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YOU ARE GOING TO GET CHEATED

A long time ago, I was sitting in my office–this was one of the churches I served that actually had an office for the pastor–and a parishioner dropped in.  723 more words

Faith

Victims or Victors?

I recently read Eight Keys to End Bullying: Strategies for Parents and Schools by Signe Whitson. This author takes the familiar secular stance of attempting to explain away unkindness apart from a sinful nature. 565 more words

Education

WHO NEEDS HELP?

A few days ago, my wife and I treated ourselves to supper out.   The food at supper was good and it is always great to have time together, especially when it doesn’t end with having to do the dishes and clean up the kitchen.  745 more words

Faith

I'm Ruined for Anything Else

We shed tears together and affirmed God was still at work.  When compassion arises for the hurting in my midst, I know I’m ruined for anything else. 6 more words

Christianity

Come Along, Please

Lately, I’ve prayed consistently for the Lord’s grace and mercy to cover me and my environment while at work.  I’ve been blessed by the subsequent subtle manifestations of such grace and mercy.  491 more words

Christianity

RECYCLED

About 35 years ago, my wife, our two children and I left Kenya after working there for a couple of years.  It wasn’t a planned or happy departure and we were struggling in many ways when we arrived back in Canada in January.  677 more words

Faith

Humility and preaching the Word of God - reflections from camp

I picked up the phone and called Will, one of the camp coordinators. It went to voicemail.

“Hey Will, it’s Sam can you call me back?” I sat there for the next hour figitting before my phone rang. 265 more words

Reflections