A Reality Check

“This is monumental street theatre” Laflamme explained last week, adding that he wants to see people experience the spectacle through the eyes of a child. That was the idea behind the much publicized mechanical spider, Kumo and the horse dragon, affectionately known as Long Ma. Though, I never saw these mechanical beasts up close, I

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Lord, Son of David, Have Mercy on Me!

For saving faith to be real it must be grounded in Christ. It is both profound and at the same time problematic. Jesus Christ’s death on the cross in order to save sinners is our only hope in this life. Our dilemma though is that hardships and difficulties often leaves us wanting immediate relief and

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Sin – Are You Really Serious?

In 1995 Newsweek magazine reported that teaching on sin had all but disappeared from many churches. They questioned how can people still identify with Adam and Eve these days? Yet, the articles points out that people still experience shame — loss of face — and that guilt requires much more such as a recognition of

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Two Trajectories for Forgiveness

Lately, world attention has been locked on the conflict between North Korea and the United States. The growing tension found in rhetoric being bantered back and forth has led to what some say is the real possibility of war which may in fact happen because of a misunderstanding, misconception or overreaction from both sides. If

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