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What Am I Here For?

September 13, 2017

It has been said that, “Life is the thing that happens while you are busy making other plans.” Although I am strong advocate of planning and not a big believer in “serendipity,” I think I still understand what the writer was trying to say, and I have witnessed it more today than at any previous… Continue reading What Am I Here For?

The Spread of MTD

August 1, 2017

There is a serious malady infecting the church in the Western World. It is called MTD and it is so serious that one author warns: “Christianity is dead, and we Christians have killed it. We have allowed our children to be catechized by the culture, and have produced an anesthetizing religion suited for little more… Continue reading The Spread of MTD

Celebrating 150 Years of Jesus in Canada

July 4, 2017

This month Canada celebrates their 150th Birthday. It is a tremendous milestone for sure, and one worthy of celebration. Canada’s long and proud tradition, is deeply rooted in the Christian Faith. Walk around our parliament buildings and you will discover numerous places, where the Word of God is carved into stone, standing as a testament… Continue reading Celebrating 150 Years of Jesus in Canada

The One Thing that Remains

June 5, 2017

The Bible tells us in 1 Cor 13:13 “And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” Even if one has never studied scripture, it is very likely that they have heard this verse quoted before in numerous sermons, at weddings, or even at funerals. But I recently read… Continue reading The One Thing that Remains

Three Dollars Worth of God

May 8, 2017

Wilbur Rees once wrote the following describing the average man’s view of God: “I would like to buy $3 worth of God please, not enough to explode my soul or disturb my sleep, but just enough to equal a cup of warm milk or a snooze in the sunshine. I don’t want enough of him… Continue reading Three Dollars Worth of God

The Death of Common Sense

April 3, 2017

A few years ago, I came across an unusual obituary. It was written at the passing away of “Common Sense.. I won’t recount the whole thing for you here today, it is a little to long, but a quick look at our world today reveals that Common Sense has indeed passed away. “Today we mourn… Continue reading The Death of Common Sense

Train Up a Child

March 3, 2017

There is no higher and no more difficult calling, than the one to effectively raise children. When you decide to grow a family, you place your own plans and desires on hold (often indefinitely), in order to center your lives around your family. From the moment the child exits the womb and enters the home,… Continue reading Train Up a Child

In Real Life… Love is a Verb

January 30, 2017

The word LOVE gets tossed around very casually in our culture. In movies, television and in pop music, love is referenced all the time. Daytime soap operas are marketed as “Love in the afternoon.” So called reality TV shows promise us: love and romance blossom before our very eyes. Pop music has informed us about… Continue reading In Real Life… Love is a Verb

Real Life

January 9, 2017

First there was the Motion picture, then there were 3D Movies, now there is Virtual Reality. Will Star Trek’s Holodeck be next? Man has been using technology to retreat from reality and enter a world of the artist’s creation, for more than 100 years. The advancements came slowly at first; short films less than a… Continue reading Real Life

I Love Christmas

December 1, 2016

It is true, I love Christmas and I think the older I get, the more I love it. This year, it is especially precious, as all of our children and grandchildren will be with us on Christmas Eve and Christmas morning. (Last year they were with their in-laws; this year they are all ours.) But… Continue reading I Love Christmas