We all like a good rescue story. Whether it’s news of a person being reunited with a loved one, or a lost pet reunited with its family — even a good news story about a rescue from the Niagara Gorge, can warm our heart. Rescue stories give us a sense of hope.This week, we are … Read more2021-01-17 Sunday Worship “Come and See”
Sometimes it can seem like all the walls around us are crashing down. And it’s hard to find comfort and security from our society. Are there any certainties to rest in? This week, Rev. Jim finds hope for us in Jesus’ Baptism as we open the Bible to Mark 1.7-11.
What was so wise about the wise men? Rev. Mathew Seeram answers the question as he opens up the Gospel of Matthew 2.1-12
Bishop Charlie Masters brings us Seasonal Greetings from his kitchen, and opens the Word for us to Luke 2!, Welcome, +Charlie!
Gabriel’s parting words to Mary in Luke 1.37 relates a familiar theme throughout the Bible. But it’s often misunderstood to mean “God can get me anything I want.” Or “God wants me to live my best life right now!” These interpretations of God’s providence quickly lead to disappointment in our lives; and sometimes a rejection … Read more2020-12-20 Sunday Worship – Advent 4 “Mission Possible”
Who are you? What do you do? Where are you from? We seek self-identity because knowing who we are provides us a place in the world, and the joy of a sense of belonging and purpose. Today many people look for their identity in their jobs, their wealth, their status, and even their sexuality. In this … Read more2020 12 13 – Sunday Worship Advent 3 – “Identity and Joy”
This week: If God is so great, why hasn’t Jesus returned already? I mean, to look at the world, it certainly seems to us that the time is just about right for Him to come and fix things. This week, Rev Jim opens the text to 2 Peter 3.8-18 to find the answer to this … Read more2020-12-06 Sunday Worship – Advent 2: Peace
Grace is a gift. The gift is a Person. The Person is the Hope. The Gift is free. The Person is Jesus. The Hope is life!
A Seasonal Message from Rev. Jim November 27, 2020 Good Shepherd Family and Friends, I bring greetings to you this year from my home office. It seems I have been holed up here for months, as we honour God in protecting one another from the spread of the coronavirus. Indeed, the whole world has been … Read moreA Confident and Quiet Christmas