Just as we thought spring was finally here, winter comes back for a visit. Hopefully, it was just an early April Fools joke, and Spring really does come soon! As we focus on humility and servanthood as our Missional Theme for April, we can do no better than to look to Jesus’ example, especially in the […]
It’s already March. The sun is shining brighter, the days are longer, spring jackets are coming out and winter gear becomes less and less frequent. Does anyone else feel like this year is zooming by? Easter is just around the corner! As we move into March and look at some of the things happening this
“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” – Jesus There’s a lot going on these days to try and pay attention to. First off, it’s February and our ‘missional year at a glance’ theme for the month is love. Even after Valentine’s Day,
April is here and signs of spring are all around us. Longer and warmer days, blooming leaves and flowers, and putting the winter gear away for another season all help to remind us that we made it through another winter and summer is coming. And that’s why we celebrate Easter at this time of year.
I represent the Salvation Army on a Multi-Faith Council that addresses the issue of poverty in Ontario. Last week we met together, and it happened to be on international women’s day. The devotional before our meeting was being led by one of our members, a Jewish rabbi, who was fasting that day due to a religious observance. He
It’s March already, and we shift our focus to justice and reconciliation. It truly is the perfect theme for a month like this when we enter fully into the Lenten season and feel a little bit of spring coming along. As a reminder, Lent is a Christian season of preparing, fasting and praying for about 40