CliffsNotes – October 12, 2021

HopeThe word that has been coming to mind these past few days as I have been preparing to write this is “hope”.Hopelessness can be like a dangerous cancer. Like cancer, hopelessness can cause one to live under an ominous cloud – a cloud of fear, sadness, and uncertainty. Hopelessness is tiring and leads to despondency. […]

CliffsNotes – October 5, 2021

Living into our FREESIt was so good to worship with Wesley Chapel FM in Scarborough, such a warm and “corn-field” welcome (they gave away bags of corn on the cob to everyone!). In the afternoon, that same day, I presided over the Reverend Blake Found’s ordination at Pine Orchard camp. An excellent FMCiC day!I really […]

CliffsNotes – September 28, 2021

Ministers’ Conference WeekSome very good things to report! This past weekend I met with a local Church board to discern vision, and to begin to develop a Ministry Plan. They were very aware of the challenges that all of us are experiencing in this season, but when we discussed the title of the chapter of […]

CliffsNotes – September 21, 2021

  Clear VisionThis weekend I spent some time with members of our MEGAP at Wesley Acres. I found myself so very grateful for these volunteers and our MEGAP members across Canada. They have the very important ministry of journeying with potential ordained ministers. On Sunday I was with the Trulls Road FM Church family, that […]

Cliffs Notes – September 7, 2021

CITIZENSHIP CONFUSIONI believe that Canadian Christians are suffering from “Citizenship Confusion”. It is not a rare disease and has been around since the beginning of time. We will enjoy complete relief from this confusing disease, when we finally only have one citizenship for eternity.Citizenship Confusion impacts our sense of purpose, our theology, our understanding of […]

CliffsNotes – August 31, 2021

Spiritual ParenthoodI am experiencing deep sadness as I watch Haitians recover from another deadly earthquake – prior to the quake, I had heard how volatile the country already was. Several of our brothers and sisters in Quebec have had loved ones who were victims of the earthquake. There are also the images from Afghanistan that […]

Summer Notes – August 24, 2021

SAVE THE DATE – Doctrine of Discovery: What Have We Learned So Far? A Follow Up to the FMCiC’s Repudiation Statement Wednesday, August 25th at 3:00pm EST Join us for this one-hour zoom session, hosted by the IET, where we’ll hear from three presenters, as they reflect on and discuss what we have been learning […]

Summer Notes – August 17, 2021

SAVE THE DATE – Doctrine of Discovery: What Have We Learned So Far? A Follow Up to the FMCiC’s Repudiation Statement Wednesday, August 25th at 3:00pm EST Join us for this one-hour zoom session, hosted by the IET, where we’ll hear from three presenters, as they reflect on and discuss what we have been learning […]

Summer Notes – August 10, 2021

SAVE THE DATE – Doctrine of Discovery: What Have We Learned So Far? A Follow Up to the FMCiC’s Repudiation Statement Wednesday, August 25th at 3:00pm EST Join us for this one-hour zoom session, hosted by the IET, where we’ll hear from three presenters, as they reflect on and discuss what we have been learning […]