In a World Gone Mad, Whose Fool Are You?

What motivates you in a world that often appears to have gone mad? Is it selfish ambition, or is it the selfless pursuit of blessing God and others?

I was a child when I first watched the classic slapstick farce, “It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World.”  The movie’s premise was simple. A dying man gave cryptic clues to a motley group of strangers. These clues led to a supposed vast fortune. Pursuing the jackpot led the gang across the deserts of Nevada […]

Allow Me Tell You What You Want

John was on the lookout for a new hangout, a casual cafe close enough to his new job that it would allow him a leisurely and peaceful lunch hour. As he strolled down a crowded sidewalk, he bumped into a sandwich board that advertised a cafe that promised nutritious, delicious, and tantalizing food at a […]

Be Faithful in All Things, No Matter How Small

Looking for ministry opportunities? Despise not the small things, Be faithful with what God has put before you and look to Him to promote you in the right season.

Zechariah 4:10 (NLT) – “Do not despise these small beginnings, for the Lord rejoices to see the work begin.” Years ago, I heard the following illustration two or three times within a short period. Forgive me for not remembering my sources. This tale impacted me greatly. Perhaps I’ve added my befuddled twist to the tale. […]

Investing in Others Reaps High Rewards

By investing in others, you'll reap a higher dividend than if you just invest in financial gain. Stay passionate, stay curious, stay humble.

I volunteered with the Red Cross as a teenager. working with senior citizens. I acted as their Companion-for-the-Day as I escorted them through the local zoo. I was fascinated by the contrasts in the people I served. Some seniors wanted no interaction with me at all. They just looked at me as somebody who was […]

Thanksgiving Should Be A Default Emotion

Thanksgiving should be the default expression of a Christian's heart. Therefore, my obligation to be grateful is not dictated by my circumstances.

In Canada, we celebrate our Thanksgiving on the second Monday in October. It’s the day where we give thanks for our family, friends, and provision. Many people mistakenly believe that our Canadian Thanksgiving is just a copy of the American Thanksgiving holiday. Canadians do share many of the same traditions as our neighbours to the south […]