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They’re Just Nuggets

They’re Just Nuggets

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...

Simply Spirit-Filled

Simply Spirit-Filled

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...

Weed: Is It for Christians?

Weed: Is It for Christians?

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...

Shut up and Serve

Shut up and Serve

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,...

Introducing Deidre…

Introducing Deidre…

My husband has been after me for a while to write some posts on his blog. He said he wanted me to write about things from my life as a mother, stay-home-mom, wife, introvert, whatever. He said “you make people laugh all the time on Facebook – write things like that!”...

The Kingdom Is Too Valuable to Become Bitter

The Kingdom Is Too Valuable to Become Bitter

What happens when your leaders leave you heartbroken? What happens when people cause pain, undue stress, and unnecessary chaos? What happens when these people are fellow Christians? What do we do with that? I wish is wasn’t true, but my wife and I can now speak to...

How to Set Godly Goals

How to Set Godly Goals

We all want to be productive, but New Year’s resolutions can be so empty and often pointless. We have good intentions, but our vague ‘good ideas’ on how we need to be better in the new year often bring us nowhere. So as believers, how should we grow and challenge...