Sunday November 5 Into The Marketplace

Pastor’s Blog November 5, 2017 “Into the Marketplace.” Christians have their own lingo. It occurred to me this morning that the “moniker” for our next series here at Sunshine Hills Church is an example. What on earth does “into the marketplace” mean to the average Christian, let alone to people who don’t speak Christianese? Is […]

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Sunday October 29 Alpha Film Series

Pastor’s Blog October 29, 2017 “Why now?” We live in a post-Christian society. Not negative…just a fact. For more than a thousand years, Western Civilization was shaped by Christian values and a belief in truth: that truth could be known and was embodied by Jesus Christ who said, “I am the way, the truth and […]

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Pastor’s Blog: The Presence of God and Entering His Rest Relax…take a break…go on a holiday. Rest or lack thereof is a hot topic in a world of unrest and turmoil. In pursuit of rest by “getting away” we find that a temporary reprieve from our labor and busyness does not bring lasting peace. Even […]

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Pastor’s Blog October 15, 2017 “In the presence of a Holy God” Is God a “wallflower” at your life’s part? You know, the One who sits all by Himself waiting for someone to engage? Where the analogy breaks down is God is not shy nor does He have a damaged self-esteem. He is often sitting […]

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Sunday October 8 The Two Lost Sons

Pastor’ Blog “Wasteful or Grateful?” October 8, 2017 On this Thanksgiving weekend here in Canada, I turn to the story of the Prodigal Son from Luke 15. A thanksgiving story you ask? Yes. Prodigal means wasteful not wayward. The son who left was oblivious to the provision and love of his father. Because he was […]

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Pastor’s Blog “If your presence goes not with us…” October 1, 2017 The Presence of God. We sing about it. We talk about it. Do we understand it? Today begins our next series. The topic? You probably guessed. The Presence of God. Exodus 33:15 serves as the key scripture for today. “If your presence does […]

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Sunday Sept 17 The Church:A Caring Community

Pastor’s Blog September 17, 2017 “The Church: a caring community” In a world that is more connected in so many ways, internet, Facebook, cell phones, in many ways we are more disconnected than ever. Growing up, I knew just about everyone for blocks in the quaint little town of Dover, Ohio. Moving to the cosmopolitan […]

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