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Responding to the World Contemplatively

How is God calling me to respond to our beautiful, broken world? The same way I am asked to do everything else: contemplatively.

“Contemplatively” simply means living out of the reality that we are always in union with God. 582 more words

Spiritual Director Burnaby

We Are… An Authentic Community

By Karen Polich

Acts 2:42-46 They devoted themselves to the apostles teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Everyone was filled with awe and many wonders and miraculous signs were done by the apostles. 378 more words


We Are…Striving for Impacting Worship

By Karen Polich

What is worship?

It’s easier to talk about what worship is not. Worship is not music. It is not a program and it is not a feeling.

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Book Review: The Koran - A Very Short Introduction by Michael Cook

I read the Koran once when I was a teenager, but did so with no guidance and just went through it cover to cover. It seemed rather disjointed, with some oddly worded concepts and what I considered to be perversions of stories from the Old Testament. 691 more words

Book Reviews

We Are... Excellence in What We Do

By Karen Polich

Pastor Michael Cook’s sermon series, We Are… takes us deeper into the core values of Albuquerque’s First Baptist Church and how we can apply them in our lives. 358 more words


Celebrating NAIDOC week 2015 – Michael Cook's Undiscovered

The Australian National Maritime Museum is celebrating NAIDOC Week 2015 with the launch of our new exhibition Undiscovered, a collection of 10 photographic prints by renowned Aboriginal artist Michael Cook. 398 more words


The Lord's Supper - Preparing Your Heart

Sunday brought the observance of The Lord’s Supper. How will you prepare your heart?

Focus on a very important implication rooted in the phrase “new covenant”; accepting God’s forgiveness. 392 more words