“It is only by believing in God that we can ever criticize the government. Abolish God and the government becomes the God. That fact is written across all human history… whenever the people do not believe in something beyond the world, they will worship the world. But above all they will worship the strongest thing … More Abolishing God?
There’s been some talk about cancelling Canada Day or about not celebrating Canada. ‘Cancelling’ is usually not helpful. And we’ve seen cancelling happen somewhat frequently lately. Cancelling risks eliminating the past and not learning from it. Cancelling is remarkably similar to burying something over and not talking about it anymore. Cancelling risks not treating another … More Canada… Cancel, Celebrate, or Contemplate?
If GOD wanted to meet with us by video He would not have sent JESUS in person. If GOD sent JESUS in person, and JESUS sends us… How do you think we should go? Photo by Chang Duong on Unsplash
When Jesus Christ was crucified, two men hung on crosses beside Him. One man questioned Jesus’ authority and scoffed at Him. In time, the other acknowledged it…. “Jesus, remember me when You come into Your kingdom.” What a power-packed confession of faith fully recognizing the authority of Jesus and His Kingdom work… when no one … More Authority Decision
Depends who is asking. Ask anyone, are you essential? Is what you do essential? Is the business you run essential? Most of us would answer yes. Of course. To ourselves, to our clients, to our families, to our communities, and to our province… maybe even further. And all of a sudden, because of some random … More Are You ESSENTIAL?
This world was created very good, but was susceptible to pain, shame and suffering. Interesting that this same world was delivered through pain, shame, and suffering. This world is a fallen world. Fallen from its original very good state. It has been subjected to sin and evil and has become a world of pain, shame … More Pain, shame, suffering… towards Deliverance, Freedom, and Hope at Easter
‘Carbon tax’. A tax that will affect everything we do. Could we just rethink green for a minute? Going ‘Green’ wreaks its own havoc on the environment. But the green movement has become fashionable in Europe and is spreading like ‘gang green’ to other nations, including our own, while the catastrophic damage to the environment … More Going GREEN has a DARK Side
Dear Katrina and Dathan, Your request was simple… Dad, can you also fill out a card at our engagement party, “Advice and Wishes”? When I began, I soon found that a postcard size wouldn’t cut it. So as I’ve been known to do… I made a post. This one is specific for you, with love. … More A Father’s Blessing… ‘Advice and Wishes’
In developing our own convictions and point of view, it helps to gain clarity on the alternative narrative. Think Pandemic. Many differing views exist. I’ll share two opposing views in a moment. But we’ve all had this… We’re absolutely convinced of certain convictions in our life, and someone comes along with a differing point of … More When Opposing Views Collide
“Reduced freedoms for one member of society are essentially reduced freedoms for all. That touches on the heart of what’s essential… we really are in this together, as citizens.” This week holds a dark day for Canada. In Edmonton, Alberta, a pastor was imprisoned in connection with holding worship services during provincial restrictions. Before we … More A Dark Day for Canada