Apocalyptic Blockbuster

Read Pastor John’s article in the Moose Jaw Times Herald from June 17. An Apocalyptic Blockbuster Superheroes save the world from near disaster. Monsters rise from the sea. Aliens attack earth. A meteor threatens destruction. Viruses cause a pandemic. The sun might explode. Movies give the impression that we live in an increasing apocalyptic age […]

A Good Person

What does it mean to be a “good” person? One usually recognizes a good person by what they do. Some of the qualities that we look for in good people are: helpful, caring, loving, kind, understanding, etc. Those who do such things are often labeled “good”. Goodness has nothing to do with the spiritual life. […]

Religious Persecution?

You might find this an interesting article to read about Muslims converting to Christianity in Germany. Iranian and Afghan converts to Christianity face mass deportation from Germany; Pastor calls hearings “kangaroo courts”

Power to Change

The Adventures of Pinocchio was written in 1883 by Carlo Collodi, an Italian writer. The story begins in a village near the city of Florence, where a woodcarver named Geppetto, made a wooden marionette which he called Pinocchio. The puppet became animated and Pinocchio turned out to be a rascally rogue whose nose grew when […]

Body, Mind, & Soul

I was recently on a vacation in southern Ontario. We spent some time visiting friends in the city of Sarnia. In Sarnia the old unused rail lines have been converted into walking and biking trails. The early morning weather was beautiful so I spent some time making use of the walking paths in the area. […]

A Young Girl Reading

A Young Girl Reading By Rev. Dr. John Kreutzwieser – Special to the Times Herald Jean-Honore Fragonard’s painting A Young Girl Reading (1776) is in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. America is in the midst of revolt yet here sits a young woman reading in silence despite the chaos going on around […]

Always to Care

Always to Care There is a trend in our culture to embrace death as a solution to the struggles of life. It is noticeable in the increase of suicide attempts among young people. Most community groups and societal leaders are concerned about using death as a way out of struggle and are grasping for solutions […]