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Dealing with Adversity at the Cross

Hope Does Not Disappoint – Dealing with Adversity at the Cross “I feel like I have been hit in the gut”. This sentiment was expressed by someone earlier this year when he was facing a difficult situation in his life. I had also been praying earnestly for this man, to receive the outcome we hoped for. From the human perspective, the answer to this prayer had to be yes. I begged, cajoled and prayed with great emotion. But it was…

Pandemics, Earthquakes and Tsunamis – Is this God’s Judgment?

The question has surfaced again in the middle of the Covid 19 pandemic. It was heard during the 2003 SARS epidemic, the 2004 tsunami, and a number of earthquakes which have resulted in significant loss of life and suffering. Is this God’s judgment? Firstly, the point must be made that this question should only bother theists, i.e. those who believe in God. For the atheist, it really should not matter at all. If this question (or answer) causes an atheist…

Conversations & Community

Welcome to the virtual home of the Edmonton International Church. At the present time we are building an online community of Edmonton residents who are seeking for spiritual community centred in Jesus Christ. We invite you to join the conversation. Read, share and comment on the blog posts. Respond to comments left by others. Conversations is where concerns are shared, friendships begin, and a community emerges. In the near future we expect to invite you to join us for a…