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Jul 2014

A Christian fellowship lives and exists by the intercession of its members for one another, or it collapses. I can no longer condemn or hate a brother for whom I pray, no matter how much trouble he causes me. His face, that hitherto may have been strange and intolerable to me, is transformed in intercession into the countenance of a brother for whom Christ died, the face of a forgiven sinner. This is a happy discovery for the Christian who begins to pray for others. Bonhoeffer, Dietrich. Life Together. New York: Harper and Row......

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July 03, 2014

In Theology of the Body for Beginners: A Basic Introduction to Pope John Paul II’s Sexual Revolution, Christopher West says, “In the moment we reject our receptivity before God and grasp at our own ‘happiness’ we...


June 26, 2014

This last Sunday felt to me like a very significant service at Bow Valley. For those of you who missed it, we had a guest come and share some thoughts around his journey with same...


June 15, 2014

In light of our current sermon series on Sex Matters, I thought I would interview someone from our church who is involved in Sexaholics Anonymous and Sex Addicts Anonymous to give us insight about the...


June 11, 2014

Most people when asked will easily assent to the truth that there is something wrong with us as the human race. I would argue that today this sad truth is especially pronounced in our disastrous...


June 08, 2014

Considering all of the trouble, pain, selfishness, and loneliness resulting from our sexual longings, what was God thinking when He made humans to be sexual beings? It might have been better to create us with...


March 19, 2014

  We live in a society that places an unfortunately high value on individual autonomy. Don’t get me wrong – this is not to say that autonomy is necessarily a bad thing. On one level,...


March 06, 2014

On December 20, 2013 Canada’s Supreme Court struck down most of the laws related to prostitution in Canada deeming them unconstitutional. The court stated that the present laws breach the Charter rights of vulnerable and...


March 03, 2014

All followers of Jesus should be on the path of discovering how to better love God and love others. This week at Bow Valley we talked about how these two core dynamics of the Christian...


February 19, 2014

Ahh Mr. Bean! This clip gets me every time. There is something about the high dive experience that connects with us all. I don’t know what your experience has been in the past but almost...


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