Anniversary History

In celebration of the first 50 years of the church, a book was published with the title: History of the first 50 years of the Anglican Church of St. Mary’s. In the introduction, the Vicar at that time, C. Fraser Withington, wrote about the changing...

Running from one emergency to the next

A friend of mine once worked in an organization that underwent a strategic review. The result? His department was, ‘running from one emergency to the next’. This phrase has stuck with me ever since. I think it’s because it seems this is how life is for...

Don’t Argue With Fools!

In a thought-provoking article entitled “The Pastoral Implications of Wise and Foolish Speech in the Book of Proverbs”, Eric Ortlund argues that, “in the book of Proverbs, one cannot argue with a fool without making things worse.” You might think, as Ortlund...

Comfortable Sins in our Communities

At university or at church, talking with friends or with family an increasingly common question is this; what have you been watching lately? What have you seen on Netflix recently? Got a series you could recommend? Before I discuss the sins of...

Book Review: You Can Change

I think that it’s rare to come across a book that you would actually read more than once. Most books we read once (or halfway through) get the point and then we store the book or send it off to the Salvos. But some books are the exception. Some books we...

Book Review: What Some Of You Were

Has someone ever said “no one understands” to you before? Or have you have felt like no one understands what you are going through? Sometimes the worst part of a struggle or trial in life is the feeling of isolation that is tied to it like a bag of...

Singleness

Last week, we continued our five-week series on “Our Maker’s Good Design” by considering why singleness (and remaining celibate) is better. This might sound foreign to us, but it was just as foreign to first century Christians. When the Apostle Paul...

Submission

In today’s Pastor’s Corner, we have a special guest. Last week, Pastor David Huynh spoke about the mystery and model of marriage in Ephesians 5:22-33. He also invited his wife, Kylie, to personally share about what it looks like for her to submit in their...

Book Review: Married for God

Are you dating? Thinking about getting married? Have you been married for a while? Or are you just wondering what the whole relationships thing is all about? If yes, then this is just the book for you. Christopher Ash unpacks what the Bible says about...