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Letter About Re-Opening

From Pastor John's Desk

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Premier Ford's encouraging announcement on Monday that places of worship can reopen at 30% capacity is certainly an answer to prayer that we are all rejoicing about. Over the past three weeks I have been involved in several zoom conference chat calls with other religious leaders and Members of Provincial Parliament. This gave us hope that the go...

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From Pastor John's Desk - May 21, 2020

From Pastor John's Desk

Dear Brothers and Sisters, I am happy to share with you that the distribution of John Piper's book, Coronavirus and Christ, is now nearly completed. Andrea and I were able to deliver almost 60 books and it was pure joy for us to converse and pray with those we visited. I am deeply grateful for all who gave their time and laboured to make sure each family in the church rec...

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From Pastor John's Desk - April 16, 2020

From Pastor John's Desk

Dear Brothers and Sisters at West Highland, In this fifth week of our lockdown we have learned from Premier Ford that these emergency measures will continue at least until just after Mother's Day in May. This was hard for all of us to hear but we understand that this is for the good of all Ontarians. In a Zoom chat I had earlier today with several pastors, a seasoned vete...

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From Pastor John's Desk - April 9, 2020

From Pastor John's Desk

Dear Brothers and Sisters of West Highland, We are now into the fourth week of our lockdown and this is my third Prayer Communiqu to you. It has been encouraging to hear news from many who are seeking the Lord in these challenging days. It is also encouraging to know that we are all trying to stay connected with each other even though we are physically apart. This Prayer ...

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From Pastor John's Desk - April 2

From Pastor John's Desk

Dear Brothers and Sisters at West Highland, This is the second communique I am sending to you to assist you as you pray during this COVID 19 Pandemic. None of us could have imagined even three weeks ago the things that have transpired. The recent news that authorities are envisioning that this lockdown could continue to the end of June has not been easy for us to hear. As...

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Coronavirus

From Pastor John's Desk

As the news develops daily about the COVID-19 virus we have been taking steps to ensure that West Highland is following the latest guidelines set out by Hamilton Health Services....

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Prayer for our Prime Minister and Members of Parliament

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Prayer for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and all Newly Elected and Re-Elected Members of Parliament...

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Pastor's Desk: November 3, 2019

From Pastor John's Desk

One of my favourite promises in God’s Word is, “Let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up” (Galatians 6:9)....

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An Open Letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

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The Right Honourable Justin TrudeauPrime Minister of Canada October 25, 2019 Dear Mr. Trudeau, The members and adherents of West Highland Baptist Church, Hamilton, ON join me in congratulating you on your election victory on October 21. To win a second mandate to govern our great nation, even in a minority position, is no small accomplishment and speaks of the trust t...

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