Monthly Archive: December 2015

4th Annual Titus 2:1 Award

4th Annual Titus 2:1 Award

I received a large number of nominations for the 4th annual Titus 2:1 award. Thank you! So many so, that I could not check them all out!  However 4 of the blogs received multiple...

Preparing for the “Big One”… Without Appearing Crazy.

Preparing for the “Big One”… Without Appearing Crazy.

We moved to Surrey and there was an earthquake to announce that we have arrived. It’s how we roll. I did not feel it; I guess I was just exhausted from the move. But judging from...

What Does it Mean to Be #Blessed?

What Does it Mean to Be #Blessed?

Are you blessed? This Christmas we have thanked God for “blessing” us with family, friends, possessions, homes, food, health, and so on. We even head to Instagram and Twitter and post pictures with the...

Too Much Empathy?

Too Much Empathy?

“I am too empathetic!” That was not a boast.  It was a complaint. I recently received a message from a young lady who asked why God would endow her with a “ridiculous amount of...

Go and Do Likewise

Go and Do Likewise

  Recently in conversation it came up how the animosity between the Jews and Samaritans in the scriptures, reminded him of the right wing Christian animosity towards Muslims. That got me thinking about the Parable...

Comfort, Contented Thankfulness, and a Burning Desire

Comfort, Contented Thankfulness, and a Burning Desire

Life is certainly comfortable where we are right now. A nice church family, a great pastor, good jobs, close family, fantastic friends, a great prayer group, an awesome Bible study…yet, despite all these good...

Think Twice Before Using Satire As The Officially Unofficial Canadian Reformed Daddy Blogger

Think Twice Before Using Satire As The Officially Unofficial Canadian Reformed Daddy Blogger

Satire. It has been called the lowest form of argument. And it is true. I am not fond of Satire, and rarely engage in it, because it usually ends up making fun of something...

Think Twice Before Joining a Canadian Reformed Church.

Think Twice Before Joining a Canadian Reformed Church.

As a blogger who happens to be identified with the federation of Canadian Reformed Churches, I sometimes receive messages from lovely people warning me about how bad the Canadian Reformed Churches are, that this denomination is...

4th Annual Titus 2:1 Award: Nominations

4th Annual Titus 2:1 Award: Nominations

It is December and that means it is time to start thinking about the 4th annual Titus 2:1 Awards for doctrinally sound blogs.  I am changing up the format this year.  Instead of my...

The Thread We All Cling too…

The Thread We All Cling too…

The world is going to hell in a hand basket, so the old saying goes. It seems that, day by day, the news is getting worse. Terrorists, refugees, wars, rumours of wars, dead babies,...