Psalm 69 -- Almost half of the Psalms in the Bible are laments. They are a cry for help in the midst of overwhelming hardship. Why do we ignore these Psalms? They are designed to give voice to our distress. Psalm 69 is one of these psalms of lament. Our featured song is “Head Above Water” by Avril Lavigne. Message by Pastor Brian McVitty. Production by Derek Welsman.
Psalm 105 -- this Psalm highlights the legacy of faith that has come down to us from our Biblical heroes. It reminds us that we want to be passing on a godly legacy. This Psalm, like several others, gives a short outline of Biblical history. Our featured song is “I want to be a History Maker” by Rob Critchley. Message by Pastor Brian McVitty. Production by Derek Welsman.
Money - What does the Bible have to say about money? Today we dig into the Book of Proverbs to discover God’s way to manage our finances. Teaching by Pastor Brian McVitty. Featured song is “Oh How Sweet To Trust You Jesus” an uptempo version of the hymn by Rob Critchley. Production by Derek Welsman.
Joshua led the Hebrews from the wilderness into the promised land as they “crossed over” the Jordan River. We will see the courage it took for them to make this cross over and the courage we need in order to continue faithful in 2019. This is also the 8th Anniversary of Celebration Church. Pastor Brian McVitty. Our featured song today is: “You Are My Purpose” by the band Shekinah. Production by Derek Welsman.
We continue our January focus on equipping you for a great year ahead. Today’s message from Genesis 1:14-15 is by the Rev. Dr. Adebusola Onayemi on the theme “Another Year is Dawning”. His sermon title is also the name of a hymn by Frances Ridley Havergal and we will learn a little more about her. Pastor Brian McVitty at Celebration Church in Barrie ON. Our featured songs today are: “Another Year is Dawning and Take My Life and Let it Be by Maranatha Music. Production by Derek Welsman.
Today is our second youth show and we are focusing on College and University. Perhaps you have a youngster who is just returning to a college campus this week. What are the challenges they face? What are some strategies for success as a follower of Jesus and for their academics? Today we interview 4th year student Evelyn. She will also provide some tips on planning your summer job so that it not only pays those University bills but also advances you towards your goals (and builds some character as well). Pastor Brian McVitty at Celebration Church in Barrie ON.
Our featured songs today are: City on a Hill by City Harmonica and May the Lord Bless you by Andy Park. Production by Derek Welsman.
Today is our special New Year’s show with a focus on Hope. A recent study indicates that life expectancy is now declining. Is this because of hopelessness? Biblical hope is not merely wishful thinking. Hebrews 6:19 and Romans 15:13. Pastor Brian McVitty. Today’s production by Derek Welsman. Blessings in 2019!
For our Christmas show our theme is “the light shines in the darkness" (John 1:5). We will be taking you into the federal prison system. On today’s show we welcome Pastor Paul Simons who is the chaplain at the Keele Centre along with one of the inmates by the name of “Steve”. Together they will be reflecting on life in prison and on Psalm 121. Steve is an inmate at the Keele Centre which is a transitional home in Toronto run by Corrections Canada. Production by Derek Welsman. Hosted by Pastor Brian McVitty from Celebration Church, Barrie ON.
Psalm 103 -- Today our focus is on the “benefits” of the Lord. If we were asked if we have “benefits” we would think we were being asked about a medical benefits package from work. We will focus on the opening verses of Psalm 103 and all the “benefits” of the Lord listed in the first 5 verses. Teaching by Diane McVitty. Hosted by Pastor Brian McVitty. Production by Derek Welsman.