Tag Archives: thoughts in my head

Thoughts in My Head: On Being “Mennonite”

Okay, so being “Mennonite” is not as straightforward as it might seem. For some, the word “Mennonite” brings to mind plain dress and beards, head coverings and communal living. For others, it means having a “Mennonite” name like Friesen or … Continue reading

Posted in Michael Pahl | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Thoughts in My Head: On Bonfires, Love, and Jesus

This Sunday we’re continuing our worship series on “Welcoming One Another.” A crucial part of this “welcoming”—this “accepting” each other, this “receiving” one another—is coming to terms with our differences, even celebrating them. In fact, that’s the key idea in … Continue reading

Posted in Michael Pahl | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Thoughts in My Head: “Remember the Sabbath”

I’m preaching this Sunday, the Sunday of empty pews, Labour Day weekend. As I’m preparing my sermon, here are a few of the rambling thoughts in my head: Labour Day is the quintessential Canadian “holiday”—not just as a “vacation” but … Continue reading

Posted in Michael Pahl | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Thoughts in My Head: “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly…”

This is supposed to be “thoughts in my head” about my upcoming sermon this Sunday, but so far this week such thoughts have been few and far between. It’s been one of those weeks. I’ve been sick with some evil … Continue reading

Posted in Michael Pahl | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment