The Average Canadian Is Broke and Miserable, So Be Different
Posted on October 18, 2017 Leave a Comment
First, the facts. Studies show that in Canada: 4 out of 10 first marriages will end in divorce (source) 3 out of 10 children are born out of wedlock, a figure that is rising quickly (source) The average monthly car payment is $570 for at least 48 months (source) The average student graduates with $25,000 […]
Should Christians Date Non-Christians?
Posted on May 11, 2017 1 Comment
Few things in life can bring more joy—and, conversely, more pain—than a romantic relationship. Since it is such a central and important aspect of our lives, we ought to consider how God has designed for relationships to work best. They were, after all, his idea. Wouldn’t he know what is good for us? If you […]
Table For Three, Please
Posted on April 4, 2017 3 Comments
It came to light recently that Vice President Mike Pence does not eat alone with women who are not his wife, nor does he attend events that serve alcohol without her present. Well, actually this was known back in 2002 but it has since resurfaced—you know, just in time to blow the whole thing up. Pence’s […]
God Watches You Browse “Incognito”
Posted on December 8, 2014 Leave a Comment
The first time I ever used the internet browser “Chrome” was when I first got my iPad. I clicked open the app to use the internet and noticed the option to open a “New Incognito Tab”. I had no idea what that meant, so I clicked on it, and this message came up: You’ve gone […]
How Can “Ordinary” People Live to the Glory of God?
Posted on October 26, 2014 Leave a Comment
God’s ultimate goal is his own glory. Everything that he does is done to this end: the praise of his own name. This includes both showing mercy to undeserving sinners and disciplining his wandering people. One passage that makes this abundantly clear is Isaiah 48:9-11…  “For my name’s sake I defer my anger, for the […]
Is It Wrong to Complain to God?
Posted on February 21, 2014 Leave a Comment
Sometimes things don’t happen the way we expect them to. Life rarely goes smoothly and many days are filled up with struggles, annoyances, and disappointments. What’s a person to do? For most of us, our automatic response is to complain. It’s normal, and part of being human. But we would be wise to ask, is […]
Love Your Wife
Posted on January 23, 2012 Leave a Comment
I remember back when Sarah and I were engaged our friends and family thew us an engagement party. One of the things incorporated into the event was a scrapbook that had a page dedicated to marital advice everyone could write in. This seems somewhat humorous to me now, considering more than half of the people […]