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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…

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…

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…

Out of the Box

Big news in our world as we are about to step out and walk in faith. We are moving to a little place on the Prairies called Swift Current to begin ministry! I have been writing a little about what…

Baa Baa Black Sheep

When I think of sheep, I think of peaceful creatures, grazing nicely in the pasture. White ones, that is. Black ones jump around not so peacefully because they are rebels, in my head anyways. Remember Ralph E. Wolf trying to…

Financial Freedom Through Christ?

Let me begin by writing one word, about the state of feeling I am in: ‘Arg’! Or preferably, “HELP”!! The wife and I are following Larry Burkett’s study on how to manage our money biblically. Although we are only in…

Rest in the shade of this tree

How many ways can one be told to rest in a week? I can tell you. During a restorative session with a yoga instructor: “Your feet are puffy. You need to put your feet up as often as you can—sneak…

When is sin, sin?

The Original Sin photo by Paul Hocksenar

When is sin, sin? A local church has recently been the victim of embezzlement. Not just a few bucks for coffee, but of thousands and thousands of dollars. They plan on forgiving the sinner with a “truly repentant” heart and…