Singing Salvation & Liberation

July 30, 2017

Psalm 137, p. 858 VU with refrain; Song of the Sea, p.876 VU; Luke 1:46-55 (p. 57 New Testament) The fabulous Queen of Gospel, Mahalia Jackson once declared, “I sing God’s music because it makes me feel free.  It gives … Continue reading

Singing on the Path of Our Ancestors

July 23, 2017

Deuteronomy 5:28-33; Psalm 1; Proverbs 3:1-6 I was reflecting this week on what it means to say that there is a path for each of us individually, and a path for us as Christians.  Several of the Biblically-based hymns today … Continue reading

Born to Sing

July 16, 2017

Psalm 78; Psalm 139; Matthew 21:15-16 Can anyone here remember when they first heard someone singing?  What are your childhood memories of singing? When we were little, my Mum used to put us to bed at night and rub our … Continue reading

Sad Songs Say So Much

July 9, 2017

Psalm 13 When Malaysia Airline Flight 17 was shot down over the Ukraine, a video was posted on line with the news footage of the disaster and a voice singing the words of this Psalm we just heard. (  Sometimes, … Continue reading

Faith in Canada ~stories for sharing

July 2, 2017

A recent Ipsos-Reid poll says that 44 percent of Canadians surveyed believe religion does more harm than good.  Another poll question asked if people believed religious people have a higher moral ground – and most disagreed.  About 13 percent said … Continue reading