Christian Life

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Moving Forward – Part 3 of 6: Inviting People to Church

by Pastor George

THE  BIG QUESTION A rhetorical question was asked by one of our church members last spring at a church meeting: “How many of us are inviting friends to worship here at South Calgary?” The question was followed by a short silence as we all knew the answer. Sometimes, we make the mistake of sitting in […]

Moving Forward – Part 2 of 6: Connecting Within South Calgary

by Pastor George

It Takes More than A Sunday God created us in such a way that: waking up on a Sunday morning; driving or walking to a local church; saying “good morning” to a few people in a lobby; singing songs and listening to a sermon in the sanctuary and returning home will never be sufficient to […]

God . . . More Powerful Than a Recession

by Pastor George

The province of Alberta and the city of Calgary are in the midst of a very difficult economic time. “If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray . . . then I will hear from heaven.” 2 Chronicles 7:14 This verse was part of God’s message to King Solomon after […]

Tips for Hearing God through His Word – Tip #3

by Pastor Kent

Tip #3 – Prime the Pump The Bible is full of accounts where God spoke to people in the midst of worship. Acts 13 records it was while the believers at Antioch were worshipping the Lord that the Holy Spirit spoke and directed them to commission Barnabas and Paul for their first missionary journey. What […]

Tips for Hearing God through His Word – Tip #2

by Pastor Kent

Tip #2 – Chew your Cud One of the ways we can increase our awareness of God’s voice is by meditating on His Word. We read in Joshua 1:8, “Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do […]

Tips for Hearing God through His Word – Tip #1

by Pastor Kent

 – Ask Questions One of the ways God we can practice and grow in hearing God through his Word is by asking questions about the text, and to God, himself. Before you read a passage, pause to ask God in prayer to speak to you through his Word. Then read a short passage or chapter […]