Reminiscing about Winters on the Prairie

Reminiscing about Winters on the Prairie

Weather. Wow! The northeastern US and southern Ontario, Quebec, and the Canadian maritimes have just been nailed with one of the most severe blizzards in recent memory. Hundreds of thousands of homes are without power, highways are impassible, and, as I write, six...
What if you had nothing to give up?

What if you had nothing to give up?

As I write we’ve just entered the 40 day Lenten season. For many it’s a very solemn time to repent, pray, and fast in preparation for the coming Good Friday and Resurrection Day celebrations. Historically it’s one of the most important liturgical...
Meteor reminds us of our vulnerability

Meteor reminds us of our vulnerability

What a week in the heavenlies! All in the course of a few days earth came under celestial fire as not one , but four, asteroid/comets had our planet in their sights. The major concern had been an asteroid half the size of a football field that was on its way toward a...
Pursuing the “Unseen”

Pursuing the “Unseen”

I read an article recently illustrating the “unseen” realities that surround us. As a case in point reference was made to the inner world of our bodies. Apparently we have 60,000 MILES of capillaries, only one mile of which is visible to the naked eye. The...
Following the Ultimate Champion of Women

Following the Ultimate Champion of Women

The rape of women and girls has become high priority news on the internet and the newspapers. India, and now the recent case in Steubenville have left us shocked and concerned about our culture’s perceptions and treatment of women. And, as I’ve highlighted...
Cheap Grace and Spiritual Wealth

Cheap Grace and Spiritual Wealth

Resurrection Day is always the best day of the year for us Christians. As the apostle Paul said, “If Christ be not risen our faith is in vain” (1 Cor. 15:14). Which suggests that our faith is vanity if it cannot be historically rooted in an empty tomb. But...