Reflections from Pastor Pye

Each week Pastor Pye will share a reflection, usually related to the sermon for that Sunday. Read the latest reflection and previous ones below.

November 9, 2018; Grief

GRIEF Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. (John 15:13 KJV) This Sunday (November 11, 2018) which is Remembrance Day, marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1 (November 11, 1918). The event that marked the end...

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November 2, 2018; Belief

BELIEF (F)or I did not shrink from declaring to you the whole counsel of God. (Acts 20:27 ESV) On Sundays when we have communion (Jesus' meal), we make it a practice to recite the Apostles' Creed. I grew up in a church tradition that did not practise the recitation of...

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October 26, 2018; Change

CHANGE See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. (Isaiah 43:19 NIV) I had just finished my university studies in Sydney, Australia. I was scheduled to return to my home...

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October 19, 2018; Where God Calls Us

WHERE GOD CALLS... And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work. (2 Corinthians 9:8 NIV) This verse says that God blessed us abundantly and we have all we need. Although God...

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October 12, 2018; Sowing Broccoli

Sowing broccoli A farmer went out to sow his seed... (Luke 8:5 NIV) When my daughter, Esther, was a year old, we were living in Vancouver. She would sit in her high chair by the dining table. She was starting to eat solid food. To my amazement, she took to steamed...

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