A Minister’s Musings

01
May

On Autograph Books

MINISTER’S MUSINGS ………………. ON AUTOGRAPH BOOKS When I was a student in Grade Eight, back in Regina, Saskatchewan, just a few decades ago(!), Autograph Books were all the rage. Mine […]

26
Apr

On A White Van

MINISTER’S MUSINGS …………………………………………..ON A WHITE VAN I feel sick and tired today as I am writing this. A young man rents a van and drives down a busy downtown street, […]

17
Apr

On Pipeline Politics

A MINISTER’S MUSINGS…………………………………………..ON PIPELINE POLITICS Are you on Facebook? I am. And, lately. the heated rhetoric around pipelines has taken over my Face Book feed. The language and the strong […]

09
Apr

On Tragedy and Suffering

A MINISTER’S MUSINGS…………………………………..ON TRAGEDY AND SUFFERING Our country is in a state of shock at the death of 15 people who were travelling down a Saskatchewan highway, looking forward to […]

04
Apr

On Organ Donation

A MINISTER’S MUSINGS……………………………………………ON ORGAN DONATION One of the most powerful moments for me during our Easter Sunday morning service last week was seeing Lori Bazin rise up in the choir […]

28
Mar

On Resurrection

A MINISTER’S MUSINGS……………………………………………ON RESURRECTION As I am writing this, we are in the midst of Holy Week, in the days leading up to Good Friday, culminating on Easter Sunday when […]

19
Mar

On Parades

A MINISTER’S MUSINGS………………………………………………ON PARADES What is it about a parade that seems to draw people like a magnet? The colour, the spectacle, the marching bands, the prancing horses, the brilliant […]

12
Mar

On Baptism

A MINISTER’S MUSINGS……………….ON BAPTISM (March 12/18) It won’t be long now until the arrival of a hot tub at Central.  No, we won’t be hosting a tailgate party, with people […]

05
Mar

On the Academy Awards

A MINISTER’S MUSINGS……………………………ON THE ACADEMY AWARDS (March 5/18) On Sunday, the 90th Anniversary of the Academy Awards was celebrated. I remember, as a kid, awaiting with excitement the annual ritual […]

03
Mar

On Mass Shootings

A MINISTER’S MUSINGS……………………………………….ON MASS SHOOTINGS (February 27/18) It has happened again. A former disgruntled, perhaps mentally ill student returns to his school, armed with an assault weapon and within minutes […]

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