The loss of loneliness

Ever been lonely?  Even though you are surrounded by people?  Even though you know lots of people?  Have you considered that the reason you’re lonely is because even though you know many people, you really haven’t let people know you? Think about it. Oh, and you should know that if you’re going to let people…

The Church as Home

I really like the image of “home” – what is more welcoming than a home?  The warmth of a house that is safe and and secure – at home the lives of everyone is valued and guarded – encouragement to be better is granted but being perfect is not expected! That’s what I think church…

The Army Band and Jan Arden

Two invitations were issued recently for dinners that were taking place last night. I was fortunate to receive both and to attend both. The first was to those who form the homeless or at risk population of Edmonton. 1200 people accepted the invitation to that dinner. They lined up outside our building and while the…