Category Archives: life

an uncelebrated key to success

I watched with Canadian pride as our figure skating team won the gold medal at the 2018 Olympics in Korea. The announcer said this about Tessa Virtue, who skating with ice dance partner Scott Moir, sealed the deal for gold. … Continue reading

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Preaching in an Age of Distraction

From Doug’s Preaching Mentorship Notes: Design2Delivery #7 – Wednesday October 26 2016 – Rev. D. Johns More and more we are preaching to an audience that is ‘disposed to distraction’. I have preached outside and had to compete with animals, … Continue reading

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shipwrecked! – do you need an anchor?

Charles Swindoll writes:                   We see bumper stickers that say “I’d rather be sailing”                  or “I’d rather be fishing” but no one says “I’d rather                  be sinking”, “I’d rather be ship wrecked”. The bottom of the ocean is … Continue reading

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the voice

THE VOICE Jesus speaks in times of doubt. “If it is you” we say to the Lord in moments of fear, hesitation, and doubt. Of course Peter should recognize his master’s voice by now – as sheep recognize their shepherd … Continue reading

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just can’t seem to let go

He doesn’t get the answer he was hoping for. Surely he hoped this guy Jesus would make him feel better – but it didn’t happen. The rich man went away feeling even worse. Disappointed that he could not bring himself … Continue reading

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what is all the hype about Christmas?

Originally posted on Certainly Resurgam:
By Amber   Christmas is right around the corner, Isaac’s about to be spoiled beyond appropriateness, and many are crossing their fingers, hoping to avoid a big holiday debt. I don’t mind the holiday season:…

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Psalm 6:3 “My soul is in anguish. How long, O Lord, how long?” No one likes a trial. And tests are for school, not life – right? Yet, somehow in the sovereignty of God, these ‘ t’s ‘ (tests, temptations, … Continue reading

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