Mountains of Faith
Mountains of Faith

By Joshua Zhao At the end of June, Pastor Rhoda brought up an idea that we would go climb Grouse Grind and have our staff meeting at the top of the mountain. The view at the top was gorgeous, but the process of climbing up was tough. Similar to...

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Hug a Tree
Hug a Tree

By Pastor Rhoda Klein Miller  Have you hugged a tree recently? Maybe quite some time has passed since you last embraced the trunk of a tree declared safe in a schoolground game or scaled its girth in search of new treasures and views. Did you...

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Hornest
Hornest

By Pastor Rhoda Klein Miller  Hornets! One of the staff cabins at Camp Hope had a small infestation of them. As you can imagine, when they awoke to the alarming sounds of buzzing wings they evacuated pretty quickly! Thankfully everyone escaped...

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Shalom
Shalom

By Ryan Brousson  In our lives there can be many things to be worried, anxious, and stressed about. The world seems to be in a constant state of flux. We are overloaded with information from all directions, and who knows what is true or false...

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Set Free
Set Free

By Ryan Brousson  Can you imagine what the Israelites were feeling when they were in Egypt as slaves? I find it hard to imagine, living in our modern, western world where we are “free” and generally prosperous. Yet, we are in a similar situation...

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Moon Walk, Moving Talk
Moon Walk, Moving Talk

By Pastor Rhoda Klein Miller  Fifty years ago on July 20, 1969, many wide-eyed, slack-jawed faces were mesmerized by events unfolding on small curved and pixelated black and white television screens. They were witnesses to one of the most...

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God’s Introduction
God’s Introduction

By Edwin Darius  After Moses ran out from Pharaoh’s palace, he spent the next 40 years living a quiet life as a shepherd –until one day, he encountered God through an ever-burning bush. As you know, for more than 400 years, God’s children have...

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Multicultural Sabbath
Multicultural Sabbath

By Edwin Darius  The Multicultural Sabbath is one of the favourite worship services here at OAC. That’s when we celebrate our differences and embrace each other’s uniqueness. People not only get to admire colourful cultural outfits and hear...

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Reunited with God
Reunited with God

By Edwin Darius  Once upon a time, a son wished that his good father would die. He got tired of living with him and made up his mind to leave the house. He went to his father and disrespected him by asking for his inheritance —which was  ⅓ of the...

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The Influence of a Father
The Influence of a Father

By Edwin Darius  Once upon a time, a father and his young child were climbing up a mountain. As they came to a difficult and dangerous place to climb, the father paused for a few seconds to consider which way he should go. Then he heard his child...

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Well Done Graduates!
Well Done Graduates!

By Edwin Darius  You have made it this far and you’re still alive. All the all nighters you’ve pulled and the fun activities you’ve missed to work on assignments, projects, and essays were really worth it. I know that the journey was not easy and...

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