Here in Canada it’s Thanksgiving Monday. Even though it’s a tough time, there’s a lot to be thankful for. I’ve got a gratitude list the length of the Great Wall of China. But today I want to think about thankfulness from another angle. There was a time when the ancient Israelites were exiled from their … Continue reading Contributors, not just receivers
Servants of a Servant Saviour serve. We serve God and we serve others. It’s just a part of who we are. It’s a part of our devotion to Jesus. I know servants who help with children or with technology, with food programs or with prayer marathons, with the homeless or with homework. But we can … Continue reading A servant mindset
Two young boys were playing mini hockey in a hallway at the arena. I watched one of them take a wrist shot with a roll of (hard) plastic hockey tape. He hit the other kid in the lip. He fell over and started to bleed. And cry. What do you do in a situation like that? … Continue reading First responder
Benjamin Franklin said, “Hide not your talents, they for use were made / What’s a sundial in the shade?” It’s a great reminder that we should use the talents God has given to us. They contribute to the positive impact we can make in the world. Writing in Ephesians 2:10, Paul said, “we are God’s … Continue reading What’s a sundial in the shade?