A New Joy ~ Andrew Hall

“In this you rejoice…Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory…” 1 Peter 1:6, 8 One of my favourite stories in the New Testament is blind Bartimateus. He cries out to Jesus to have mercy on him,...

A New People ~ Gary Prickett

I grew up, for better or worse, during a time unafflicted with concern that a child never face the prospect of feeling like an outsider. Therefore, choosing sides for a game of baseball at school recess was easy: the best two players are captains and they chose,...

New Life! ~ Andrew Hall

“I’ve got a new lease on life!” Have you ever said this? For some people, their appreciation for life as a gift comes after a major tragedy, a significant health challenge, or a new opportunity comes along.  Christians have received a new lease on life. When God...

A New Hope! ~ Gary Prickett

This fall, our e-bulletin focus is: “What God has made new – themes from 1 Peter”. Peter wrote his letter to a beleaguered church. They were subject to: various trials (1:6), slanderous accusation (2:12; 3:16), evil and reviling (3:9), fiery ordeals...

Abide & Go ~ Andrew Hall

Our family loves to watch house transformation shows: a couple finds that their house doesn’t suit their needs, so they hire some renovators to remodel and remake their home into something that suits their family dynamic. Old shag rug is ripped out and replaced with...