In the early church landscape the practice of travelling missionaries was common. A certain church leader, Gaius, had a reputation for being a big help to these itinerant ministers of the gospel. What can we learn from his example that will help us today as we reach out to those ministering in foreign lands? Join … [Read more…]
What does it mean to truly be a “servant of Christ” these days? Is it a term we just throw around if we are someone who goes to church, or who believes in God? To be a servant (or slave) to someone means that our rights belong to that one whom we serve. If that … [Read more…]
Join us this Mothers’ Day for a time of worship at 10:45 am. WE will study the life of a great woman of the Bible, Lydia. She was described as a “worshipper of God” in the Book of Acts. What does that mean, and what are the implications of such a description? Pastor Brian will … [Read more…]
Join us this Sunday for a celebration around the Lord’s Table, as well as a message from God’s Word from special speaker, Dianne McBeth, the president of the Baptist Women of Ontario and Quebec.
Be sure to join us this Sunday at 10:45 am for an uplifting and encouraging service led by our youth and youth leaders. Pastor Brian will bring a message from God’s Word, and we will enjoy at time of fellowship in the newly-renovated youth room after the service. See you there!
We are at that time of year where many decide to undertake the onerous task of “spring cleaning.” It involves deciding what to keep and what to throw away. Paul’s final words to Timothy in his first letter to the young pastor is a call to do some sorting of matters involved in the ministry … [Read more…]
When you go through life and see all the mistakes you’ve made, it can be so discouraging to carry on. Then along comes the greatest event in recorded history, the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Just when you thought there was no hope to follow, God gives it to you in living colour. The apostle Peter, … [Read more…]
Life in the church is not perfect, simply because people are not perfect. Timothy had to deal with people who were in error, and also with those whose motivation was on material gain. Both are deadly in the life of a growing church. Pastor Brian will go into more detail about these 2 areas in … [Read more…]
When it comes to the resume for leaders in the church, or Christians in the workplace, the goal is the same: hold to a high standard! The apostle Paul gives Pastor Timothy some very sound and practical advice for those in his congregation, advice that is good for us to follow, too. Join us this … [Read more…]
In the church today there are 2 common mistakes when it comes to the proper treatment of spiritual leaders. People are put them on a pedestal, or treat them in a common, carefree manner. Both are wrong. The apostle Paul wanted his young protégé to attach great value to spiritual leaders, of which Timothy was … [Read more…]