About a dozen years ago I was speaking to a World War Two veteran after a church service. I asked for his advice. What is
What if there were nine virtues that all Christians inevitably show in their lives? I think there is. Let me explain. Karpos In the New
Have you ever thought about your legacy? About what you will leave behind after your time on earth is done? When Jesus talks about people
In Mark 4:18-19 Jesus warns us about three “thorns” that can choke our faith and lives, making them unfruitful. Yikes! They are (a) the worries
The word ‘persecution’ as it relates to #faith usually makes you think of elsewhere. But we increasingly can’t make that assumption. Here’s why, and how to prepare.
In an election, there are more ‘faith issues’ than you might think. How will the 20+ million Canadians who somehow identify with Christianity respond?
Do you struggle with contentment? This post highlights 4 biblical insights and practical suggestions to put them into practice.
What will your legacy be? Part 1 in the ‘Crop’ series explores the famous Parable of the Sower. 3 responses to God’s message lead to nothing, 1 to everything. Which should be choose?
If you’ve never worried about anything, then you don’t need this. But if you want to know what Jesus’ says about worry, this might be just for you.
A lot of people struggle with their purpose in life. This message explores 2 biblical texts for an answer in a down-to-earth and applicable way. Oh, and it will make you more content too!
Wonder what to make of the bazillion Bible translations? This blog explains the 4 main types, and gives some advice. Enjoy!
There are invisible thieves who can rob you of your contentment. One of them does so by convincing you to put too much stock in
We live in a highly individualistic, consumeristic society. People have more stuff, disposable income, and free time than ever before. Most people should be on
Have you ever asked God for a sign? Have you ever wanted to? Wondered what the Bible says about doing that? After all, some clarity for life’s confusion would be great. Let’s explore it in this message together.
To explore this controversial question, I’ll look at the background in Canada and some biblical texts. What I say puts me in the minority, but I feel its the most loving approach for the most amount of people.
Talk about The Holy Spirit can confuse people. I remember a school dance in grade seven. A teacher told me that we needed to “leave
A lot of people have questions about the Holy Spirit: Is the Holy Spirit an “it” or a “who”? Is the Holy Spirit the same
Here’s a video that summarizes my 3-part teaching series called “Help When It Hurts.” It includes the rationale for the series (hint: hurt is a
God wants the best for his children. Shouldn’t we want the same for ours? This post reminds Christian parents what matters most and why it matters.
Hurts and hardship changes us. But in a good way, or a bad way? Who you are and who you can be emerges from the ashes of what you’ve been through. Listen in.