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Cream Rises to the Top…

I was thinking about this in church yesterday as the 2019 Camp came to an end. Dozens of people have been involved in this years Family Camp.   Each one played a part in the success of the whole.   Some who were old hat at doing their part right off the cuff, others as first timers attempting to put their gifts into action. It was amazing through the week to see the interactions,... read more

Sooner or Later

The Church and Ministers will have to take a stand!    Sad to say, but we have for a hundred years carried on ministry in Canada, as though we are a Christian country.    And to a degree we are. However, things have been gradually changing.    Like the frog in the kettle it’s been gradual, but now we are in hot water, and either we will respond or... read more

Re-Ordering the Moral Fabric!

Wow, it’s difficult to become old!     Our generation was so set in what we called Normal Standards.   Now, we face a society in what we think of as Abnormal. I was teaching a class recently, speaking about Christian Ethics.   I placed on the board the words:      Normal   – Abnormal  – ... read more

Christian Leadership Training

Let’s Equip More Christians for Leadership.    We have a strange paradigm set up that forces our Christian youth into a 4-6 year College program to equip them for leadership. Why do I think it is strange? First, because it puts them into a cookie-cutter type of training that stifles creativity. Second, because it cripples them with a debt that takes years to pay off.... read more

Ministers

     The real term for those called to serve God, is Minister – a servant. Imagine how important this position is. Jesus, explained this word with actions. He came to minister to the people. So in my mind, when called into Christian Service, we should be called – Ministers      The most popular “generic” term is Pastor. So much confusion comes from the wrong use... read more

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