By Definition, Christians follow Christ – but Do We Know Him?

You might appreciate a trusty hammer in your toolbox but you'll never have a heart to heart relationship with it.

I want to thank the faithful ones. Those who attend church weekly, contribute financially to various church endeavours, volunteer at church bazaars, serve on church boards, and take their turn volunteering in Sunday School. There is no doubt. Your faithful service blesses the pastors of your faith community. Perhaps you are a staff member of […]

You Don’t Find Healing By Diminishing Another Person’s Story

We all have stones at hand. When we are in conflict, we must remember this. We have a choice, we can use those stones to throw at each other. Or, we can lay those stones down and invite others to come alongside us as we build a bridge toward real communication.

One of my core values is to exemplify a culture of honour through brave communication. Effective communication comprises respectful listening and not diminishing another person’s voice. By resisting the fear that you will not be heard, you build a firm foundation where you can begin effective communication. One of my greatest peeves is when a […]

Stop Trying to to Get People to Like You

Start believing that God created you to be incredible, you'll discover you are likeable, loveable, and that you carry a significant message others need to hear.

Some people sabotage themselves by trying to prove to those from whom they seek approval that they are worthy of that approval. All that does is build walls. Most healthy people pull away from people who try too hard to seek approval, acceptance or justification. Live your life and quit seeking approval or understanding from […]