Do I Care?

October 21, 2013

We are all familiar with the parable of the Good Samaritan. (Luke 10:25-37). We rightly interpret this story to be Jesus’ teaching on how we are to respond to those around us who are hurting. To love one’s neighbour involves showing care and compassion to not only those who are close to us, but also […]

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Trouble

October 2, 2013

  Have you ever noticed that when all seems right with the world it’s not all that difficult to have an overriding sense of peace and security in the knowledge that God is in control and is acting on your behalf? We can at times go through those periods when there are no significant waves […]

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More Thoughts on Grace

September 28, 2013

  The more I think about the grace of God, the more amazed I am …. the wonder of the cross is that the same God whose holy character requires justice also paid the price himself. Now that is love! we live by grace, having been saved by grace Your worst days are never so […]

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Thoughts on Grace

September 23, 2013

When we think about grace, our thoughts naturally drift towards Jesus and what he has accomplished  on our behalf as well as how it relates to our standing before God. The very center and core of the whole Bible is the doctrine of the grace of God – the grace that does not depend on […]

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Is God Enough?

September 17, 2013

I came across this short video wherein John Piper talks about the “Prosperity Gospel” which seems to be so much a part of the North American church scene. What really jumped out at me and has stuck with me the past few days is his statement ; “Is God Enough?” As I think about all […]

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Eternity – The Ultimate Reality

September 13, 2013

  How’s that for a ‘heady’ sounding statement? It might be something you would expect to hear when a group of doctoral candidates in philosophy get together for a stimulating Saturday night debate! The truth is, if we take a few minutes to consider what this phrase might actually mean, especially from a Christian perspective, […]

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Surprise surprise ….

September 8, 2013

It’s not too often that you come across something noteworthy on TV, but this is one of those special moments from of all places, America’s Got Talent. The talent that these young man have is truly amazing, how can you not believe that there is a majestic God who created and endowed these young men […]

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Thinking About Heaven

June 22, 2013

  I saw a new heaven and a new earth. The first heaven and the first earth had disappeared, and so had the sea. Then I saw New Jerusalem, that holy city, coming down from God in heaven. It was like a bride dressed in her wedding gown and ready to meet her husband. I […]

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All I Really Need

June 15, 2013

There seem to be so many books and programs available which promise to help us become “all we were meant to be” or provide 10 easy steps to overcome any problem we may face. We tend to fall into this mindset even as Christians – if we’re not careful, our lives can become all about […]

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The Least of These …..

June 11, 2013

  “And the King will say, ‘I tell you the truth, when you did it to one of the least of these my brothers and sisters, you were doing it to me!” Matthew 25:40 “And he will answer, ‘I tell you the truth, when you refused to help the least of these my brothers and […]

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