It could be you and it could be me…the other day it was a Vancouver man. Behavior, behavior. Everybody wants to see us having good behavior. It’s feels that way coming from our government too. Put on your mask. Social distance. Do as your told. Keep in line. Behave like good citizens. Don’t question the … More Our Fixation on Behavior misses the Heart of the Matter
All rivers need a reliable source. Leadership needs the same. Have you ever considered that all worthwhile leadership principles have their source in the Bible? Think about it. All of them. Any trait you want to attribute to leadership you will find in the Bible. Exemplified in the person of Jesus Christ as the perfect … More Leadership Principles Sourced
This is a ‘guest’ post from Lisa Quintana, copied with her permission, from her website, https://thinkdivinely.com/. She has some great posts; I encourage you to visit her site. In this post she gives some clarity at a foundational level as to the reliability of the Bible. I thought it was well written and worth sharing. … More Why the Bible is Reliable
There are Four Words key to life. Four Words that help unravel origin, meaning, morality, destiny, and identity. We all wonder about where we came from, why we are here, who we are in the process, where we are headed…and more. Here are Four Words to help unlock much of our questioning… 1. The Word … More Four Words… key to Life
Conversation around racism has escalated once again. We’ve seen and heard plenty by now. Multiple views abound as to what has gone wrong and what can be done. What is racism? In short, I’ve heard it described as ‘sinful ethnic prejudice’. That’s one of those phrases that certainly stimulates some self reflection. Perhaps opportunity for … More Racism. What Can I Do?
“The unchanging God brings about change in us for the express purpose to bring us closer to the place of unchanging beauty in Him.” Mark Wanders In a world overrun with so many things gone wrong, we have a Sovereign God in control who wants to move people, created in His image, of one race … More Unchanging God…
A satirical musing from my journal of July 5, 2019… Often, when we see weather statement warnings we witness the subconscious promptings from the government to point us to them as saviour. Strike fear into the people and they will grovel at your feet with obeisance. Mark Wanders The Canadian constituent government directed prayer of … More Strike Fear into the People
Snow. Seriously? First in April? Now in May? I know it’s Ontario, Canada, but shouldn’t we be out of this? We complain a bit. Or a lot. We might even wonder what’s up. I called my Mom for Mother’s Day and she reminded me that it’s happened before. She told me back in the day, … More Snow in May reminds me…
For all you who think church is for those who have their life together… it is not. For all of you who think it is for those who know everyone there… it is not. For all of you who think it is for those who say or do the right things… it is not. For … More Church May Not Be What You Think
We can only lead souls heavenward when we are journeying there ourselves. Leading is not always out front. And journeying is ‘with’.