The audio/video version of this can be found on the Stuff Kenney Said Facebook page or on Youtube. One year ago the government of Alberta, led by Premier Jason Thomas Kenney, had established legislation that AHS and the RCMP utilized to have my Pastor arrested. Pastor James Coates was the
We must be so wise about who we associate with and what we are attaching ourselves to in these evil days. Sisters and brothers in the Lord, please don’t get caught up in movements that appeal to the flesh. Even if *your* motivations for participating are sincere and rooted in
I worship a King. A King enthroned in Heaven at the right hand of His Father. A King whose authority extends to every place that exists or ever could exist. A King whose reign extends to the farthest reaches of this Earth and throughout the entirety of this whole creation.
The Humility of Christ in the Incarnation The message of Christmas, of the Incarnation of Christ, is a story of great humility. The Incarnation of Christ was the “in-fleshment” of the Son of God, the Eternal Word who took on human flesh. In the beginning was the Word, and the
Disturbing News and Historical Reckoning In late May of 2021, the disturbing news broke of 215 child remains discovered at a former Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia. This news comes after several years of discussion, research, and raised awareness of the legacy of residential schools in Canada, forwarded
We all agreed to shut our schools down, close our businesses, move our church services online, and wait for further notice from the government. These actions were definitely out of a sense of fear, believably out of love for our neighbours, probably out of a sense of patriotism, and possibly with anticipatory obedience.
The story of Christmas is one of stark contrast. In both the event of the Incarnation and the history of the holiday to commemorate it, very different things are brought into close proximity. Whether from gnostic philosophy, rigorous pietists, or totalitarian regimes, Christmas celebrations have been a continual source of
The rich, melodious voices rose up together in unison. The high vaulted stone walls echoed and rebounded the graceful song. In the church, hundreds of candles lighted the vaulted chamber giving it a holy, almost ethereal beauty. One by one, the hooded monks walked slowly into the chapel, their chant filling the air.
Crimson Ink recently published my series of Calvinistic poems called The Doctrines of GRACE. Each letter in GRACE reflects the same concepts of Calvinism's famed TULIP, though re-ordered (G=U, R=T, A=L, C=I, and E=P). I can safely say that each artist of Crimson Ink holds to the five points of