Monthly Archive: May 2013

Have You Prayed About it? (As Much As You’ve Talked About It?)

Have You Prayed About it? (As Much As You’ve Talked About It?)

This is an emotional appeal to my brothers and sisters in Christ. There is nothing more damaging to the body of Christ than gossip.  I believe that gossip from within is far more dangerous...

More Godly … like you?

More Godly … like you?

The appearance of godliness.  I can put on a show with the best of them.  I could even be putting on a show with this post! Let me tell you that anyone can write...

I Struggle With it Too

I Struggle With it Too

This Sunday my pastor preached a sermon entitled “In His Word, God Reveals the Only Mediator” and I was personally challenged in an area of my faith life…having personal devotions. If you follow my blog, you...

Christ is Glorified in the Death of Tim Bosma

Christ is Glorified in the Death of Tim Bosma

The day after Hamilton Police announced they had found the body of Tim Bosma, Sharlene Bosma bravely made a statement to the media in a press conference held at the Ancaster Christian Reformed Church....

My Mother’s Knee

My Mother’s Knee

Happy Mother’s day.   My Mother’s Knee. A poem by John Stiles I have worshipped in churches and chapels. I have prayed in the busy street. I have sought my God and have found...

I am So Weak.

I am So Weak.

I am weak. So Very Weak. I heard a song on the radio today.  I sang along as I have a hundred times before, mindlessly (and poorly) mimicking the lead singer. I am sure most of you...

Question: I’m Struggling, But Church Keeps Saying Just “Read Your Bible”

Question: I’m Struggling, But Church Keeps Saying Just “Read Your Bible”

I appreciated this post. Sometimes I don’t need an answer to my problems,or to hear a cliched christian response… I just need you to stand beside me in the faith and in the flesh.

A Bedtime Prayer

A Bedtime Prayer

Blessed Creator, Thou hast promised thy beloved sleep; Give me restoring rest needful for tomorrow’s toil; If dreams be mine, let them not be tinged with evil. Let thy Spirit make my time of...

At What Age Do We Include Our Children in Corporate Worship?

At What Age Do We Include Our Children in Corporate Worship?

About a year ago I wrote an article entitled Wading In on the Sunday School Debate.  In that article I addressed what I thought was the main issue, “How do we raise our children to know...