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 […]
A Tale of Two Outreaches – Love Trumps Fear
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 […]
Joyfully Proclaim The Gospel This Christmas Season!
Do you find evangelism intimidating? Christmas is the perfect opportunity to witness without feeling a drop of intimidation or fear. I love many things about Christmas, and most of those things centre on the remarkable opportunity we have to sing God’s praises wherever we go. A thrill runs up my spine when I hear the […]
Who are You Representing and to Whom?
Just who are you representing and to whom? Good questions to ask! 2 Corinthians 5:17 is a favourite of most Christians because it talks about our identity in Christ – but what if it’s not all about us? I invite you to watch my latest YouTube video! It’s all about reconciliation, seeing others through the […]
Living a Life of Thanks
How does someone keep their heart from hardening when bad things happen? They embrace the daily practice of giving thanks. I don’t know all the answers. However, I have seen thankfulness as a significant thread in the lives of many of my spiritual mentors. They all learned the benefits of living a life of intentional […]
Go! No Matter What Storms You Face!
No matter what storms you face today, reach out to God, and you’ll feel His light. But don’t forget to take that light to those in darkness. An excerpt from Seasons . I thought was appropriate to share again in today’s uncertain climate. If you TRULY can’t afford to purchase my books, let me know. […]