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Unknown Heroes

November 11, 2017

Today, November 11th, is Remembrance Day in Canada and Veterans Day in the USA. On this day each year, veterans from the various wars and conflicts, both those who died and those still living, are recognized and remembered. There are …( read more )

Surprise!

May 8, 2017

Don't you just love receiving a gift, especially one that's unexpected? Our Father in heaven is generous and enjoys bestowing gifts on His children. If we allow the Holy Spirit to open our eyes, God will surprise us. Recently this little …( read more )

Shunned

May 28, 2016

Growing up, I was shunned for all the wrong reasons. Prior to high school, I did my best to live with integrity. I knew that God had a plan for me. You would have thought that a good, clean-cut kid would have been readily accepted. It …( read more )

The Ministry Of Women

November 12, 2015

I've always liked the story of Tabitha, or Dorcas, as she is sometimes known. I can remember as a child seeing a beautiful stained glass window in a Scottish church, which was dedicated to the ministries of church women everywhere. …( read more )

The Actions

May 29, 2015

Sometimes I feel like I'm auditioning for a comedy show as I stamp my feet to create vibrations, wave my arms like a windmill, and shout as loudly as I can. Yes, having three very elderly canines in the house which are all at one stage or …( read more )

Divine Intervention

September 20, 2013

The civil war in Syria has been in the news for a couple of years now. At the beginning of September, it was estimated that over 100,000 people had lost their lives, almost two million had fled to surrounding countries, and over four …( read more )

A Light From Heaven

November 1, 2012

Ministries like Voice of the Martyrs and Open Doors are working to raise awareness of the tremendous problems affecting the lives of thousands of Christians around the world. Image galleries, personal testimonies, and monthly …( read more )

Voice From Heaven

April 21, 2008

As much as I'd like to be a "ray of sunshine" or "a babbling brook" all the time in my Christian walk, I must confess that I have my periods of darkness. During these "dark nights of the soul", I've … (read more)

Recognising The Truth

April 22, 2005

During the move to our new house, the bathroom scales were broken inside. Now they tell me that I weigh a little over one hundred and fifty pounds. This is so untrue that I cannot swallow their declaration. My body … (read more)

God Cares About Terrorists

September 24, 2001

The Reverend Mr. John McGregor, a former member of the Billy Graham team, describes himself as a former Irish terrorist. He told his story recently to those attending a 50-plus weekend at Wesley Acres Retreat Centre, south of Belleville, …( read more )

A Uniting Cord

June 8, 2001

Imagine receiving a letter from some person for the first time and in the salutation is the phrase "Brother/Sister". I once addressed someone in a similar way (and I am glad to report that we came to be great friends … (read more)

Assimilation: The Prime Directive

February 8, 2001

While preparing a Sunday School lesson recently, I came across an analogy that has stuck in my mind, and I share it, hoping that perhaps it will stick in the minds of others as well. Our lesson centred around the … (read more)

The Violence Within

February 14, 1997

Have you ever seen someone in a rage? Have you ever seen someone lose control, fit to be tied? That's an interesting phrase – fit to be tied. It means someone who has lost it, and needs to be restrained, … (read more)

Damaged On The Journey

January 29, 1997

Down in desert country there is a bush that produces seeds which must be damaged before they will grow. The shells of the seeds are hard, and coated with wax to keep out water. These seeds may lie dormant on … (read more)

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