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About the Journey 3 - from Kerry
May 17th, 2021
About the Journey Acts 3:1-20 - from Kerry FlemingtonREADING:Peter and John went to the Temple one afternoon to take part in the three o’clock prayer service. As they approached the Temple, a man lame...  Read More
by Wilma Wiens
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About the Journey 2 - from Kerry
May 11th, 2021
About the Journey - Acts 2:1-41 - from Kerry FlemingtonREADING:On the day of Pentecost all the believers were meeting together in one place. Suddenly, there was a sound from heaven like the roaring of...  Read More
by Wilma Wiens
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About the Journey 1 - from Kerry
May 5th, 2021
About the Journey - Acts 1:1-12 - from Kerry FlemingtonREADING:In my first book I told you, Theophilus, about everything Jesus began to do and teach until the day he was taken up to heaven after givin...  Read More
by Wilma Wiens
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Celebrating God's GRACE - 30th Anniversary of GRACE Bible Church
April 29th, 2021
Reflections on GRACE by saints in the GBC family and in the larger church communityWritten by Graeme DavidsonIn January, 2002, Michelle came up with the idea of having a concert of songs that her moth...  Read More
by Wilma Wiens
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Fasting & Feasting in a Pandemic
March 9th, 2021
I submitted the following article for the Riverview Reflector's Spring Issue:In the church we are currently in the season of Lent, the 40-day period leading up to Easter during which we are encouraged...  Read More
by Wilma Wiens
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LAMENT 3
March 2nd, 2021
“The Lament Psalms teach us to pray our inner conflicts and contradictions. They allow us to shout out our forsakenness in the dark caverns of abandonment and then hear the echo return to us over and ...  Read More
by Wilma Wiens
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LAMENT 2
February 24th, 2021
I am grateful for the contributions of Lament that have been written.Putting words to our deep emotions is difficult; sharing those words with others is equally daunting. The surprising reality though...  Read More
by Wilma Wiens
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LAMENT 1
February 17th, 2021
In their book Reconciling All Things: A Christian Vision for Justice, Peace and Healing, Emmanuel Katongole and Chris Rice endorse and give directions for the practice of lament. They write,“Lament is...  Read More
by Wilma Wiens
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What are YOU Reading These Days?
February 5th, 2021
In his book, Reading for the Common Good: How Books Help Our Churches and Neighborhoods Flourish, C. Christopher Smith writes, "Reading is a crucial part of the process of discerning the shape of our ...  Read More
by Wilma Wiens
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Food for Thought
December 10th, 2020
This article was written for the Christmas edition of the Riverview Reflector, December 2020Like congregations throughout the city our Sunday morning worship service has moved onto Zoom. We were grate...  Read More
by Wilma Wiens
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An Invitation to Write!
November 16th, 2020
An Invitation to Write!With the increased restrictions due to covid-19 we will be spending more time at home.For some of us this is okay – we enjoy solitude; we enjoy being at home.For others of us we...  Read More
by Wilma Wiens
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Prayer in Community
June 1st, 2020
They devoted themselves to the apostles teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of breadand the prayers.          Acts 2:42Apart from the Psalms, Acts has more verses with “pray” or some version of “...  Read More
by Wilma Wiens
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