Glory Stories on Easter Monday

On January 1st this year, our family was planning to join our church community, Emmanuel Montreal, to pray in the New Year.  Instead, a snowstorm, my husband working nights and beloved company rerouted our plans.  We found ourselves gathered around the kitchen table, with munchies, markers and blank sheets of paper, as we bravely doodled […]

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Love Came Down: the Prize/ l’amour est arrivée: le priz

A new build is tough for anyone, but to continue the work of Christ’s Church, replacing a giant in the spirit, like Apostle Paul, that would be a daunting task indeed. In two letters to Timothy, Paul exhorts his young son to keep the faith, to disentangle from the contenders, those desiring to debate the […]

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Love Came with Good News/ L’amour arrive avec nouvelles superbe

The gospel of Luke begins with two miraculous conceptions.  In the fullness of days, Gabriel appeared to Zachariah, Elizabeth’s husband, in the temple.  Gabriel joyfully announced the great news that they were to have a son, a special, set apart son,who would be filled with the Holy Spirit from the womb to turn Israel back […]

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Love Came Down 24/7 Amour descendit Bas 24/7

Check out a day in the life of Jesus’ ministry: After preaching the toughest, most beautiful message, the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus came down the mountainside and was met by a leper who lay down and worshiped Him, crying, “Lord, if you are willing, you can make me clean.” Jesus reached out, broke religious […]

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Love Came Down with a Mighty Herald: John the Baptist, Hero in the Wilderness/L’amour arrivait avec un puissant heralde: Jean-Baptiste, Hero dans le désert

(Français à suivre) Matthew 3:1: In those day came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judea. Thirty years after the supernatural birth of Christ, John the Baptist arose like a fiery sword in the desert, preaching the message he was made for. What was hidden, now became known and John, long held in his […]

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Love Came Down with Fierce Redemption

I love the story of Hosea.  Incredulously, this Middle Eastern man is told by God, “Go. Marry a prostitute.  Your life is now an object lesson for Israel.  They are whoring on every hillside trying to get from Baal what only I can give.  I still am here, waiting for them.  Now you, Hosea, go […]

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