Monthly Archive: June 2013

I Get Distant, Moody and Mean.

I Get Distant, Moody and Mean.

The other day I was Distant, Moody and Mean. A little mixture of worry, anger, pride, and I guess, if I am completely honest…I was guilty of unbelief as well.  So it goes without...

Summer Soccer in Sardis.

Summer Soccer in Sardis.

I am hijacking my own blog to promote “East Fraser Valley Canadian Reformed Drop in Soccer”  Actually there is no real name for it (yet), but a few of us have decided it would...

How Should a Christian Dress?

How Should a Christian Dress?

After my last post about Dressing Modestly, I received a number of emails from all sides of the debate. Some disagreed, some said I was resorting to shock tactics.  Some agreed, some even expounded...

Please Dress Modestly (especially at church.)

Please Dress Modestly (especially at church.)

Warning: This post may (probably will) offend those who have an affinity for fashion, peeling off layers of clothing when the sun comes out, sun worshipping, lulu-lemon, yoga pants, shorts, miniskirts and low cut...

Father’s Day (by Rev. Abel Pol)

Father’s Day (by Rev. Abel Pol)

This Father’s Day post is by a special guest blogger.  My Pastor, Rev. Abel Pol, who just recently became a pastor and a father in the past year, was gracious enough to lend his...

“Daddy Issues.”

“Daddy Issues.”

“I’m busy.” “I am too tired…” “Not now.” “Tomorrow.” “Maybe another time.” “Leave me alone.” “Your mom and I are talking…” “I have to work late…” These are typical answers that we dad’s are...

Praying With You Scares Me.

Praying With You Scares Me.

I am far too shy and introverted to pray with you.  I mean I can pray in my head with you…but…wait…what’s that? You want me to pray with you… out loud? With audible words?...

Ultra Concentrated JOY

Ultra Concentrated JOY

“How can I find Joy? ” One of the earliest memories from my childhood is when my mom taught me about joy.  She was washing dishes with Joy Dish soap and I asked what...

“How come you have the same name as God?”

“How come you have the same name as God?”

“How come you have the same name as God?” My little girl asked me as I tucked her in after saying her prayers with her. “What do you mean?” I asked. “Well, you call...

The Girl Who Left and Came Back…(and the covenant and baptism)

The Girl Who Left and Came Back…(and the covenant and baptism)

A young girl about 18, baptized as a baby in a Reformed church but who had not publicly professed her faith, had become a terror to her parents. She was disruptive at home and...