hand, we have often disdained … Continue reading

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We Value Unity

These are some brief notes related to my October 5 sermon, part of our series on the “Seven Values” that guide us as a church. At the centre of all our beliefs and practices as Christians, like a bonfire that draws us … Continue reading

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We Value Practicality

These are some brief notes related to my September 21 sermon, part of our series on the “Seven Values” that guide us as a church. “Practicality” is not the most glamorous of our seven values (how is that for understatement?). It is, … Continue reading

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We Value Truth

These are some brief notes related to my September 7 sermon, part of our series on the “Seven Values” that guide us as a church. We know more today and have more access to knowledge than at any time in human history. … Continue reading

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We Value Community

These are some brief notes related to my August 31 sermon, part of our series on the “Seven Values” that guide us as a church. Our Anabaptist heritage has had a strong focus on community. Positively, this has nurtured faith and relationships … Continue reading

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