The Autumn 2021 edition of The Anchor newsletter has been published. Click here to read it. There is so much to be thankful for! We have celebrated Thanksgiving Sunday reflecting on the on-going challenges of living in these difficult times but rejoicing in our resilience! The resilience comes from the faithful presence and power ofContinue reading “The shared history of The Anglican Church of All Saints by the Lake”
Salvation is as much a private issue as it is a public/social issue. Public issues and social problems require responsible responses from Christians. Encouraging people to shout out about finding Jesus, while decrying the promotion of the anti-Covid-19 vaccine, is in my view, irresponsible evangelism. As Paul teaches in his letter to the church at Corinth, the greater good of society is more important than the individual Christian’s freedom of choice and personal preferences.
Overcoming anxiety through prayer and faith. Acknowlege anxiety. Accept circumstances that can’t be changed. Acknowledge the Hand of God at work in unusual ways in unusual circumstances.
It has been two days since the 100 meters women’s final at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon. This was to be the Olympic event rerun for Sha’Carri Richardson who was banned from the Tokyo Games for testing positive for a chemical found in marijuana. It was her second chance. The result – the sameContinue reading “Focus on your race. Leave other people to learn in their own time and space.”
August 12, 1787 is celebrated as the Consecration of Charles Inglis, first Anglican Bishop in Canada, and commemorates the formal establishment of the Anglican Church in Canada. The day should also be the celebration of the contribution of various persons whose work and witness have contributed to the establishment and evolution of the Anglican Church in Canada.
Emerging from the restrictions of the pandemic, we now find ourselves embracing diverse ways of being and doing.
You can’t boil the ocean…but you can make many cups of tea! Use your energy wisely.
Domestic violence perptuates the cycle of poverty and contributes to creating criminals. In the absence and lack of educational opportunities, some people have limited choices to advance themselves economically. To survive, some women are forced to make compromises, and cannot live with integrity.
Sometimes God has a special call on our lives. It means that we just have to stop following the crowd that’s following Jesus and get into our own space with Him. It may well be that the Bible study group or church service is no longer nourishing you spiritually.
The evidence of life is growth. As we pass through the first full year of the pandemic, let us take some time to appreciate life. Our theme in the spring 2021 edition of The Anchor is ‘experiencing life.’