Category Archives: Blog

Catalyst For Community Cohesion


The following post was also published in the Vermilion Standard. Recently, I came up with the phrase “Catalyst for Community Cohesion” to refer to the need and increasing desire to see groups and organizations work together with intentional and open partnerships towards common goals. Too often, in our communities, there […]

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Learn to Love; Learn to Listen


The following article is also published in the Vermilion Standard. With Valentine’s Day rapidly approaching, I thought it would be appropriate to talk about love.  As I was reflecting on what to specifically address regarding love, I honed in on the skill and art of listening.  If you want to […]

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Rooted


Who is your life rooted and built up in?  Who is your church rooted and built up in? If you have been a follower of Jesus for any length of time, you know what the answer should be – JESUS. “So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, […]

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The Unnecessary Upgrade


The following is also publish in the Vermilion Standard. As we enter the New Year, there is a good chance you have braved and, hopefully, survived the Boxing Day shopping madness. Boxing Day – the day we buy things we don’t need to replace stuff that still works. We live […]

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Before You Give Up On Social Media…


Social media is often accused of making society more narcissistic and self-centered.   Although there is truth embedded in the diagnosis, I argue against the treatment that is often prescribed.  The disease does exist but the underlying problem is not the technology – it is us. In many ways, social […]

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