Effective Ministry is Born from an Authentic Heart

People subconsciously distrust dthose who are not comfortable in their own skin and to present themselves as something they are not.

Before you rule yourself out as not being in ministry, let’s get this out of the way. We are all called to minister to our families, friends, neighbours, city, and nations. Let’s get another thing out of the way. God is not waiting for you to morph into your favourite pastor or teacher before He […]

Is it Time to Unmask Yourself?

We mask ourselves, then convince ourselves that those masks are our true identity. It's time to be unmasked and to remind ourselves of who we are in Christ.

It’s July 2021, and Canadians are emerging out of an almost two year period of wearing masks everywhere we went. We are relishing our freedom.  But today, I want to talk about a different type of mask. I wrote the following piece over 27 years ago when I was in the beginning stages of healing […]

What Do You Hide Behind Your Bah Humbug?

Do you hide a broken heart behind a Bah Humbug exterior? No credit required for graphic but please do credit Prawny from Pixabay

One December, I was particularly disillusioned with the commercialisation of the holiday season, or so I tried to convince myself. I wished Christmas would go away. I was in a funk, and I planned to hide during the holidays and spend my time watching a marathon of old musicals and eating a couple of frozen […]