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Fellowship Mentoring Program

By On November 14, 2017

Mentor: trusted counselor or guide. “Oh my! This sounds suspicious. I don’t like the sound of programs. We don’t read of programs in Scripture. It sounds too secular for me. It reminds me of one of those packages you buy off a store shelf and there’s not a breath of God in any of it!” Calm down now. Don’t get…

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Prince William Eclipsed by Another Prince

By On November 9, 2017

First responders and rescuers often have harrowing stories to tell. Their mission is to intervene, despite the tremendous risks they often face, to save someone from perishing. The more the person risks to save a life, the bigger the story. When royalty, risks their inheritance and a future throne to save the life of an unknown person – that’s big…

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Jesus Notices When I Don’t

By On November 8, 2017

With 7.6 billion people alive on the planet, do you think the Lord Jesus would notice or even care if you (little old you, insignificant and unnoticed) missed thanking Him today for your blessings? If you missed thanking Him today for saving you from your sins and from a life of darkness and emptiness – do you think He would…

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Inner Cavity Discovered – The Great Pyramid

By On November 6, 2017

Egypt’s pyramids have a definite appeal world-wide. Most major news media covered the intriguing discovery of a large cavity inside the Great Pyramid of Giza, near Cairo. Even without such a discovery, this pyramid is always newsworthy. It is the last of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still standing. Scientists, using an advanced imaging method (muon tomography) based…

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Careers – Upwardly Mobile Christians

By On October 31, 2017

The late Pierre Elliott Trudeau, one of Canada’s more noteworthy prime ministers, once campaigned for a ‘fair and just society’. Perhaps the defining moment of his public career was his Just Society speech.  But no society can push God aside and expect to achieve fairness and equality – because God Himself is the source of all that is just and…

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Is Christ Sufficient?

By On October 24, 2017

Yes or no? The correct answer is: YES! But couldn’t a person have Christ and a bit more or a lot more? Why confine yourself to Jesus Christ? It’s such a big world of ideas out there, with many beliefs and philosophies – isn’t it a bit narrow to restrict yourself to just Christ? Wouldn’t a person be okay if…

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Not Easy, but it’s Right!

By On October 17, 2017

“We grew up with these people. I love them. Our lives are so intertwined. Our families have known each other for generations. We have, or should I say, had so much in common. We live beside them; we share important occasions with them and we have devoutly followed the same religious beliefs. But increasingly, I’m feeling torn. I feel a…

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How Much Would It Take?

By On October 10, 2017

Sooner or later you’ll be tested on what you believe to be right. It’s one thing to say you believe something but when you are blindsided by an attack on what you believe, then you discover just how deep your conviction is. The attack may not be a hostile threat or prolonged humiliating ridicule. It could be sugar-coated, with tons…

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Ever the Shepherd

By On October 3, 2017

Cruel, impatient, hostile, rough and careless are words you would not use to describe the qualities of a good shepherd. The word ‘shepherd’ conjures up images of affection, care, diligence, patience, gentleness, guidance, etc. People who work in an abattoir aren’t normally marked by a love for the animals they slaughter. For them, it’s business – a means of survival….