Broken, undeserved, headed in the wrong direction- are all terms that shout out our desperate need for help. They describe our situation to a “T”.
Tom* had a goal. I first met him a few months after beginning my ministry in Chatham, Ontario. By the time I came on the scene, he had been diagnosed with brain cancer. The suddenness and the seriousness of that diagnosis led him and his wife to search for answers for the here andContinue reading “A Man Named Tom”
Jesus Chris was born to buy back you and I from the cruel taskmaster of sin.
What does it mean to be dedicated passionately to the church?
You and I are bombarded with thousands of messages every single day! With all of those, it is very easy for us to lose our way in everything we hear everyday.
In recent days there has been a lot of hand wringing among the people of the church. There is a general feeling that everything is out of control and that the world is careening rapidly down to the hill into the abyss of hell. The announcement last week of the United States Supreme CourtContinue reading “What in the World!”
Really? Always…and…in everything? You can’t be serious! That is my first reaction as I read Ephesians 5:20, “…giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.” What an unbelievable statement! My question is: “Who can do that?”
You can’t make it on your own. You need help. Contrary to popular thinking, it is not a sign of weakness to arrive at that conclusion. In fact, one of the great dichotomies of the Bible is this, “When I am weak, then I am strong.”
You have heard the old saying, “I am praying for patience and I want it now!” It is so true in many areas of life that what we need to learn only comes as we apply the principle of patience in our lives. My former professor and pastor often says in regards to people whoContinue reading “Growing in Grace”
The birth of Jesus in the manger at Bethlehem was the beginning of the fulfillment of God’s plan of redemption for the human race. Actually, God had been planning to send His one and only Son into the world on the ultimate rescue mission for all time. From the moment that Adam and Eve fellContinue reading “Christmas’s Greatest Surprise”