Moose Calling and Living Life To The Full!

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Jesus said, “I am come that you might have life and have it to the full.” (John 10:10). But what does that mean? Well deep down you probably have some sense of what it means. It’s this yearning found at the core of your being to experience life that is meaningful, invigorating and even a […]

Is Jesus A Riders Fan?

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There’s a picture circulating on the Internet of Jesus gently displaying a melon before a young girl, wearing a Riders jersey under his white robe. What, Jesus a melon-head? Jesus a Riders fan? Many who are a part of the Rider Nation are absolutely convinced! As we look forward to Sunday’s epic Grey Cup between […]

Halloween: Let’s Enjoy it!!

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When I first entered full time ministry as a youth pastor, I vividly remember the tension — our church had to have an alternative to Halloween, a “Harvest Party,” — even though there was almost no one in the church who was doing much harvesting. This created a dilemma for my Senior Pastor who had […]

Thanksgiving: It Just Might Be Originally Canadian!

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Since 1623, North Americans have taken time at the completion of the harvest to give thanks to God for His abundant provision.  Okay I get that here in Wood Buffalo our cash crop bitumen, is a continual harvest. So all the more to be thankful for!! It’s true that Thanksgiving including turkey and pumpkin pie […]

Tracking Moose & Experiencing God

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 I remember well the very first time I, well let’s use the politically correct term, “harvested” a moose. It was a clear crisp autumn morning; the leaves were just beginning to turn a brilliant yellow and orange. Between my friend the veteran moose hunter and myself we had a cow and a calf tag. We […]

Life! Transformation! Adventure!

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  I often get asked by people outside of the Fort McMurray Alliance Church family, what the three tag words: “Life. Transformation. Adventure.” mean as we use them to describe our church family. Well first off they just create an image that makes church sound just a little bit different than what you may have […]