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Your Spiritual Resume – Getting Ahead

By On December 11, 2018

Do you have your spiritual CV (Curriculum Vitae) up-to-date and ready to flash around? Do you have your spiritual resume embossed in gold and ready for distribution to any significant person you may encounter? Are all your spiritual accomplishments cited, with a section listing the most significant people you know? Accepted practices in the secular world often have no application…

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Paycheck Deductions for the Lord

By On December 4, 2018

“This is pathetic. I got a promotion and a raise in pay, but there’s no difference in my take-home pay. There must be a mistake in the calculations. I know deductions are bad, but this bad? Give me a break. Government pension, company pension plan, employment insurance, income tax, registered savings plan, union dues, health plan – you name it!…

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Christmas – Good Tidings of Peace and Joy

By On December 2, 2018

His arrival on the Planet did not follow the protocols for a Royal visit. The stable manger was His birth place. There was no room for Him in the Bethlehem inn. Animals and a few shepherds welcomed His arrival. The Government of the day slaughtered innocent toddlers in an attempt to murder the infant Prince of Peace. His hometown of…

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God Became Man – The Christmas Story

By On December 1, 2018

So many streets are lined with nicely decorated homes for the Christmas season. The wreaths, red bows and holly hanging on the doors; the windows lit up with flickering candles; lights carefully mounted on houses and strung on shrubs and trees  – all add to the warmth and festive nature of Christmas. Romantic Birth Scenes If you look close enough,…

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Evangelism Ideas for Christmas

By On December 1, 2018

What you are about to read was sent out as a Bible Bite back in 2006. We are now officially into the month of December. Opportunity awaits us all again. This is NOT a regular Bible-Bite. This is being sent to you – to encourage you to seize this month as an opportunity to share Christ in a very special…

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The Welcoming Christ

By On November 27, 2018

“Well, our Village Venture Mission has come to an end. I can hardly wait to get alone with the Master to tell Him all the things we encountered.  I love being alone with Him, but it is so hard to find the time. It seems that people will just not leave Him alone.  He must get tired of people too….

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Martha’s Blog

By On November 20, 2018

I am totally ashamed of myself. Today was a disaster.  I felt like a heel. It was one of those roller-coaster days. Initially I was so excited. And then, as the day progressed, I turned into a bundle of nerves. Given my frustration level, I should have been wearing my dental shield to protect my teeth from excessive grinding. Then,…

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Canadian Gets a New Face and a New Future – A Spiritual Reflection

By On November 18, 2018

New hearts are quite common now. Around the world, 3,500+ people every year receive a new-to-them heart. Medically, the first successful heart transplant was done in 1967 in South Africa. Face transplants are far less common. The first full-face transplant was done in 2010 in Spain and since then, fewer than 45 have been undertaken around the world. Canada’s first…

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Wrecking God’s Work

By On November 13, 2018

There is so much at stake I just believe we have to take a stand on this issue. What really is at stake? Have you ever feared that sometimes we cloak our saving-face motive in a theological argument? We wouldn’t be the first ones who justified a deeply entrenched and publicly announced position by finding Scriptures that favour our point…