Defeating The ‘Lions’ In Your Life

Daniel 6:22

Do you struggle with bullying or doing what is right in life? Is there a part of you that believes if you do what is right or follow God unapologetically and fearlessly, that He won’t come through for you? Maybe you think if you serve yourself, instead of God or just break a few rules […]

Catching The Vision For Biblical Leadership

A Counter-Cultural Call For Leadership

I recently was asked to go to three nursing homes to share some songs and devotions with the elderly. This was a new, exciting and stretching experience for me, and as I thought and prayed that God would take His message to His people and pondered what to prepare, I tried to think of what […]

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 […]

Is Today A Mary or Martha Day?

This morning I woke with millions of plans and things racing through my mind that needed to get done. Let’s face it – us women always seem to think that there are millions of things that need doing every single day. Catching up with laundry, getting meals prepared, house cleaning, groceries and the list goes […]

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 […]

Stewardship & The Responsibility of Truth

Learning To Exercise Your 'Responsibility' Muscles

“That servant who knows his master’s will but does not get ready or follow his instructions will be beaten with many blows. But the one who unknowingly does things worthy of punishment will be beaten with few blows. From everyone who has been given much, much will be required; and from him who has been […]

Faith: The Majesty and Magnificence of Christ

A Paradox of Contrasting Simplicity With Complexity

Matthew 18:3-4, introduces us to this idea of simple-faith by using the analogy of a child-like-faith saying, “Truly, I tell you, He said, “unless you change and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Therefore, whoever humbles himself like this little child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.” Have […]

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 […]