Advent is God’s time out, his season set aside for us to have ears to hear and eyes to see; to recognize that Jesus Christ is coming—always coming—in every moment, in every encounter, if we are attentive. It’s time to prepare for the celebration of his “God-in-the-flesh” birth among us and to simultaneously become wide … Read More

How should Christians follow Jesus in a time of distress and upheaval?  In this message given at Holy Cross Anglican Cathedral on November 29, Canon Phil Ashey describes how we should neither be surprised nor be taken hostage by current events.  Preaching from Mark 13, he expounds on the important truth that history belongs to … Read More

Chaos: 1. A condition or place of great disorder or confusion. Kairos: 1. A propitious moment for decision or action; 2. Biblically, a present moment that requires action, conversion, and transformation—a change of life (Mark 1:14-15; I Corinthians 6:1-2).  Kairos is not just crisis but opportunity and favor. There is a wonderful contrast between chaos … Read More