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I would encourage you to check back in on our web site as most weeks I will be reviewing highlights from our Sunday message with encouragements and challenges to go a little deeper in the text of God’s word.


Pastor Shawn


Recent Posts

True Love Gives...
November 26, 2015
I want to start out by apologizing for not writing to you last week.  I thought... [READ MORE]

How Bad is Bad? James 4:1-10
September 4, 2015
How bad is bad?  Well check out the kings of ancient Israel and Judah... [READ MORE]

Profiting in Security - Romans 5
March 11, 2015
I guess if I had to offer up one word that describes our new series in Romans 5 it would be security... [READ MORE]

Christmas and the Return of the King - Revelation 19
January 22, 2015
For many years our family lived in a small town in Ontario called Stayner.  Now I can’t verify this but... [READ MORE]

Challenges for Church Members? Or Pastors? Maybe both!
November 20, 2014
We are nearing our completion on our series on the church.  I hope you have enjoyed these challenges from God’s Word as much as I have enjoyed preparing them... [READ MORE]

Have You Ever Noticed 1 Corinthians 16?
November 19, 2014
I am very blessed to have a number of gifted and godly pastors that regularly speak into my life.   Many of them... [READ MORE]

Pass the Church Please... The Biblical View of Christ’s Church
September 24, 2014
Pass the church please... when I say the word church I imagine for many of you it congers up all sorts of different... [READ MORE]

Why 38? - Judah and Tamar - Genesis 38
August 14, 2014
For the last month or so we as a church have been looking at some of the life and times of Joseph from Genesis 37-41.  It has been an interesting journey... [READ MORE]

Lemon and Lemonade - Helping in Times of Trouble - John 13
July 8, 2014
Recently I watched a news clip that highlighted the importance of families helping families.  No one likes to see a seven year old boy suffer... [READ MORE]

Happiness in Humility - John 13
May 30, 2014
Ok... I need to start today’s blog with a question.  If Genies were real and you could... [READ MORE]

Hope for the hopeless - 1 Peter 1:1-3
April 30, 2014
Who do you think of when I mention “the hopeless”?  Sometimes we use... [READ MORE]

The Heart of the Gospel OR the Gospel and the Heart? - Romans 1
April 3, 2014
Well, it’s April 2014 and I can’t believe that spring is already here and I also can’t believe that our series on Romans 1 is finished... [READ MORE]

Not Ashamed... of the Superbowl? - Romans 1:16 -17
February 20, 2014
I’m not sure if the Denver Broncos or the apostle Paul have much in common but... [READ MORE]

Ice, Illness and a Message for Our Culture - Romans 1
January 24, 2014
For me, the last few weeks have brought about a series of unusual Sunday’s.  I was randomly struck... [READ MORE]

Persecution for a New Years Resolution? - Matthew 5:10-12
January 3, 2014
I’m still in the midst of preparing for this week’s message on Matthew 5:10-12 but I think it is fair to say that... [READ MORE]

Mouth, Ears, Heart and a Jolly Guy in a Red Suit - Luke 2:17-20
December 24, 2013
Well, if you just read Luke 2:17-20 you probably noticed there were guys speaking.... [READ MORE]

A Surprise Knock at the Door - Matthew 5:9
December 6, 2013
Recently the National Post posted this headline “Hamilton woman ‘in shock’ after winning $50-million... [READ MORE]

Fellowship or Rebellion - Revelation 14
November 15, 2013
Ok, I want to start this week’s blog by asking you a question... and you need to be honest.  The question is... [READ MORE]

Back to Revelation - A Few Tips
October 24, 2013
Well, I must apologize for not writing sooner.  I missed a couple of weeks... [READ MORE]

Just Who is in Charge - Could it be Jesus? - Revelation 4 - 6
September 26, 2013
Have you ever been part of a random work team trying to accomplish a specific goal and then a moment comes where a decision has to be made?  In those instances... [READ MORE]

The Clock is Ticking - Revelation 1 - 3
September 19, 2013
I remember when I was a kid hearing people mention how they felt that time... [READ MORE]

Where’s the Movie? Hosea 3
September 6, 2013
Well, we have completed our series on Hosea and... [READ MORE]

All About Change - Hosea 2: 14-18
August 29, 2013
What would it take to get you to change?  Have you ever considered that question?  I’m sure we all have areas in our life that... [READ MORE]

Sin’s Footprint (part 2) - Hosea 2
August 9, 2013
On Sunday during our teaching time we centred our attention around Hosea chapter 2 verses 6 to 13... [READ MORE]

Hosea chapter 2 - Sin’s Footprint
August 2, 2013
It is exciting to be back in New Hamburg after our vacation.  In fact, I feel a little spoiled... [READ MORE]

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