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 […]

Conditional Surrender? No Such Thing in God’s Kingdom

There is no such thing as a conditional surrender in God's Kingdom. An excerpt from "Dare to Call Him Friend" by Katherine Walden

Conditional Surrender: An updated excerpt from “Dare to Call Him Friend“, by Katherine Walden, available on Amazon. There is no conditional surrender in the Kingdom of God. This truth was never more apparent than in a maximum-security prison I visited in Colombia, South America. Conditions were harsh. The prisoners lived in cramped and dark cellblocks […]

No Roses But A Greater Sacrifice

He didn’t prove His love at a candlelight dinner. There were no long-stemmed roses, but there were thorns. Yes, there were thorns.

This week is the second busiest week for florists, coming in just behind Mothers Day weekend. Roses and bouquets, chocolates, fine wine, dinners out, and other romantic gestures will reign supreme. Even kids will get into the action by giving each other store-bought valentines. It’s Valentines Day! But did you know this day was initially […]