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I never met Ravi Zacharias. Yet, I was saddened by the news of his death on May 19, 2020. I admired his wit, gentleness, and humour. His death felt like a loss to the spread of the Gospel. He had clearly made an impact in our world for the kingdom.    By the time Ravi...

Temptation – Lent, Day 38 of 40

Up until now, we’ve been talking about how Lent helps us connect to the story of God and his people. Lent helps us identify with God’s work through history. Lent also reminds us that Jesus identifies with us.  Right after Jesus’ baptism the Spirit led...

Jonah – Lent, Day 32 of 40

When I was younger, I enjoyed getting my brother and sisters in trouble. I’m sure none of you can relate to that! I was pretty good at it, too. I knew what buttons to push to get them to react.   As an adult, I don’t try to get people in trouble anymore but...

Elijah- Lent, Day 25 of 40

Through the 40 days of Lent we’ve been connecting to God’s story by looking at where 40 days shows up in Scripture. Forty days shows up in God’s story again just after God demonstrated his supremacy over Baal by sending fire from heaven to...

The Spies – Lent, Day 19 of 40

I forgot it was Lent! In the midst of all the news about COVID-19 and the meetings to plan how we’re going to respond, Lent got lost. I got distracted and overwhelmed.  So I can relate to the children of Israel in Numbers 13-14. They’re...