The Five Elements of a Story

The FIVE ...  1. Introduction 2. Rising Action: conflict, and problem revealed 3. Turning point 4. Falling action, this is not the end of the story but prepares the reader for the end 5. Resolution In the Case of the Bible it is the same 1. Introduction … Creation … In the beginning God created the world … (Gen... Read More

Being a Spiritual Person is Not Enough

Several years ago TIME Magazine published a personality test entitled ‘How do you know if you are spiritual?’ By American University Psychiatrist Robert Cloninger The test was comprised of twenty T/F questions for example: 1. I am fascinated by the many things in life; that cannot be scientifically explained T/F... Read More

Canada's Birthday at Erindale

  As you know Sunday, September 10th is our annual community church service, and fun fair.  We are celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday so wear your red/white Canada garb (dress casually to church)! We have invited many to joins us.  Please invite families, even strangers you know - We are an outreach church, and... Read More

Dancing with the Holy Spirit

 And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. If we live by the Spirit, let us also keep in step with the Spirit. 26 Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another. Galatians 5:24-26 If we want to keep in step with the Spirit, we must learn... Read More

No Pain No Gain Running a Believer's Race

The saying “no pain, no gain”. It is spot-on most of the time. Anything worthwhile is hard work. For instance conquering a mountain, restoring a relationship, completing a master piece, and running a race (Hebrews 12:1-3), it is hard work following Jesus. Before I enrolled in Bible College I taught at an adult... Read More

Trust Jesus

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. Proverbs 3:5-6 Life is full of numerous decisions, both minor and major, more often than not decisions related to matters of house, children, finances, school,... Read More

Why Are Heaven & Jesus so Closely Linked?

Two reasons: The first: It is Christ who brings us to heaven though faith. We could never earn heaven by our merits. Most people believe humans generally deserve everlasting life. It is taught by almost every religion. It is implied at almost every funeral. People see it as a right. Somehow everyone (except one or... Read More

For Where Heaven is Jesus is.

Heaven. What is it? What does it represent? What does heaven mean? Most people in our world believe in a type of heaven. Apparently, surveys suggest 90% of people believe in heaven. Heaven means different things to different people … • To Nestle Heaven’s an Ice Cream• According to Belinda Carlisle and the... Read More

God's Wrath

People are going to Hell and they don’t care because it’s a nice day outside. Don’t be fool by this gorgeous weather--there is no hope without Christ. Jesus said … “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." John 14:6. Moreover, I was reading the Old Testament this... Read More

Resurrection Historical Fact

In almost every newspaper, or documentary about Easter there is always someone insisting the miracle of the resurrection of Jesus simply could not have taken place. Most modern sceptics argue the same; the resurrection is unverifiable. The trouble with this, as Tim Kellor writes in his book ‘The Reason for God’,... Read More