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Recently Pope Francis said that as the church we are meant to "transform the world" ... do you think that is possible? #exiled
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Personal Need

Heavenly Father, We come to you with hearts full of thankfulness. Thank you that you love us no matter what; nothing can separate us from your abundant love. Thank you that when we are weak, you are strong.  Thank you that you care about all the details of our lives, even the smallest things matter to you.  Thank you for your constant presence as you walk with us moment by moment, day by day. We

Our Life in the Neighbourhood

We moved into our 1973 side-split home eight years ago. We prayed throughout the whole buying process, knowing that God knew best where to plant us. Of course, we were starry-eyed with certain characteristics: the quiet cul-de-sac, the proximity to greenspace, schools for the future. But while the external features were shaping our choice, God could see the people and the brokenness, pain or joy found in each home in our neighbourhood. He could see our desire to

On Seeking Community

“A person who is lonely should dig into a community, give himself to a community, humble himself before his friends, initiate community, teach people to care for each other and love each other.” – Donald Miller, Blue Like Jazz Community is a word that gets tossed around a lot in church circles today, it seems to me. We are called to “live in community,” and “do life together.” Forestview has co-opted the word community to

Pastoral Prayer – September 16th, 2013

Our Gracious God, Thank you for creating the church.  Thank you that we don’t have to do this all on our own.  Thank you that we get to participate in all of this - the songs, the preaching, the bread and wine, the simply coming together week after week. We are not alone.  Though the Evil One may want us to believe that we are all alone in this world, it is a lie.  You

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