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Weekly Reflection MAY 21, 2020

In Jim Carrey’s 1994 movie, “The Mask”, the character he plays finds a weird mask which, when he puts it on, seriously pulls out his trouble making side. As ‘The Mask’ he is completely uninhibited, and uses his new powers to pursue a girl, who is “out of his league”,...

Weekly Reflection MAY 14, 2020

The Transformation of Acceptance For over 20 years, the churches I attended were essentially experience-driven. Feeling good and healthy was a sign of God's favour whereas sickness and misfortune pointed to moral failings. Worse still, if your sickness did not respond...

Weekly Reflection MAY 7, 2020

Weekly Reflection for May 7th, 2020 When Change is not at our Request A friend in conversation recently spoke this sentence to me: “We all like to choose change. We don’t like when it’s put upon us.” I realise that is not exactly profound, and yet I think it really...

Weekly Reflection APR 30, 2020

Weekly Reflection for April 30th, 2020   The Transformation of Prayer “And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their...

Sunday Reflection APR 26, 2020

Sunday Reflection for April 26, 2020 Our Father Knows What We Need - part 2 “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 During Easter, we spend a lot of time...

Sunday Reflection APR 19, 2020

Sunday Reflection for April 19, 2020 Daily Prayers and Easter Answers “And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.”...