Monthly Archives: May 2015

Breathtaking change and life-giving Spirit

Text: Acts 2:1-21 (the coming of the Holy Spirit) On May 5, Election Day in Alberta, I watched a group of NDP supporters who had gathered along 66th Street. They danced and held up campaign posters as people in passing … Continue reading

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Commanded to love

Text: John 15:9-17 (commanded to love) “Love, love, love. All you need is love.” This is what the Beatles sang in June 1967 in the first-ever worldwide live satellite broadcast. Their song came to my mind as I reflected on … Continue reading

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“What is to prevent me from being baptized?”

Texts: Acts 8:26-40 (Philip baptizes an Ethiopian eunuch); 1 John 4:7-21 (God is Love); John 15:1-8 (Jesus as the vine) Do you have a favourite passage from Scripture? Or does that question strike you as a little old-fashioned? The question … Continue reading

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