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Bible Verse of the Day

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

Author: Ken Martin


  • SIGNS

    From ancient times our existence has been accompanied by signs and symbols. Their purpose is to get a message to our eyes, ears, and mind. These messages guide us and…

  • I broke the law!

    That is quite a statement to make in the local newspaper, isn’t it? At this point you are likely wondering, “What law did you break, Kent?” The truth is that…

  • “Here I Go Again!”

    Was January 1st just another day? New beginnings are not always earth-shattering; they may merely introduce the ‘same old, same old.’ The calendar year changed, but perhaps not our routines,…

  • Golden Arches and Pearly Gates

    San Francisco may have the Golden Gate, but Blenheim has the Golden Arches! My drive to the church takes me by the new McDonald’s, and I have enjoyed watching the…

  • “Yes, To THIS World!”

    “We choose to NOT have children.” I was not completely surprised; I’ve heard it before. In preparing couples for marriage, I raise the issue of children. With sensitivity I ask,…

  • Honour Their Sacrifice

    Jesus said, “Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.” (John 15:13) During this season of Remembrance, it is a blessing to…

  • “At Least You’re Keeping Busy!”

    Most assume the working class and those raising a family have full lives. After answering, “What are you up to?”, it’s the retiree who hears, “Well, at least you’re keeping…

  • It’s For Your Own Good

    “It’s for your own good.” Did your parents ever say that to you? Perhaps they wanted you to eat your vegetables, take your medicine, finish your homework, or go to…

  • The Cry Of The Heart – Continued

    Last time I noted the ‘cry’ in every living person for SURVIVAL and SATISFACTION. It begins in the womb, and is evident in every “hunger and thirst” throughout life. Solomon…

  • Every Day Counts

    Are you ready for some football? The CFL season is underway, and the NFL season is only three weeks away. Will this be the year my Dallas Cowboys return to…