What’s your automatic response?… Read More When You Face a Crisis, Do You Act On Faith or Fear?
This is not the time to be prideful.… Read More Christians: Whose Standard Do You Hold Yourself To?
It’s not just about romance.… Read More “All Of Me” by John Legend Shows God’s Love For Us
For those of us in Canada, today marks the 153rd year of Canada being a country. That’s right—it’s Canada Day, and I’m wearing the red and white to prove it. I love my country. While I’m very proud of my Canadian heritage and citizenship, I’m also aware that Canada does have things it needs to… Read More Canada Day: We’re Responsible To Each Other
This post is Part 2 to my last blog. I discussed the dangers of food poisoning within the church, which is what I called “doctrine poisoning”. No, I don’t mean that the kitchens are poisoned—I mean that sometimes Christians promote false doctrine. I don’t believe that most Christians promote false doctrine with ill intent, or… Read More Food Poisoning From Religion: False Doctrine (Part II)
If you’ve ever had food poisoning, it’s not a good time.… Read More Food Poisoning From Religion: Be Careful, Church (Part I)
I do a lot of scrolling through my feeds and through the news, and let me tell you, the diagnosis doesn’t look good. The world is in shambles. I think we can all say that we’re surrounded by suffering. Suffering because of disease, or suffering because of hatred. The air is thick with tension these… Read More Waiting On His Promise? Start Living His Character
I’m realizing this in my own life, as well as other people’s—we sometimes tend to use God as a car navigation system. In some ways, this makes sense. He’s supposed to be our guide. He’s supposed to show us the way. We’re supposed to listen to when He says “turn here” or “stop”. But the… Read More God Is Not A GPS; He’s The Car Driver
Are you sure you’re not a steamroller?… Read More You’re Not “Making Conversation”, You’re Running Conversation (Part 2)
Sometimes, as soft-hearted people, we’re caught up in conversations that we’re not really invested in. Usually, these are at some kind of function, where we’re meeting people for the first time, or catching up with extra-nosy acquaintances. Maybe you’re secretly glad to not have to socialize right now. Most people find conversation to be a… Read More You’re Not Being Nice, You’re Tolerating (Part 1)