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Bare Cupboards

Sunday, September 18, 2022

At one time, brightly coloured classroom bulletin boards displayed nursery rhymes that were used in primary and elementary schools to teach children the sounds, patterns, rhythm, and rhyme of reading. The following rhyme represented a … Read more

Jesus Freak

Saturday, August 29, 2020

As a young teenager, I took music lessons at a local music school. My teacher, a nice young man and a very patient instructor, surprised me one day by venting against Jesus Freaks. Not being committed to my faith and questioning Christian … Read more

To Be A Christian

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

The other night, I got embroiled in another theological tussle on Facebook. This time, it was in the company of a group of Scottish pastors, some of whom I have known for decades. The argument was over whether or not we should continue to … Read more

A Legacy Of Faith (Part 1)

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Each year on the 24th of April, a remembrance day is held around the world to commemorate the genocide of over one million Armenians in 1915 because of their refusal to deny Jesus Christ and worship Allah. An Armenian who … Read more

A Great Christian

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Barnabas is one of my favourite people in the Bible. He always seemed to do the right thing at the right time. When his Christian community needed money to survive, he sold his property and helped to sustain them. When … Read more

His Name Is Wonderful

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Recently, my sister experienced the birth of her first grandchild, Christian Paul. His name (kept as a surprise) was not announced until the day he was born. As I thought about the biblical meaning of this wonderful name, I was … Read more

A Son Of Encouragement

Wednesday, April 30, 2003

Barnabas, whose name means "son of encouragement," was a man who gave encouragement and consolation to his friends, becoming one of the most respected persons in the church in Jerusalem. Barnabas was the mentor of the apostle Paul. He encouraged … Read more

A Dog By Any Other Name

Sunday, October 22, 2000

About three years ago, our daughter, who had recently returned home from university and was living in the new apartment we had fixed up for her in our basement, asked if she could bring a dog home. We already had … Read more

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