Sermon Crumbs – 1 Corinthians 2:1-5

Unfortunately there wasn’t time to share this great story from Thabiti Anyabwile, which he recounts in his book The Gospel for Muslisms.  Here’s just another demonstration of human weakness and God’s power.  Yes we may be afraid and tremble much.  Inside we may want to crawl into a corner and hide.  But to the outside observer, witnessing God’s power, there’s quite a difference.  Here’s what he writes: read more

Persecution in Iraq

This symbol, an Arabic “N” is what IS (formerly ISIS) have been using to identify homes of Christians in Iraq.  N for “Nazarene.”  CNN reports that “In Mosul, ISIS issued an ultimatum to Christians living there: Convert to Islam, pay a fine or face “death by the sword.” read more

Praying During Ramadan

Ramadan starts today.  You’ve probably heard the term.  Maybe you even know a little bit about it.  Maybe you have some Muslim friends or neighbours who have mentioned it.  In the event that you have no clue what Ramadan is all about, here’s a brief explanation, followed by a call to action. read more