Author Archives: John Valade

About John Valade

I facilitate and teach in Wascana Fellowship. I have been married to Wanda since 1984. M.Div. from Briercrest Seminary, SK in 2011 and B.R.E. Canadian Bible College (now Ambrose University College) in 2000.

Passover Praise Song at the Last Supper

Jesus’ last evening with his disciples before his death was charged with powerful meaning and emotion. As they sat together for a Passover meal (a day earlier than the rest of the Jewish people) Jesus was preparing them for his … Continue reading

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John Lennox on the Book of Acts

One of our members has done me a favour by pointing out two YouTube videos by John Lennox, Professor of Mathematics at Oxford University. He is also a well-respected Christian apologist in the areas of science and philosophy. In the … Continue reading

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The Sanctity of Human Life

Sunday, January 21 was chosen by many churches to reflect on the “sanctity” of human life. Since we meet on Saturdays we took the liberty of discussing it a day early. Here are some of the biblical observations about human … Continue reading

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A Shroud of Mystery

One of the strangest things I had ever heard of in my early Christian life is the supposed burial shroud of Jesus Christ, popularly known as the Shroud of Turin. It didn’t take me long to dismiss it as just … Continue reading

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“For in Six Days the Lord Made the Heavens and the Earth”

I have been a fan of science and the scientific method ever since I was a child. My Dad made sure his home library was stocked with a great selection of books about nature and science. I was the only … Continue reading

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Pentecost – A Law Written on the Heart

A very long time ago, a man named Moses was called by God to lead His people, Israel,  out of slavery in Egypt. They left on the day of the Passover meal, and crossed the Red Sea three days later, just … Continue reading

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What Easter Represents Is Important

This post reflects our Wascana Fellowship meeting on Easter weekend. As a little bit of background, our fellowship traditionally celebrates the events associated with Easter at the time of the Jewish Passover, (sometimes called the “quartodeciman” dating) which happens a … Continue reading

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