Relections Archives

September 28, 2014 – We Have This Ministry – Text: Philippians 2: 1-12

I was attending a retreat at Naramata Centre in 2007 with those who were involved with ministry for youth and children in the United Church of Canada. The place was the most amazing and beautiful one I’d ever seen. We were surrounded by Okanagan Lake, autumn trees, birds, and crisp, fresh air. It’s one of(…)


September 21, 2014 – They Also Came – Text: Matthew 20: 1-16

I was anxiously waiting in a room along with twenty or thirty other day labourers. It was still dark outside, and the street was as silent as death before the dawn on an early summer day. Some of the men were watching TV or reading newspapers, some of them were drowsing on the chairs, some(…)


August 31, 2014 – The Gift of Curiosity – Exodus 3:1-15

Curiosity is one of the greatest gifts God has given us. We don’t have to earn this gift, for we were born with this. Looking through the eyes of little children, we know that they see the world differently from us. The world they live in is full of wonder and surprise; there is nothing(…)