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  • Be Thankful

    Hello dear friends, † † † † † † I hope you had a fantastic Thanksgiving weekend and that your heart is remaining in a place of thanksgiving.† We have so much to be thankful for and thankfulness is a great antidote to bitterness, depression, and anger.† While it is true that we have things in our lives that are difficult and sometimes very discouraging, we also have much in our lives that we can be grateful for.† read more
  • ďBlessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they WILL be filled!Ē

    Hi my friends, † ††††††††††† I have been chatting with a few pastors in our district about the health of the church and where it is heading.† Brent Trask, our district superintendent, had some powerful words to say. read more
  • Serving In Your Giftedness

    Hey everyone, † ††††††††††† Recently I have been learning some verses in Ephesians and I wanted to share them with you.† They are from Ephesians 4. † ††††††††††† He who descended is the very One who ascended higher than all the heavens, in order to fill the whole universe. read more
  • Our Lord Is Still In Control

    Hey friends, † ††††††††††† I hope you have been having a great week so far.† Despite the inconveniences and tensions around covid and masks and passports and vaccines, our Lord is still in control and, as people of faith, we can trust Him.† We donít have to panic.† We donít have to complain.† We donít have to rage.† He isnít doing any of those things, so letís take our cues from Him. read more
  • The Lord is ready to amaze people with His presence!

    Dear friends, What a great week to be able to be children of God in the world. This may be the week that someone turns their life over to Jesus, and God will have used you to be a part of that. Wouldnít you like that to be true in your situation? The Lord is ready to amaze people with His presence. He waits for you and I to introduce our friends and families to Him. He wants to shine in and through our lives if we will surrender ourselves over to Him. I have been memorizing the book of Ephesians over the summer and into the fall and I came across a beautiful couple of verses in chapter 4. As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling that you received. Be completely humble and gentle. Be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. It doesnít take much looking around our country these days to see how these read more
  • Yield to God and Rely on Him

    Hey everyone, † ††††††††††† Thanks so much for your faithful support and prayer for ACC.† I believe that God wants to do a great work in and through us, and this will happen as we seek Him, yield to Him and rely on Him.† read more
  • September is a new beginning.

    Hey everyone, † ††††††††††† Hope you are having a great week as we head into September.† † ††††††††††† As always, we are usure of what the future holds.† I have some great hopes for what is coming next and I am working towards those hopes, but, as we have learned in the last couple of years, everything can change in an instant and we can be left floundering.† read more
  • Spiritual Fitness Part 3

    Hey everyone, † ††††††††††† How are you feeling about your physical health these days post covid?† Maybe you sense the need to go on a diet.† I checked out Wikipedia and it listed hundreds of diets that you can choose from.† A few of my favourite were the Cookie Diet (in which you eat low-fat cookies in place of a meal), the Baby Food Diet (speaks for itself) and the Inedia Diet (also known as the Breatharian Diet: based on the belief that food is not necessary for human subsistence). read more
  • Spiritual & Physical Fitness

    Hey everyone, † ††††††††††† A couple of years ago, movie star Mark Wahlberg revealed his typical daily routine.† It included a 2:30am wakeup call, breakfast at 3:15am, two workouts, golf and six meals among other things.† The guy, understandably, is in great physical shape.† read more
  • Holy Spirit's Transforming Work Preview text

    Hey everyone, † ††††††††††† Many people are watching the Olympics this summer.† It is the first time since the modern era of Olympics, which started in 1896, that the event has been held on an odd year.† Because of Covid, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics are being played out in 2021.† However, whether it is on an odd year or an even year, one thing is certain, you are going to see some of the best athletes in the world competing in their chosen sport.† And whether it is in basketball or swimming or rhythmic gymnastics or skateboarding, those athletes are going to be in the greatest shape of their lives.† A lot of time, care and energy are put into making sure the athletes are in astounding physical health. read more