Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness

Starting New Things

In early January I attended the National Church Planting Summit of At this summit I had the privilege of being on a panel of church planters who were asked to tell three things they had learned from church planting. As one of the three panellists I will summarize the thoughts I shared at the…

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Tomorrow I thirst again What kind of crazy drink is this? I liftThis strange bottomless cup. You fill it up.You fill me to overflowing and IAm satisfied. I thirst no more. And yetStill I will thirst for more…and more…and more. I look to those who are thirsty. You fillTheir empty cups. You supply their need…

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Purpose in Life

In his book, “At The Crossroads,” Charlie Peacock quotes John Henry Newman as saying, God has created me to do Him some service; He has committed some work to me which He has not committed to another. I have my mission. Therefore Iwill trust Him. Whatever, wherever I am, I can never be thrown away.…

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Soaring like Osprey

I wrote this about six years ago when we were wrestling with whether or not to plant a church. Today, after planting one church in Calgary and moving to Vancouver to plant another, the issues are the same. Isaiah 40:31 Yet those who wait for the Lord Will gain new strength; They will mount up…

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A healthy understanding of who we are and how others see us is a blessing. Consider these two quotes: “Self-doobt isna really so bad a thing, laddie,” said Duncan with a chuckle. “‘Tis what the Creator gives t’ keep us humble. So long as it doesna cripple ye an’ make ye so ye canna do…

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