Demanding Our Joy

The opening thanksgiving in 2 Thessalonians is a reminder of God’s expectations for every believer.  But God’s expectations are not to be considered negative, but rather they are his gracious demands for the joy of every follower of Christ. In this message...

Silent Night or Frazzled Lives

There are so many things at Christmas that can steal our peace.  We hope for a holiday season filled with tranquility and calm without stress, but then there is reality.  The pressures, the expectations, the relationship struggles can all be magnified at Christmas. ...

The Final Credits

Like the closing credits of a movie, the end of a biblical letter is often not given much consideration. But as Paul concludes his letter to the Ephesian Church with closing remarks and a benediction, there is still much for us to learn about the new life we share in...

Introduction to the Book of Ephesians

The Book of Ephesians begins by telling all those who know Christ as their saviour, what it means to be under the gracious will of God. In the opening verses, the apostle Paul, declares a prayer that is meant to be the strength for believers to live as saints and...