What does it mean to be born again? Like the moment of our physical birth, there’s a specific point and moment in which a person must be born again. It starts with realizing that no matter how hard we try, there are areas of our lives that we just cannot overcome: sinful behaviours, attitudes, harmful […]
It’s Time to Talk about Sacrifice
What type of sacrifice am I talking about? There’s a hint in the title of this blog. It’s not money, and it’s not the groceries you place in the food bank bin at your local supermarket. It’s not sending a bouquet, and it’s not giving someone an expensive, ornate gift. I firmly believe the greatest […]
I’m a Christian. Where’s My Discount?
I came across the following blog I wrote five years ago and felt to republish it in light of today’s economy in 2020. Christian professionals and business owners are losing friends who felt somehow entitled to exclusive discounts on their services. I’m sorry to break it to you, but being a Christian isn’t like being […]
Get Out of my Way! My Destiny Awaits
“Don’t waste your valuable time with people that are not adding to your growth. Your destiny is too important.” I have read similar quotes from various authors and speakers so I won’t bother identifying the source beyond assuring you I’ve heard such comments from so-called motivational speakers or life coaches who claim to be Christ-followers. […]
God Knows Your Name But Do You Know Your Neighbour’s Name?
God knows you; he knows your name; he knows you better than you know yourself. He pays attention; he notices things. God’s not just making a list of all the areas of your life that need fixing though! He’s genuinely interested in your thoughts, your desires, and your dreams. By a single glance, your Heavenly […]
Canada Day – Praying Without Selfish Ambition
2 Chronicles 7:14 (NKJV) “If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.” This is a bit of a different blog this week, and this […]