Leading With the Right Team

September 11, 2021

In American Football, each team actually comprises three teams. There is a team for offence, defence and a specials team.  As indicated in their names, one team is for plays where the team is on offence, advancing towards the goal. …

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How Can we be Sure Our Children Love Us?

August 31, 2021

A book I read on how to love your children points out that even though parents may tell their children regularly that they love them unconditionally, this does not necessarily translate into children feeling loved – according to research and…

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Take Courage

August 26, 2021

Have you ever asked yourself, “How can I be strong? How can I have courage?” Did you know God told Joshua to be strong and of good courage three times in one chapter? Let’s take a look at why, and…

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Going… Going… Gone…

July 26, 2021

In a day when many Christians are re-evaluating church attendance, are there values that might anchor us in holding fast to regular gathering together?  Recently I was talking with a church leader who described a dilemma they had just faced…

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Are You Holding You Captive?

July 26, 2021

An old African proverb I once heard raises an interesting question – one I’ve been pondering as we make our way through the early stages of 2021. It is said a certain village was having an issue with troublesome monkeys…

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Don’t just Pray Your Way Out of Trouble

July 22, 2021

The knee-jerk reaction to trouble is usually to pray our way out of it.  And so we may. At least we may try. But troubles can be friends as well as enemies. Tears enrich us more than laughter. Tough times…

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UNASHAMED of the Gospel

June 15, 2021

“Don’t ever put pressure on yourself to lead somebody to Christ. Honestly, it’s actually not you who leads people to Christ. It’s Jesus – He draws people. “We are the sowers in that process and sometimes we get to be…

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Whose Hat Are You Wearing?

April 14, 2021

Kids – or in this case – kid’s books – say the darndest things. It’s an expression perhaps many of us are familiar with.  And yes, interestingly, it was through a children’s book I recently came across that I was…

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Called To Be Holy

May 24, 2020

When my eldest two boys were three and four, they were given life sized dolls of Bert and Ernie—from the television program Sesame Street—for Christmas. Pretty cool presents, I thought. But upon opening their presents, what captivated them was not…

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