See to Believe
See to Believe

By Ryan Brousson Doubting Thomas (a sad but suitable name for this poor apostle) did not believe the other apostles when they said that Jesus was alive. He only trusted his own fallible senses. When Thomas did see Jesus, He said to him...

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Death to self
Death to self

By Pastor Rhoda Klein Miller Every autumn in Vancouver we are treated to a beautiful array of fall colours. The city’s tree lined streets offer a dazzling spectrum of warm shades resulting from a bio-chemical response to seasonal changes. Plant...

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A Unique Book
A Unique Book

By Pastor Rhoda Klein Miller People have a lot of questions about the Bible. As a compilation of writings from several different authors that spans centuries of time, the Bible is a fascinating, challenging, frustrating and unique book. Some...

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A Serving Character
A Serving Character

By Ryan Brousson  What did Christ do while He was on our planet? You could say many things: healing people, preaching, walking on water. What do these things have in common? They are acts of sacrifice and generosity, acts of giving. Christ gave...

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Remarkable and unique
Remarkable and unique

By Rhoda Klein Miller  Ever have somebody mistake you for someone else? Or did you approach another person sure of who they were only to discover they were not who you had in mind. As a twin I’m very familiar with mistaken identity...

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No “Right” Words
No “Right” Words

By Rhoda Klein Miller  Social isolation and loneliness is a growing concern of this “most liveable” city of Vancouver. Absence of meaningful connections is being linked to both physical and mental health ailments. Promoting...

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Back to School
Back to School

By Rhoda Klein Miller  It’s back to school season for a lot of educators, children, youth and young adults but for a select group this week marked their first day of school ever! Do you remember your first day? Were you excited or...

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Ancient Words of Life
Ancient Words of Life

By Rhoda Klein Miller  I was at the Vancouver Art Gallery last week to see the Alberto Giacometti exhibition. His sculptures are the product of remarkable talent and obsession with his craft. But the real showstoppers for me, in some way...

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Mountains of Faith
Mountains of Faith

By Joshua Zhao At the end of June, Pastor Rhoda brought up an idea that we would go climb Grouse Grind and have our staff meeting at the top of the mountain. The view at the top was gorgeous, but the process of climbing up was tough. Similar to...

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Hug a Tree
Hug a Tree

By Pastor Rhoda Klein Miller  Have you hugged a tree recently? Maybe quite some time has passed since you last embraced the trunk of a tree declared safe in a schoolground game or scaled its girth in search of new treasures and views. Did you...

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Hornest
Hornest

By Pastor Rhoda Klein Miller  Hornets! One of the staff cabins at Camp Hope had a small infestation of them. As you can imagine, when they awoke to the alarming sounds of buzzing wings they evacuated pretty quickly! Thankfully everyone escaped...

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Shalom
Shalom

By Ryan Brousson  In our lives there can be many things to be worried, anxious, and stressed about. The world seems to be in a constant state of flux. We are overloaded with information from all directions, and who knows what is true or false...

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