Joseph – Lessons In Godly Character

Text: Genesis 39-50 – Life is not always fair. This is reality in a broken world. But rather than play the victim, we need to rise about our difficult circumstances. God is always there to help us through challenges and often uses them to develop character and maturity in us. Joseph went through many trials […]

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Who Are Your Heroes?

Text: 1 Kings 18: 36-39 – Who are your heroes? We often look to influential men or women to inspire us to higher achievement. The Bible is also filled with heroes – heroes of faith who demonstrated courage, strength, perseverance, and discipline in the face of challenges because they trusted in God. In this message, […]

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Does God’s Word Change You?

Text: James 1:22-25 – In this passage, James warns Christians that simply reading the Bible or listening to a message on the radio or a sermon on a Sunday is futile unless we allow God’s Word to transform us. In this message, Pastor Win reminds us that God’s Word has authority to direct our lives […]

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Living Confidently In Troubled Times

Text: 2 Timothy 3 – On this Canada Day weekend, Pastor Win’s message encourages us as believers to remain confident in God’s sovereignty, even when it seems like our own country continues to drift further and further from its rich Christian heritage and from God’s truth and his standards of morality.

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Let God be God – Part 2

Text: Romans 9 – Pastor Russ continues his message on God’s sovereignty from Romans 9. We often place so much emphasis on our actions, our decisions, our response to God when Paul makes it clear that its more about God’s activity in our lives than what we do. If it were left up to us, […]

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Fathers – God’s Call to Lead

Text: Joshua 24:14,15; 29-31 – In this Father’s Day message, Pastor Russ challenges dad’s to reclaim the role of leaders in our home just as Joshua did. While addressing the nation of Israel, Joshua challenged the people to follow God, and then he declared his personal commitment to lead his own family in spiritual faithfulness […]

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Let God Be God – Part 1

Text: Romans 9 – As we continue with our series in the book of Romans, we come to a section of the book that contains some challenging teaching on the doctrine of election. Theologians have debated these passages for centuries but, as Pastor Russ reminds us, we need to allow God’s Word to speak for […]

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We Are All Called to Ministry

Text: Ezra 7:8-10 – On this Sunday, Grace Church celebrates two special occasions: First, the election of one of our long time members, Rev. Bill Allan, as the new President of the Associated Gospel Churches of Canada. Secondly, the Induction of our Youth Pastor, Dwayne Copson. Both men have felt God’s call on their lives […]

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Jesus: The Focal Point of Our Service

Text – Hebrews 6:9-12 – On this special Volunteer Appreciation Sunday, Pastor Russ reminds us who we do ministry for. Often, we our ministry efforts can get derailed because we forget who we are serving. Growth in our Christian walk is reflected in our service. Salvation produces a desire to want to serve. But we […]

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Our Salvation – Its All About God

Text: Romans 8:28-39 – in this final section of Chapter 8, Pastor Russ takes us through some difficult verses that students of theology have debated for centuries. Is our salvation the result of God’s activity or our activity? A close look at this section of Romans 8 shows that Paul points to our salvation as […]

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