Tag Archive for God

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…

A heart set on pilgrimage

I’ve  just gone through Beth Moore’s “Stepping Up—A journey through the Psalms of Ascent” bible study. At the start of this “journey” I was in Castlegar, B.C. At the end of this “journey” I am in Swift Current. Last night,…

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,…

Who’s your hero?

Today, while working at my new job in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, one of my colleagues explained that she was going to spend the weekend moving her mother from the family farm into town, where they could be closer together. “This…

Farewell to the Brethren

Today marked our last attendance at the Junction Church. In seven days, we will be on the road, heading east for the glory of God, His ministry and for His people. I wanted to note and to thank some of…