On the “Crust” of Renewal

So, I promise that I don’t plan to make every blog entry more of “Morgan’s Anxiety Diaries.” There will be other things that God is teaching me about – I’m sure! But for the time being… God is teaching me a lot about and through my struggle with anxiety. Near the end...

Volunteer Reflections on Towne Party

Our family started attending McKenzie Towne Church last September. We had decided to make the move from the church that we had been at for over 15 years to MTC where our kids could get connected with other youth their age. I decided that after attending MTC for a...

At the Core of Towne Party

Towne Party is all about McKenzie Towne Church serving our local community together as the church body. The two core components of this event are: – Serving the local community – being the church to those outside our walls and inviting them to connect with us....

Why Towne Party Matters

When we look at our mission as the Church, we are forced to look outside of ourselves. We are surrounded by neighbours, friends and co-workers who don’t know Jesus. We know that we are given the opportunity to share the Good News with those around us, but sometimes it...

Pain-Shaped Heart

A few weeks ago I discovered a song by All Sons & Daughters that I hadn’t heard yet. The song is called “Wake Up” from their “Season One” album, and the first line of the verse is: “we have seen the pain that shaped our hearts.” This line really struck...

The True Reward of Discipleship

25 Large crowds were travelling with Jesus, and turning to them he said: 26 “If anyone comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters—yes, even their own life—such a person cannot be my disciple. 27 And whoever does not carry...