Author Archive for Gary

Is the Holy Spirit Dead?

Holy Spirit a thing of the past? I have been going through a journey of questioning what I believe and why I believe. As I dig  deeper into Scripture, I encounter people with opposing views,and that is to be expected.…

Old ghosts have names.

My ghosts all have names. My idols of bronze are being cast away. I am truly feeling that I am standing on the edge of forever, looking forward with one set of eyes, but seeing what lies behind, who lies…

Black Belt Success

It’s done. I am now a Black Belt. It sounds so easy to say, to read those words. But the reality is that the test was a proving ground more than physically for me, it was a proving ground spiritually…

Confirmation comes with a warning

In October, I wrote about my taking the Nazarite vow. You recall the story of Samson, the long flowing locks and the vow itself. The vow is described in Numbers 6:1-21. Some basic requirements are to: • abstain from wine,…

Finding Peace in Unemployment

Finding Peace in Unemployment The world is going through some tough, economic times. In North America, we feel the pinches of poverty more keenly as we have grown accustomed to affluent lifestyles. We know about “the poor” but we don’t…

In God’s Time

I struggle. I have been in Swift Current now, just over 6 weeks and I struggle. I want to be in a building, with lots of energetic Tae Kwon Do students and I want God’s power zooming through me. I…

Tae Kwon Do and the Holy Spirit

Yesterday was a big day for me, spiritually. At a cross roads to what God would have me do here in Swift Current, I decided to really press in and seek the counsel of the Most High. I fasted and…

Do overs and the Vow of the Nazarite

Coming out to Saskatchewan only happened because the Holy Spirit did not just talk to me; the Spirit guided my wife, pastors and others to lead us to a destination of His choosing. Shortly before we left for the Prairies,…

Initial meeting with a Pastor

I had my initial meeting with the Pastor today and it went exceedingly well. He was totally up to the idea of a Christian Tae Kwon Do school. He then said that a pastor down the road, a Korean, held…