Monthly Archives: March 2017

When I survey the wondrous cross: I see offense

  There are many descriptions of the cross with which we are familiar and comfortable.  We resonate with the hymns that describe the cross as “wondrous” or “old” and “rugged”.  But there is a word that is connected with the cross that we don’t often think about and it is the word, “offense.”   Paul…

When I survey the wondrous cross: I see the lamb of God.

What do you see when you look at the cross?  Do you see a perfect lamb who died for you and instead of you?  Admittedly in our urban culture the image of the lamb may not be the first thing that comes to mind when we look at the cross of Christ.  But for the…

Pathways – When I survey the wondrous cross: I see I am a great sinner.

In 1707 Isaac Watts wrote a beautiful hymn entitled, “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross.” It was a ground breaking, controversial hymn for the day because it wasn’t based on Scripture as much as it was based on personal feelings.   In those days, people didn’t sing about such things in church. But today, it is…

Want to know more about Detox?

We are excited to invite Dr. Freda Tam, a naturopathic doctor to speak on detox. A potluck dinner will be held before the talk. You are invited to join us on March 18, 2017 in room 220 at SCBC. Contact Rosita at rpwai83@yahoo.ca to RSVP. Space is limited.

Pathways – Questions we’ve got to ask ourselves

In 1 Corinthians 10 the Word of God gives us guidelines about how to live in Christian freedom. We’ll examine the verses (I Corinthians 10:23-11:1) on Sunday but today think of the exhortation we find in verse 31, “So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of…