The Danger of ‘Happily-Ever-After’ Living

Discovering Sin And Discovering God's Grace

Have you ever got wrapped up in a fairytale romance movie? Have you ever wished the movie depicted your life, as the beautiful princess and successful prince ride away into the sunset quietly and calmly living happily ever after with no war and no marital struggle or conflict at all? If we are honest, we […]

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 […]

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 […]

10 Signs You May be Called to Preach

Recognizing The Signs of a Supernatural Call

I’ve felt called to head towards the Pastorate for a number of years now. However, in those early few years, when I felt called, my heart went through a lot of ups-and-downs and a lot of back-and-forth-wrestling and questioning whether it was the right thing to do and trying to figure out when I felt […]

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 […]