Having Hope When it Hurts

Having Hope When it Hurts

On June 17, Kevin and Nicole Penner dedicated their little baby boy, Aaron, to God in a room at the Winnipeg Children’s Hospital.  Below is their dedication prayer for their son; it is a prayer filled with desperation, love, and hope.  It is a powerful declaration of...
How the Physical Affects the Spiritual

How the Physical Affects the Spiritual

Have you ever felt too tired to pray?  I remember reading a book on spiritual growth by John Ortberg and he said, “Sleeping can be one of the most spiritual things you can do.”  It’s a quote that’s stuck with me throughout my ministry years that highlights an...
Soul Care

Soul Care

It’s the time of year when people begin thinking about New Year’s resolutions!  One of the first things we think about is our physical health.  We want to lose some weight after binging on Christmas treats and chocolates for the last two weeks, or maybe we’ve set a...
Who Needs Christmas

Who Needs Christmas

Do you feel like you have outgrown christmas? Increasingly we are living in a society that is post-Christian and believes they have outgrown their faith, outgrown Christmas. This isn’t just true of “Canada” but this is increasingly becoming true of Winkler.  For many,...