Category Archives: Spiritual Growth

This category is intended to help record my personal observations of the church around me and my interactions with other faiths, other denominations.

The Road is How (Trevor Herriot)

I don’t remember exactly how I first discovered this book; I can’t point to anyone who recommended it, or any series of events that led to its inclusion as the last on my 2016 reading list. But somehow I stumbled … Continue reading

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Easter Morning 2015

Easter is a special time for me and for my family: a time of rebirth and renewal. This year I attended a sunrise service; the first time at my current church (Saint Johns York Mills). About a dozen of us … Continue reading

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The Month of Love

One of the big events in February (a short but often eternally cold month here in Canada) is Valentine’s Day. Generally assumed these days to be entirely too commercial and a holiday celebrated mostly by couples, I thought I might take … Continue reading

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Legalism

As I mentioned a few days ago, I’ve been interacting through the Disqus community with a couple of Christians websites. For a number of years I’ve been a bit complacent up here in Canada where people are pretty accepting of … Continue reading

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Can we kill, but not murder…?

Continued from “What does the Sixth Commandment Mean for Jesus?” I’m looking at one of the sermons that came out of Mars Hill Church a couple of months ago: Is God A Pacifist? People, even popular pastors, speak only their … Continue reading

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What does the Sixth Commandment Mean for Jesus?

Continued from “What does the Sixth Commandment Mean for us?” I’m looking at one of the sermons that came out of Mars Hill Church a couple of months ago: Is God A Pacifist? People, even popular pastors, speak only their … Continue reading

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What does the Sixth Commandment Mean for us?

Continued from “Is God a Pacifist?” I’m looking at one of the sermons that came out of Mars Hill Church a couple of months ago: Is God A Pacifist? People, even popular pastors, speak only their opinion: not the words of … Continue reading

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