Even if we are bearing the wounds in the aftermath of our good intentions and actions in 2021, we must be unwavering in our commitment to God’s plan for our lives. Say to yourself: “I will let nothing, or no one upset the calm peace of my soul,” and mean it.
Bishop Tutu was unapologetic in the defense of the rights of all people, yet as chairman of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, he is widely known for his insistence on forgiveness and public apology as the way forward in the aftermath of apartheid.
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Reduction of preventable diagnoses through health promotion and disease prevention services
Deceleration of risks and symptoms through a standardized national cognitive assessment test
Reversal of symptoms in persons with mild cognitive impairment through access to clinical trials financed through public/private sector funding
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.
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.
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.
Let us, this Christmas season, rejoice in the hope that is found in our God, who works through nature and through science. The dawn of a breakthrough of the anti-corona virus vaccine coincides with the celebration of the birth of the Source of our hope.
I really believe that our life here on earth is a journey of constant learning. We evolve to our highest level of spiritual awareness and understanding when we commit to understand God’s truth for us and for all humankind.