Published October 31st, 2014 by

Watchman Nee considered himself to be a watchman raised up to sound out a warning call in the dark night: most appropriate for the dark day of Halloween. It is…

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Published October 30th, 2014 by

God made two great lights—the greater light to govern the day and the lesser light to govern the night. He also made the stars. (Genesis 1:16, NIV) The lesser light,…

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Published October 29th, 2014 by

I can’t say I’ve always been this investigative when it comes to buying a vehicle, but this is what we should do. Don’t make any decision until you’ve ‘window shopped’…

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Published October 28th, 2014 by

Our family picks our own special favorites at Pine Farms Orchard. It’s only a short drive and we generally stay for coffee and an apple dessert from the little shop.…

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Published October 27th, 2014 by

Here in Ontario, we have a graduated system for those just learning to drive. G1 drivers can’t drive on high speed roadways and must wait at least a year to…

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Published October 26th, 2014 by

At exercise class, we pretend to pick fruit off a tall tree. It’s a great stretching exercise. Spiritual fruit develops in a slightly different way. But what happens when we…

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Published October 25th, 2014 by

That day about three thousand took him at his word, were baptized and were signed up.  They committed themselves to the teaching of the apostles, the life together, the common…

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Published October 24th, 2014 by

This little church building has existed since 1843 and has been a heritage building since 1981. Services continued there over the years, but gradually the congregation declined. In September 2014,…

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Published October 23rd, 2014 by

“Don’t pick on people, jump on their failures, criticize their faults— unless, of course, you want the same treatment.  That critical spirit has a way of boomeranging. It’s easy to…

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Published October 22nd, 2014 by

Cookbooks used to tell us that if dried beans were salted before cooking, they would be tough. That’s now considered to be an old wives’ tale. To prepare dried beans…

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