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Curing Spiritual Blindness

As I write this, it is 4:40 in the morning at my son’s home in Calgary. I came down from Edmonton yesterday for a visit and to sit in some lectures at the seminary. On my way down, just north of Red Deer, I encountered a white out. The wind had picked up quite a…

Finding Our Passion

This past weekend was spent wandering around the Shaw Conference Centre here in Edmonton. I was attending a Christian conference, listening to various speakers and presenters in assemblies and workshops, listening to people’s testimonies, and speaking with representatives of various Christian ministries and institutions. Our worship times were led by some of the most famous…

Finding the Right Perspective

If you could win an Olympic medal, which would you prefer – the silver or the bronze? Now, of course, many of us would want to win the gold, but when they asked a group of Olympic medal winners which of the other two they would prefer winning, the results were surprising. Many of us…

A Good Lesson From a Bad Example

One of the biggest issues Christians struggle with today is the obsession with what the world pursues. As the world promotes materialism and self, Christians fight to keep their hearts and minds focused on God. In essence, it hampers us from hearing what Jesus has to say. In Luke 12, a man interrupts Jesus’ sermon…

Spiritual Food

I can remember last Fall listening to a radio program where they asked their listeners what their favorite comfort food was. A comfort food is something you like to eat that makes you comfortable. It is your “go to” food on a cold winter day. Many people like stews or soups because they are usually…