Archive | September, 2018

You Need to Persevere!

James 1: 4 Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. We built a new home on the edge of my in-laws’ property in the countryside.  We had left a city with 100,000 people and now the closest “big” town had 1,800.  As our youngest son had a real interest […]

The Danger of Comparison

Philippians 4: 11 I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. September 16, 2018 will long be remembered for two incredible athletic performance.  Eliud Kipchoge destroyed the men’s marathon world record running an astounding 2:01:39 at the Berlin Marathon.  Not long after, on this Super […]

Have a Chat with God

1 Thessalonians 5: 16 Rejoice always, 17 pray continually, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. Our eldest son is off starting a new life with a new job in a new city.  Our youngest daughter is flying across the ocean for graduate studies and our youngest son is well into his […]

Are You Willing to Stand in the Gap?

Exodus 32: 11 But Moses sought the favor of the Lord his God. “Lord,” he said, “why should your anger burn against your people, whom you brought out of Egypt with great power and a mighty hand? I enjoy books and articles about leadership, because I believe there is a desperate need for strong leaders of integrity.  The title […]

What You Are in Position, You Need to Become in Practise

2 Corinthians 5: 17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! Thesportster.com carried an article entitled “The Best and the Worst NHL Captains in Every Canadian Teams History”.  One example came from the storied Edmonton Oilers.  Wayne Gretzky, also known as “The Great One”, served as Edmonton’s […]