Reading: The 5-Hour Advantage

How to Take Control of the One Life You Have

This blog is dedicated to helping you create better life-stories, love God more, increase your spiritual discipline, physical discipline and overall discipline while helping you create better life-habits and better life-rhythms that will help you improve in your life, live free, kick addiction, love your spouse more, be a better leader, build godly character and […]

Relationship Maintenance

Charging the Batteries and Changing the Oil

As I drove back from the recreation center close to our new home with my wife, I was reminded how good it felt to get out and exercise and be a part of the community. Loads of books and tests have formed an impenetrable brick wall around me lately, amongst many other life circumstances, and […]

The Hope Found In Dying

To Die Is Gain

One would think spending a life-time preparing for death, and having the knowledge of death, one day, would be tortuous. In some ways, that seems kind of depressing, right? Who wants to think about death, let alone believe death is real? Instead, most people are busy living. We don’t want to think about death or […]

The Global Leadership Summit: Painting An Alarming Picture of Where The Church is Going

When Churches Train Up Leaders, Instead of Training Up Disciples

The landscape and condition of churches and seminaries across Canada — and globally — are being over-run by increasingly large pressures of secularization, platform building, self-promotion, trendy Christianity and psychology, and the global leadership summit is just one small portrait, amongst many other portraits, giving us alarming insights into where God’s church is going and […]

The Misconception of Comfortable-Living

Learning The Difference Between Comfort & Peace

33 I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 Nowhere in the Bible does Jesus ever allude to the fact that following Christ will be a cakewalk or that we will arrive at […]

Surrender: The Optical Illusion of Power

Finding Strength In Submitting To The Father's Will

Many of us think that we have control of our lives. Many of us think that we have power down here, the power to make everyday decisions, and the power to decide what happens to us day-by-day. But if we look closely, we’ll soon realize, that’s actually not the case at all and Job 26:1-2 […]

Should Pastor’s Be Bi-Vocational?

Assessing 21st Century Trends

In the generation of our forefathers, Pastors were much more highly esteemed –meaning, culture spoke highly of them. Research shows it and my experience proves it. This trend; however, has almost completely reversed and instead, an increased amount of hostility towards anyone holding a religious affiliation or religions title of ‘leadership’ has resulted in a […]

Jesus Christ: The Universal Language of Love

Learning What it Truly Means Be Alive With Christ

The universal language of love is soaked in the precious blood of Jesus’ overcoming power on the cross — in His death and in His resurrection — and every person , every tribe or tongue who knows Christ as their Lord and Saviour, through the power of God’s son, has access to a supernatural type […]

How Dynamic Preaching is Hijacking The Pulpit

When Imagination & Creativeness Outperform Truth

Much of the church today is led by modern dynamic, relevant, therapeutic, creative, imaginative and liberal thinking, modern, dynamic and liberal thinking that completely misses the point of how to effectively communicate the gospel and it diminishes the resplendent light of the gospel by shining the podium spotlight on dynamism, human effort, professional practices and […]

The Art of Balancing Ambition & Relaxation (And Resting In God’s Grace)

When Professionalism, Perfectionism & Ambition Become Workaholism

Most of my readers, maybe like you, are high achievers, and highly ambitious people — just like myself. With that being said, if you are like me, you most likely strive to be the best that you can be. You work hard, you play hard, you have a strong morning routine, you have high standards […]