Doing Church through Candies, Coffee, Cocoa, and Colouring Countenances

“In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’” – Acts 20:35

I remember how the observance of Halloween around our Castlebridge community was so different this year than it was last year. First of all, the preparations we made last year were just phenomenal. I recall how we went all out decorating the gym at the school like it was a one-day VBS. We led everyone in singing and played games where prizes were given out to the winners. Our church members heartily donated chocolates, candies, and even little toys imagining what it would be like for even the kid at heart to receive such treats.

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Salvation is Still Free!

“For by grace have you been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God.” – Ephesians 2:8

Our son, Jed, recently celebrated his 9th birthday.  It always amazes me how time flies and even more amazed at how fast our children grow up.  I couldn’t help but recall memories of the remarkable growth of their observation and insight. Continue reading