The Best Ways to Make an Impact!

Reading Time: 7 minutes

I know most of us want to make an impact. I also know most of us have limited resources to do so. But that doesn’t mean we all can’t make a positive impact. Unfortunately, because our impact may be ‘small,’ I think we sometimes just sit back and let others take care of it. Maybe we convince ourselves that there really isn’t a need, or that my few dollars can’t really do much. To that, I say – “We have to open our eyes.” There are needs all around us. Some big, some small, some global, some local. If we all strategically come together to make a difference, we could actually make an impact everywhere.

Meeting needs at home or away - make an impact

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They’re Just Nuggets

Reading Time: 6 minutes

It wasn’t very long ago that I was having “just one of those days.” I didn’t want to cook or clean. I felt drained but I had a list, the length of my arm, of the things I needed to get done.  It was one of those days that I would say, “I couldn’t get out of my own way.” I wanted to do things and be productive, but my mind and my body wouldn’t cooperate to get stuff done. My brain would say, “Go do some laundry. That’s straightforward.” And my body would reply, “In a minute…I’m pretending to be doing something else right now.”

They're Just Nuggets

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Simply Spirit-Filled

Book Review & Give-A-Way

Reading Time: 5 minutes

The Holy Spirit can sometimes be a complicated topic with many different answers. Andrew Gabriel, however, is able to navigate this discussion with wisdom and clarity. Even if you don’t come from a Pentecostal or charismatic background, Andrew’s book (Simply Spirit Filled) is able to invite you into a healthy conversation of skepticism, experience, and academia – you’ll never think of the Spirit’s activity the same again!

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Weed: Is It for Christians?

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In Canada, it’s only been a few months since the federal government made cannabis a legal substance. It’s difficult to imagine really – one day illegal, the next legal. So, whether you call the drug – weed, grass, pot, marijuana, or cannabis, many are left wondering how to approach the issue. So, the question that’s often asked me: “Since, it’s no longer illegal, can Christians use cannabis?” The last time I was asked, I said I would articulate my answer a little better in a post, so hopefully this post can bring some clarity. 

Weed Is it for Christians

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Shut up and Serve

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We live in a noisy world where everyone wants to be heard. Avenues like social media have given everyone a voice, but has caused us to often stop listening and even think selfishly. Our culture wants us to think: ‘It’s all about me.’ Scripture, on the other hand, teaches something completely different. We need to listen and serve.

Shut up and serve

My wife and I have two kids under 5. When they’re awake, they contribute the most to the household volume. They enjoy singing, talking, and screaming. Sometimes they’re main objective is simply repeating everything they hear. There’s never a dull moment.

No matter what though, one thing remains true – they want to be heard. In fact, they will repeat themselves, and get louder, UNTIL someone listens.

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