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.
Almighty God, from the dust of the earth You have created us. May these ashes be for us a sign of our mortality and our penitence And a reminder that only by Your gracious gift Are we given eternal life Through Jesus Christ our Saviour. Amen Accomplish in us O God, The work ofContinue reading “A Prayer for Ash Wednesday”
The Lord is my Shepherd I establish the teachings of Jesus Christ as the guiding principles in my daily life. There is a lot of material and resources on spirituality, self-help, professional and personal success. This is all good. By declaring that the Lord is my shepherd, whatever I take from this material shouldContinue reading “Meditation on the 23rd Psalm”
Our Father Every human being is created by God. God is the common bond of all humanity. We are members of the human family. We are all loved by God. Are we aware that God loves the beggar, the criminal, the disabled, the social outcasts as much as He loves us? How do we honourContinue reading “Meditation on the Lord’s prayer”