Wesley’s Life Remembered in Picton Celebration

SING! A Musical Tribute to Charles Wesley’s 300thBecause 2007 was the 300th anniversary of the birth of the great Anglican/Methodist hymn writer, Charles Wesley, we focused our efforts in celebrating the life of this marvelous Christian, by organizing a concert to share Charles Wesley’s musical heritage in a celebration of faith. At a reception in […]

If you had been there?

With the Season of Christmas now upon us, many are busy getting ready. There’s cleaning, cooking, baking, shopping, wrapping, shipping, giving, receiving, many events to attend, and of course the eating. But before we get lost in all the events and stuff of Christmas, take a few moments and in your thoughts come back with […]

An Attitude of Sabbath

Without a doubt, this has been the busiest summer of my life…The first two weeks were filled from morning to night as I taught the Disciples in Training Course at Circle Square Ranch in Arden, Ontario. Then, without a day to recoup, I headed off to Sherbrooke, Quebec for a five day Vacation Bible School […]

My Sri lanka experience – a time of personal discovery.

Encounter Sri Lanka 2007 will be marked as an incredible milestone in my Christian walk. I knew this trip was going to be different right from the start. Unlike the Sri Lanka trip I had taken the summer before, Encounter Sri Lanka 2007 was wrought with obstacles, difficulties and sometimes indecision. For starters I found […]

Counselling for Pastors

Tiger Woods hires the best coach in the world, Butch Harmon, to ensure that his swing is working well. Why? Because he wants to be the best golfer that he can be. The largest companies in Canada hire the best consultants in the country to help them do Strategic Planning and to solve their business […]

How much do you know about our history? Take the Quiz!

CORRECTION:Some of the answers posted in the 2007 summer issue of the MOSAIC were incorrect. Please scroll down to view the correct answers. [1] Where did the birthplace of Free Methodism take place?[a] Azusa Street, Los Angeles in 1906[b] Pekin, New York in 1860[c] Oxford University, England in 1729[d] Elmira, New York in 1890 [2] […]

Seeing the world through a Wesleyan lens

How do Christians see the world? With what lens?“I see the world biblically,” some will say. “I have a Christian worldview.” But “Christian” worldviews vary widely. Not all lenses are the same. Some are clearer than others; some distort more than others; some block out part of the biblical vision, filtering out part of the […]

When God says no

We have been studying the book of Daniel in the OT. And what we have been studying is the decision Daniel and his friends made in chapter one – not to defile themselves or dishonour God. They determined that with the help of God and each other they were going to live God-honoring lives no […]

Thinking about the future of the church today

For Lent this year, I decided to give up politics. In the past I had given up caffeine, chocolate, television, and even NHL hockey playoffs but this year I decided to step back from following politics; which is something I spend too much time thinking and reading about. Of course this meant trying to ignore […]