Great Faith

Great Faith

I ask my kids to wash their hands a lot. They are always playing outside in the dirt. I can never be sure what new specimen of bug they will have discovered or what particularly dirty pile of mud they might decide to play in. So I ask them to wash their hands....
Primer for Sunday: Great Faith

Primer for Sunday: Great Faith

The story in Matthew 15: 10-28 of the Canaanite woman is a difficult one for many reasons. It forces us to ask questions about Jesus, which are uncomfortable. It raises issues about the divinity of Jesus, the characteristics of God and who is included in God’s...
Be A Peacemaker

Be A Peacemaker

At St. Andrew’s we have been praying for the various conflicts that have engulfed the planet. In particular we have focused our prayer on the situation in Iraq, where Christians and other minority groups have been persecuted. The world has responded through...
Preparing for Fall

Preparing for Fall

It is hard to believe that Summer is nearing an end. However, that means that we are busy preparing for a vibrant time of worship and fellowship at St. Andrew’s. Here are a few dates to mark on your calendar. Young at Heart will begin meeting on September 12 @...
Prayer Time: Seeing Each Other as Brothers & Sisters

Prayer Time: Seeing Each Other as Brothers & Sisters

In my own devotional time I have been ¬†reading the Book of Ruth. Ruth’s words to Naomi in chapter 1: 16-17 caused me to reflect on much of the global crisis in a new way. In a manner that disregards self-interest for the needs of others. Ruth embodies the...

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