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Receiving the Spirit

Receiving the Spirit

This past Sunday I spoke about the importance of us being a Spirit empowered people and gave opportunity for people to receive the Spirit. Had we have had more time I would have given more attention to demonstrating from scripture all the New Testament occurrences of receiving the Spirit. I thought it might be useful…

Men, Camo… and the Holy Spirit

I’m a “men’s weekend” junkie. There’s something about going away together as men that I have found hugely helpful in my (long, sometimes painful) maturing process as a Christian man, my Father’s son.  So when Rhys mentioned that he would be speaking at a men’s conference in Oregon this past weekend, and that anybody who…

Two Years in Vancouver – An Anniversary Perspective

On Sunday 2nd February we marked our two year anniversary as a church in Vancouver with a wonderful celebration together! It is breathtaking to stand at this vantage point and survey the landscape of where we’ve come from. What started as a prayer meeting in a front room is growing into an increasingly vibrant community….

Always be ready to give an answer…

When I logged on to Facebook today I found this post from a staunchly atheist friend of mine: “I had a really good/interesting talk with some theists (Christians) today. Anyone who says ‘religious people are stupid’ needs to talk with some theists, like this guy I was talking with most of the time. He helped…