Category Archives: Blog

Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude


The following will also be published in The Vermilion Standard. We live in a culture diluted by desire. In our relative excess, we incessantly desire what we don’t have even if it is something we clearly don’t need. This desire has led to an epidemic of discontentment. Much like Jesus’ […]

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The Beauty of a Messy Christmas


When we think of Christmas, it often conjures up images of perfectly trimmed Christmas trees, meticulously wrapped gifts and beautifully set tables. We love our picture perfect Christmases to be neat and clean with everything perfectly placed and arranged. The irony of this image is that it is the opposite […]

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Using Social Media As More Than A Window


Social media has impacted our world and our individual lives with wide sweeping effects. For the most part, we have enthusiastically and blindly entered this new reality, embracing the new abilities it offers. For the first time in history, social media has allowed us to see what is happening with […]

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A Church Technology Prediction: Screen Reversal


Step into almost all evangelical churches and a growing percentage of mainline and Catholic churches and you will see the use of the big screen(s). Video projection has become increasingly ubiquitous in worship services in ever expanding ways: utilized for words in worship songs, responsive readings, sermon graphics, multimedia clips, […]

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Our Dream For Lucas


Laurie and I wrote this for Lucas as he went into Grade 1. It was a way to express our desire for Lucas’ life to those who would help shape him in his education. As he now enters Grade 7 in a new school, we set out to revisit and […]

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