Category Archives: Wascana

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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Revelation and Response In Torah-based Festivals – Part 2

[I finished the last post with two important questions my Theology of Christian Worship paper was intending to answer.The first is “what overarching revelatory themes should a liturgy convey?”  And the second is “what constitutes properly reverent obedience?”  The final … Continue reading

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In Three Days I Will Raise it up

Fellow blogger and Wascana Fellowshipper Mervyn Steadman has introduced me to a website that provides preaching/teaching resources. Refreshingly, the author explains, “The biblical teachings on this site are not protected by copyright. Anyone can use them as he or she … Continue reading

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Elements of Covenants, Old and New

This post is based on radical insights provided by the late Meredith G. Kline about the structure of covenants in the Old Testament. His book, Treaty of the Great King: The Covenant Structure of Deuteronomy: Studies and Commentary (1963) gave … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ, Our Kinsman-Redeemer

In Luke 10:25-37 Jesus answers the question, “Who is my neighbor?” with a story about a good Samaritan. In a similar way, one answer to the question of “who is Jesus?” may be answered, in part, with a story. The … Continue reading

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Celebrating New Songs at Wascana Fellowship

During the time I was preoccupied with a final research paper for my M. Div. degree two of our songwriters were being productive in their own right. Gail Leippi and Wanda Valade came up with entire songs and music for … Continue reading

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Tabernacles: Our Homegrown Feast

When a group of followers of Jesus Christ freely decides to model their worship calendar on the one provided to the people of Israel as they were being rescued from Egypt, how do they do it? The short answer is: … Continue reading

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