5 April Kids/Youth Materials

Dear GCBC Parents: For this Sunday, I am attaching a worksheet our children can use as they listen to the sermon with us. Actually, they could use this each Sunday if we like!  I am also including a colouring page of Psalm 90:12. If you remember, Jason mentioned this verse at the beginning of our … Continued

Holy Week Observance Intro

Hello Everyone As tomorrow (Palm Sunday) begins the final week of Jesus’s life, we want to take this unique opportunity presented to us by our forced solitude to reflect on the final days of Jesus. To do that, each day (beginning tomorrow) at 8am, I will post a devotional from a booklet written by John … Continued

Psalm 131

The imagery in Psalm 131 is stark. As a parent, I can relate to it. Having been a child once, I can see its point. Here’s how it reads… A song of ascents. Of David. 1 My heart is not proud, Lord,     my eyes are not haughty; I do not concern myself with great matters     or … Continued

Lecture and Q&A on Peace in Times of Suffering and Uncertainty

Tim Keller, Pastor from New York City, gave a great lecture and Q&A as part of his Questioning Christianity series on how Christianity offers a better way of dealing with difficult times. It begins with an overview of how various religions/belief systems deal with suffering and concludes with a consideration of how Christianity offers something … Continued

What Does Church Mean to You?

[Thanks, Adam, for sharing your thoughts below] This morning I read one of my favourite passages from the Bible, which gives an insight to how the first church lived: And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. And awe came upon every soul, and … Continued

Some New Song Discoveries You Might Like

I’ve come across some songs (or renditions of songs) that have really been meaningful to me recently. Here are 4 of them… We sing a lot of songs written by the Gettys in our church. Here’s a new one from them (and an article in which he talks about it). It’s called Christ Our Hope … Continued

Adam’s Sermon Notes

Hi Everyone, I’m attaching Adam’s sermon notes from his sermon this past Sunday on Ecclesiastes 8. Thank you, Adam, for your encouraging exposition! Ecclesiastes 8

Resources for Family Devotionals

If you’re looking for some good resources for family devotionals, here is a link with many good ones. This is a great time to get the family together and do something to help direct everyone’s attention to God!