In my early twenties, I took part in two short-term outreaches within a couple of months of each other. The first outreach was to a remote area of Canada, about 9 hours northwest of where I was living at the time. I am deliberately vague as to the exact location to protect the identities of […]
You are Never Too Far Gone to Turn Around
Full disclosure, I wrote portions of the following in early 2015, after an encounter I had with the Lord in a time of worship. Fast forward to February 2021, and once again, in a time of prayer and worship with other believers during an online service, I felt the Lord speak to me. He wanted […]
What Did a Poor Turkey Ever Do to You?
Happy Thanksgiving Canadian style! Canadian Thanksgiving Day has different roots than American Thanksgiving Day, but the two things our days share are family and food. Lots of food. Turkey is the protein of choice in most homes. I used to have a love-hate relationship with Thanksgiving if the truth were to be told. I loved […]
Let Your Lens focus Drip with Grace
So often we fail to give others the same grace we expect from them. We walk into a room of strangers, a new church or group and we feel hurt because no one approaches us. Yet, when we are in our own familiar surroundings, we are so caught up in fellowshipping with our friends, we […]
Is It a Mistake or is It a Sin?
Is it a mistake, or is it a sin? Does it really matter? Yes, it does. A mistake is not necessarily a sin, but sin is never just a mistake. It’s not popular these days to talk about the difference between the two, and it’s even less popular to deal with our own sin. I […]
Warning: Objects in the Mirror are Closer than They Appear
I was going to go off on a huge rant today, but I immediately felt a check in my spirit. And so, this is a mini-rant to explain why I felt led to write this blog. It had to do with a tendency I see on social media where people think that comparison is needed […]