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Mistaken identity

This morning I preach at¬†Merrickville (Ontario) United Church, as part of a pulpit exchange. Today¬†Merrickville United Church celebrates its annual Anniversary Sunday. Thank you for welcoming me to speak at your anniversary Sunday celebration. Anniversaries are about celebrating who we … Continue reading

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The Cross: Not only for us, but involves us

What Jesus did on the cross involves us. One great temptation of being a Christian today is to delude ourselves into believing that the cross of Christ must be reserved exclusively to the annals of history. What Jesus did on … Continue reading

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Twins in the womb story

Once upon a time, twin boys were conceived. Weeks passed and the twins developed. As their awareness grew, they laughed for joy: “Isn’t it great that we were conceived? Isn’t it great to be alive?” Together the twins explored their … Continue reading

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Dare to be you

In my life as an identical twin, unrealistic expectations of my twin-hood abounded. On the one hand, people presumed my brother and I are identical — I mean perfectly duplicate copies of each other. On the other hand, people loved … Continue reading

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A funeral at Christmas

To be grieving at this time of year brings a bag of mixed feelings, to say the least. While everyone else is celebrating and enjoying the festivities of the season, you are also working through the loss of a dear … Continue reading

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