Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near. ~Matthew 4:17b
And so it begins. The history of the world shifts, never to be the same again.
For over ten years now I have had the joy of being part of the Christian Seasons calendar team based out of University Hill congregation in Vancouver, BC. In a Wednesday meeting with me in 2000, Rev. Ed Searcy, in reflecting on his D.Min. studies on the engagement of Christian faith and North American culture, wondered why we as Christians did not yet have our “own” calendar, similar to how there was a Jewish calendar, etc. I was immediately struck by the thought that this was an idea whose time had come. Read more