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It's Just Kevin's Corner

Thoughts from a Canadian Vicar

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December 2012

Merry Christmas to ALL


In that region there were shepherds living in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. Then an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified.But the angel... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Mary


Today we celebrated St Mary and her willingness to participate in God's design. We celebrated the woman who was strong, determined and sang a song that would proclaim that something really needed to change. It would no longer do for... Continue Reading →

Reconnecting with a Hero


Just over a week ago I had opportunity to be reunited with my good buddy Andrew Banar. Andrew, (in the words of his webpage http://www.grouphugapparel.com) “is 20 yrs old, and although he was born with Down Syndrome and has been challenged... Continue Reading →

Being Annoying


A short time ago I pulled into Wendy's for some nourishment --- well ok.... I stopped to fill my belly, not sure if there is nourishment in this food or not! But man it was good. Today I am out... Continue Reading →

Expect Hope to be in Conflict with Darkness


We are down to just a few more days before Christmas is here. The radio, TV, and internet advertising have all been telling us how many days we have left to spend our cash and get that perfect gift. For... Continue Reading →

God is not Passive Aggressive!


These past few days have been difficult days for many. Last Friday, in Sandy Hook School in Newtown, CT., darkness fell upon many hearts and shattered the bright light in the eyes of God’s youngest hands and feet. Since that... Continue Reading →

Words Are Hard To Find


Words are hard to find To describe that which makes no sense - How can we comprehend, such dark and wild violence? Words are hard to find In the face of loss so immense - How should we respond to... Continue Reading →

Do Missional Writers Wear Camel hair?


The Church in the world today faces many challenges. For many those, challenges are rooted in declining church attendance, lagging membership roles, declining giving, ageing buildings, and diocesan [insert your own governing body here]  pressure to perform better. For many clergy the... Continue Reading →

Can’t Wash the Deacon Out ….


“At the end of life we will not be judged by how many diplomas we have received, how much money we have made, how many great things we have done. We will be judged by "I was hungry, and you... Continue Reading →

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