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Aug 2016

Sometimes when I read passages of the Bible that I have read many times, they lose their horror for me. I am not shocked by them anymore. I suspect that this is true for many of us. That is the way I feel about 2 Samuel 11. It has lost its power to shake up my world. The actions of King David of Israel should really cause me to ask questions about this “man after God’s own heart.” But I have heard the story told since I was a child. So allow......

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April 07, 2016

This left Jacob all alone in the camp, and a man came and wrestled with him until the dawn began to break. When the man saw that he would not win the match, he touched Jacob’s...


March 17, 2016

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November 28, 2015

Choosing Unity An open letter from a concerned student By Rebekah Hagan (This article originally appeared in CM Alliance magazine, Fall/Winter 2015) Dear Church, You have been in my life for twenty-two years. As a...


November 23, 2015

(The following blog is a series of excerpts from a sermon preached at Bow Valley Christian Church on November 22, 1015. For a fuller treatment of this topic you can listen to the complete sermon...


August 28, 2015

  Jeremiah was a prophet who lived about 2,600 years ago. God gave him the task of telling the Jews of Judah that they had not lived up to their end of the covenant they...


August 11, 2015

“If racing against mere men makes you tired, how will you race against horses? If you stumble and fall on open ground, what will you do in the thickets near the Jordan? – Jeremiah 12:5...


July 06, 2015

The following blog represents a selection of excerpts from a sermon delivered at Bow Valley Christian Church on July 5, 2015. The entire sermon can be heard here. What do we do when we disagree?...


October 21, 2014

Recently, Mark Zuckerburg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, gave $25 million dollars to help with the healthcare crisis that is emerging with the continued spread of the Ebola virus. This is a terrific gift and...


October 16, 2014

  Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more...


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