People often ask me how working at the church is different from working in the business world. Before being hired at Redemption, I worked for a Control Systems Integration company for 14 years. They are a large company with offices throughout Canada and the US,...

When I was in youth, I had a lot of fun. Our youth nights generally consisted of a pretty fun game (wet cloth monkey in the middle, brutus, sock wrestling, red rover, dodgeball…wait, maybe we just liked violent games…). That usually took about 20-30 minutes....

Those of you who know me well know I have experienced some very difficult things in my life. However, there are probably some who do not know this part of my story. I am divorced and remarried. I grew up at Central Baptist church on...

Over the years I’ve often pondered my walk with Jesus and how my understanding of everything has changed the longer I walk with Him. When He first saved me, well over a dozen years ago, I was certainly thankful, but I was also very immature....

When someone told me about the Irony of God in the Bible, it seemed absurd to me, people can be ironic, but God? How could a God who is holy, good, loving, just, omnipotent, and sovereign, be ironic? I couldn’t wrap my mind around this....

Surrender.   Many beautiful songs have been written over the years that speak of our need to die to self and live for Jesus. It’s biblical. It’s necessary. It’s hard.   “Rid me of myself I belong to you” “Here I am, down on my knees again” “Whatever my lot, you have taught...

When my family first started attending Redemption back at Banting, we came from a small church where we were involved in almost everything. We were tired and ready to take a step back and just attend church for awhile. Well, this didn’t last long as...

Written by Tomi Ladele   There he was, a young kid, alone, 3,000+ miles away from his parents and everyone he loved in a new, foreign land, Canada. Fast forward to today, a decade later, it is evident that everything I did and everything that’s happened to...

Written by Natalie Paterson   When I moved to London almost five years ago, I would have never believed that God could use one ministry so much in my life. I had moved to London to go to school, and it wasn’t really in my plans to...

I sat down one morning praying and thinking about what to write for our new “Reflections” section of our website for our church family. The staff had decided these reflections should be sort of some of our personal thoughts or experiences in our ministries and...