Where is hope?

Scripture: Habakkuk 1:1-7; 2:1-4; 3:17-19 Have you ever had one of those days where nothing ever seems to go right? You spill your morning beverage. You somehow manage to burn your breakfast, even if it’s a bowl of cereal. The kids, pets, or your spouse has made...

What do we need?

As usual, today my social media timelines is peppered with┬álinks to blogs and articles about the church and it’s struggles. Stories about “Church and Millenials”, “Church and men”, “Church and growth programs”, “Church...

Jump

There’s been a video popping up in social media over the last couple of weeks. Apparently Steve Harvey likes to chat with the audience after he records an episode of Family Feud. Here’s one he posted on Facebook and people have been sharing since…...

waking up to a new Canada

It was a late night last night. Sometime after 1am I crawled in to bed and drifted off to sleep. But before that I was sure to pray for our nation, our newly elected MPs and for our new Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau. After 10 years, Canadians voted for a change, and...

“The Holy Spirit CAN build a church”

Last week I was privileged to travel the maritimes with a lovely couple, John and Lorraine Baergan from Church Renewal Ministry Canada. This is an organization I have been hearing about for the last year or two. It centres on a church in Steinbach, Manitoba which...

faces of addiction

Cape Breton has a problem. A huge problem. I’ve had people in their 20s tell me they know more people their age who have died than “old” people. Young adult males in Cape Breton are more likely to be problem drinkers than not (over 50% binge drink at...