Category Archives: General

Ask Andrew 5: The Source of My Views on the LGBTQ Community

“Ask Andrew” is an annual opportunity for members of Knox to ask questions of faith and religion. Andrew answers them in the Sunday morning service, and now in this blog. Enjoy! What was the transformative experience in your life that … Continue reading

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Ask Andrew 4 (2018): Reading the Old Testament

“Ask Andrew” is an annual opportunity for members of Knox to ask questions of faith and religion. Andrew answers them in the Sunday morning service, and now in this blog. Enjoy! Should we study the Old Testament, given that it … Continue reading

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Canada Day 2018: Putting Our Best Foot Forward

Last year, as we celebrated Canada’s 150th anniversary, I had really mixed feelings. I was nostalgic for the unbridled pride and joy of Expo 67, Centennial year, when I was too young to be aware of politics or social issues. … Continue reading

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Ask Andrew 3 (2018): God the All Powerful and All Good

Question: How can God be all powerful and all good at the same time? There are some hidden assumptions in this question: One could be: if God is all powerful and all good, then God would prevent bad things from … Continue reading

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Ask Andrew 2 (2018) Time to Be Holy

Question: What does it mean “Take Time to Be Holy?” Aren’t we always supposed to BE “holy?” No one is perfect . . . can we be “unholy” sometimes and still be a good Christian? (Dave’s postlude filled my head … Continue reading

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Ask Andrew 1 (2018): Jesus’ Women Disciples

“Ask Andrew” is an annual opportunity for members of Knox to ask questions of faith and religion. Andrew answers them in the Sunday morning service, and now in this blog. Enjoy! Ask Andrew 1 (2018): Jesus’ Women Disciples We hear … Continue reading

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A Change of Heart

Remember Joseph and his Amazing Coat of Many Colours? (Note how I carefully avoided copyright violation there?) Joseph’s brothers sold him into slavery in Egypt, after briefly plotting to murder him. Over the following years, Joseph was a slave, a … Continue reading

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One Christian’s Response to Donald Trump’s Election

The election of Donald Trump has stirred up a hornet’s nest. One thing that particularly struck me was listening to parents say: “what shall we tell our children? We teach them not to be bullies, and now a bully has … Continue reading

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Brexit Reflections

Brexit Reflections First Lesson: Exodus 22:21  You shall not wrong or oppress a resident alien, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt. Second Lesson: Acts 10:44-48 While Peter was still speaking, the Holy Spirit fell upon all who … Continue reading

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The Right to Die

“Ask Andrew” is an annual opportunity for members of Knox to ask questions of faith and religion. Andrew answers them in the Sunday morning service, and now in this blog. Enjoy! Ask Andrew 3: The Right to Die Q: Given … Continue reading

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