Encouragement is not Flattery

Encouragement should never be confused with flattery. Speak God's truth in love and never relent!!

1 Thessalonians 5:11 – “Encourage one another and build one another up.” Proverbs 29:5 – “A man who flatters his neighbour spreads a net for his feet.” Contrary to popular belief, encouragement is not flattery. Instead, it might be defined as speaking God’s truth about a person to that person. All too often, it’s a […]

Take Jesus at His Word – All of His Words

Take Him at His word. Follow His teachings and obey His teachings, and I guarantee you that you will find freedom in your heart and in your emotions that you have never experienced before.

Just like you can’t be a little bit pregnant, you can’t pick and choose what commandments and what truths Jesus spoke that you’ll follow. Video Transcript Hi there! Welcome back to Daily Bible Promises with a Twist. And today, as always, we’re going to start off by reading one verse in the New International Version. […]

Newcomers Need Loving Helpers

Christianity can be a confusing land to naviagate for newcomers to our faith. How attentive are you to their needs?

My church is blessed to be multicultural, and over the years we have fellowshipped with newcomers who immigrated to Canada from Sudan, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Congo and other non-English speaking nations.  As I was in missions for several years, something deep inside me is fed as I look across the congregation, and witness so many […]