The Kingdom of God

The Kingdom of God

If you were going to try to boil down everything that Jesus said into one core message, topic, or teaching what would it be? “Do unto others as you would have them do to you?” “Love your neighbour as yourself?” What about simply, “follow me?” This exercise is pretty...
Membership: Behind the Scenes

Membership: Behind the Scenes

Last June, I wrote a blog post about how we were planning some changes to what membership (and baptism) would look like at WMBC. Instead of leaving all this work “behind the scenes,” I’d like to bring this out into the open a bit more and talk about what some of these...
Christmas for the City

Christmas for the City

Last winter, in the weeks after my daughter was born, my wife and I spent a good deal of time watching Christmas movies on daytime TV. Needless to say, this not critically acclaimed cinema. Every film shared a similar premise: someone’s life is changed for the better...