When We Stand Before God

Text: Matthew 25:31-40 – Life can be hectic. Too often we get so caught up in the busyness of everyday life, we lose focus on important matters – like eternity. In the parable of the sheep and goats, Jesus reminds us that one day, we will all stand before God. True followers of Christ should […]

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Ruth: A Story of Gratitude

Text: Ruth 1-4 – The Book of Ruth is a story about gratitude. Even though Ruth was a foreigner living with her mother-in-law in the land of Israel, she saw God’s hand working in her life in spite of the circumstances she found herself in.  In this Thanksgiving message, Pastor Adi reminds us to have grateful […]

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Stolen Glory

Text: 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 – Most of us would get offended when someone takes the credit for something we know they didn’t do, especially when we actually did all the work. Unfortunately, many of us as Christians do just that when we take credit for our accomplishments and don’t give God the credit. We are guilty […]

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God’s Word – Our GPS for Life

Text: Proverbs 3:5-8 – The Bible is God’s Word – it is inerrant, authoritative, trustworthy and it provides us with very practical direction for how God wants us to live.  Why do we still choose to ignore it and go our own way?  In this message, Pastor Russ uses the illustration of a GPS to […]

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What Is Church All About?

Text: 1 John 1:1-10 – There are many misconceptions about what “church” is. Is it a building? Is it a club? Is it a support group? Why do so many people attend this place called “church” every Sunday? On this National Back to Church Sunday, Pastor Russ unpacks what the church is all about to […]

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Text: Judges 6:11-15 – In this Kick-off Sunday message, Pastor Russ challenges us to start the new ministry season off well. The Fall season is a time to re-engage in ministry but too often, we feel inadequate. Using the story of Gideon, Pastor Russ reminds us that God uses people with all kinds of weaknesses […]

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Understanding the Consequences of Sin

Text: Numbers 14:20-35; Psalm 90 – In this message, Sean Rodgers, one of the elders at Grace, teaches us vital lessons about the severity and consequences of our sin using the account of the Israelite’s rejection of God when they refused to go into the Promised Land at Kadesh Barnea. He then turns to Psalm […]

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Overcoming Spiritual Blindness

Text: Mark 10:46-52 – In this message, Bill Allan, Canadian Director of World Team, unpacks the account of Jesus healing the blind beggar and relates it to another kind of problem many people are unaware of – their own spiritual blindness. Bill reminds us of the problems associated with this kind of blindness and offers 4 […]

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Trusting God With Our Future

Text: Matthew 6:25-34; Hebrews 11:17-19 – We live in a culture that spends a lot of energy trying to control the future. We put our faith in our RRSPs, in our Horiscopes, in our retirement plans. Yet, as followers of Christ, our peace in our future only rests in our confidence in the promises of […]

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Living As “Strangers” In Our World

Text: John 17:13-20; Hebrews 11:9,10 – In his high priestly prayer, Jesus stated that his followers were not of this world any more than he was of this world. In fact, the world would hate them because of their new identity. Yet, Jesus sent us to be in the world as his witnesses. Abraham was also called […]

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