Tag Archives: Death

A Eulogy for John Rempel

The following was given in honour of John Rempel at his funeral on a sunny afternoon on March 1, 2018. Good afternoon. My name is Suhail and I am married to John Rempel’s eldest granddaughter, Jennifer. I might as well have been his grandson because John was entirely welcoming from the moment I met him […]

Finger of Death

Often before we eat at drop-in (our church gathering with people from the street), I’ll ask if anyone would like to pray for our meal. On this particular morning, I looked around and someone who I had never seen before raised his hand. Grateful, I walked towards him and gave him the microphone. A beautiful, articulate prayer poured through the speakers. Afterwards, […]