All posts by Rev. Vera I. Bourne

Stained glass window image of Jesus

Happy Birthday, Jesus!

Happy Birthday, Jesus! Christmas is celebrated traditionally by giving. As we remember the story of those gifts the Magi brought for the infant Jesus which spoke of his future as high priest, saviour and eternal ruler, we give of our resources to those for whom

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Stories of Faith

As a child my faith was constantly bolstered by stories, both fiction and non-fiction, of those whose lives had been touched by Jesus. The Man Born To Be King a play-cycle on the life of Jesus written by Dorothy Sayers and presented by the British

Dove flying in Lisbon, Portugal

Flexing Our Spiritual Muscles

Our lives are filled with learning experiences. Just as a baby learns to walk by repeatedly attempting these new movements and actions, so we, passing through a variety of experiences move closer toward being perfected spiritually. Perhaps the reason “crisis” was chosen to describe this