Contributed on Jun 23, 2012
The correct 1) Message (Acts 1:1-2), 2) Manifestation (Acts 1:3), 3) Might (Acts 1:4-5, 8a), 4) Mystery (Acts 1:6-7), 5) Mission (Acts 1:8b), and 6) Motive (Acts 1:9-11).
As school ends, and summer begins, it means that kids have a change of pace. Instead of day to day studies and supervision, there tends to be more unscheduled time in new locations. If those new locations include a summer camp, it gives a testing opportunity to see if those lessons made a ...read more
Contributed on Jun 30, 2012
In Acts 1:12-26 we see 1) The Submission of the Disciples (Acts 1:12–15), 2) The Suicide of a Disciple (Acts 1:15–20), and 3) The Selection of a Disciple (Acts 1:21-26).
Omar Khadr is a convicted terrorist. He was born in Toronto, has been detained in Guantanamo Bay for nearly a decade. In October 2010, he pleaded guilty to war crimes committed when he was 15 years old in Afghanistan — namely, throwing a grenade that killed a U.S. soldier in 2002. He was sentenced ...read more
Contributed on Aug 4, 2012
In Acts 2:1-13, the harvesting of souls can be seen in 1) The evidence of the Spirit’s Coming (Acts 2:1–4), 2) The Effect of the Spirit’s Coming (Acts 2:5–11), and 3) The Explanation of the Spirit’s Coming (Acts 2:12–13).
The revamped Canadian Wheat Board is starting the first day of the new crop year with a grain-handling deal with one of the country’s largest agribusinesses. Winnipeg-based International Richardson says it will accept grain deliveries from farmers with wheat board contracts at all its ...read more
Contributed on Aug 25, 2012
1) Life (Acts 2:22), 2) Death (Acts 2:23), 3) Resurrection (Acts 2:24–32), and 4) Exaltation (Acts 2:33–36) of Jesus which Freed believers from the Power of Death.
Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik was jailed for a maximum term on Friday when judges declared him sane enough to answer for the murder of 77 people last year. The killings shook the nation of five million which had prided itself as a safe haven from much of the world’s troubles. ...read more
Contributed on Sep 1, 2012
The "Secret to Change" through 1) The Perplexity of the Crowd (Acts 3:12-13), 2) The Person of Christ (Acts 3:14-17), and 3) The Power of Christ (Acts 3:18-19).
For several years of government contracts, many civil servants, including teachers, have been able to bank unused sick days for cash payments after several years of service. In Ontario, leading up to this labour day, the provincial government has endeavered to pass legislation to change this ...read more
Contributed on Sep 7, 2012
1) Refreshing Joy (Acts 3:20), 2) Restoring Joy (Acts 3:21), 3) Resulting Joy (Acts 3:22-24) , 4) Realized Joy (Acts 3:25–26)
I'm generally not a fan of commercials, but one that I continue to chuckle at, involves the "back to school theme". Seeing joyous parents singing "it's the most wonderful time, of the year" at the prospect of their kids going back to school, always puts a smile on my face. Fall tends to be a ...read more
Contributed on Sep 15, 2012
1) Arrest for the Redeemer (Acts 4:1-4), 2) Accusation for the Redeemer (Acts 4:5-7), 3) Apologetic for the Redeemer (Acts 4:8-13)
"Resurrected Redeemer" Acts 4:1-13 (p.911) Everton Community Church September 16, 2012. Conflict began this week with an attack that killed four Americans in Libya, including the U.S. ambassador. It was an organized two-part operation by heavily armed militants that included a precisely timed ...read more