Tag: Religion

Angel Voices ~

How many of us are able to recall select times when we know, actually know beyond a shadow of a doubt, those times when an inner voice has dictated a decision of immediate importance? My sister and I talked of these rare moments when the Holy Spirit dwelling in us changed a moment in time.

Sermon – Rev Gil Shoesmith 09/01/13

The Necessity of Humility

Luke 14: 1; and vs. 7 – 14 One of the Bible commentaries I read entitles this passage: “The Necessity of Humility” It’s ironic: I simply do not feel qualified to talk on this topic. However, Jesus chose this particular illustration to emphasize an eternal truth: “he who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.”

Sermon – Rev Gil Shoesmith 07/14/13

Parable of the Good Samaritan

This most familiar parable of the Good Samaritan may be the easiest story in the Bible to discuss. Why belabor it? Well, it just might be the hardest one to live!!

Men and women such as these ~

A Devotion by D. Raborn on our Loving Shepherd page. Devotions – Loving Shepherd – St Stephen’s Anglican Church. Today my devotion is about everyday people, men and women like us, who find themselves in extraordinary circumstances. I hope this reflection may also help us to express Christ’s way to those unbelievers who cross our paths.

Appointment of New Rector

We are pleased to announce that the Reverend Robert Szo has accepted the appointment as the Incumbent of the Parish of Central Saanich, St. Mary’s, Saanichton and St. Stephen’s, South Saanich effective September 1, 2012.

Sight and insight

When the British philosopher and atheist, Bertrand Russell, was asked what he would say if he died and found himself confronted by God, demanding to know why Russell had not believed in him, he responded, “Not enough evidence, God, not enough evidence!”