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Making Room For New Growth

Posted July 8th, 2013 - Read Article - No Comments - Leave a Response

Each of us will encounter difficult seasons in our lives. If we allow them, they can refine us and help us to push on, trust more and allow our roots to go deeper into Christ. “Hardship, in whatever form it takes, is … an opportunity… Read More »


Space for God: Poustinia

Posted July 2nd, 2013 - Read Article - No Comments - Leave a Response

In May 2012, I journeyed to Israel & Egypt for two weeks on a study tour with ADC. I was deeply impacted by the deserts I saw and journeyed through, especially the Judean Wilderness and the Sinai Desert. The vastness and barrenness spoke to my… Read More »


Taking Care of God’s Temple

Posted June 17th, 2013 - Read Article - No Comments - Leave a Response

“Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought with a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.” (1 Cor. 6:19-20 NIV) Maintaining… Read More »


Thirsty?

Posted June 11th, 2013 - Read Article - 2 Comments - Leave a Response

The beautiful city of Prague in the Czech Republic is full of many wonderful old treasures. Last week I had the privilege of walking some of its streets with a group of students from ADC. A little off the main tourist track, I took them… Read More »


The Common Good

Posted May 29th, 2013 - Read Article - 1 Comment - Leave a Response

I’m sitting in the Montreal airport, on my way home after three weeks on the road. I’ve been in Cuba for two and a half weeks with the CBM 2013 Praxis team (a scholarship program for Canadian Baptist seminary students) and then at an interfaith… Read More »


Fish Or Cut Bait

Posted May 21st, 2013 - Read Article - 4 Comments - Leave a Response

I firmly believe that Baptists in Atlantic Canada should be praying about how to start new congregations and birth fresh expressions of church in our region. There is a need for renewal in many of our struggling congregations and I wonder if some shouldn’t be… Read More »


Making Space

Posted May 3rd, 2013 - Read Article - 3 Comments - Leave a Response

When I was in High school my vice-principal was an AUBA Baptist minister, Dr. Willard Clayton. He gave me a verse one day that has continued to inhabit my soul: “being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry… Read More »


Stress in Ministry?

Posted April 24th, 2013 - Read Article - No Comments - Leave a Response

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,…”. People in ministry today could relate to this quote from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens. Good news stories of individuals growing in Christ are often met with negative elements that… Read More »


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