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God, If You’re Out There I Need Some Help

It started with a trip to a walk-in clinic. Then there was the phone call, “You need to come to the hospital right now.” Then came more tests and an uncomfortable conversation with a nurse who had the tough job of saying the words, “We think you have leukemia.” Mike is a creative guy, he’s into music and photography. Years ago when he...

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The Poor Are Always With Us

Google and the Google logo are registered trademarks of Google Inc., used with permission. Christian and non-Christian alike, the world has a lot to say about the poor. Take a stroll down the roughest part of your local city center: what do you feel? Discomfort? Guilt? Indifference? Do you avoid eye contact with the homeless, with drug dealers,...... > more



Filled

When we’re hungry, we eat. When we’re thirsty, we get a drink. We get tired and buy a coffee, or take a nap. When we’re bored we pull out our phones and check our social media feeds. When we’re lonely, we blast music or call up an old flame. The trouble is, we always end up feeling empty again. Hungry,... > more



Discovering Your Purpose

If your wildest dreams came true, what would your life look like? Where would you be? Who would you spend your time with? How would you earn a living? Many of us have deep desires and longings for our lives, but get bogged down by pessimists or material needs that seem more important than finding true meaning or purpose in life. Country music... > more



An Easter Story Worth Remembering

You've probably seen Santa Claus; but have you ever seen the Easter Bunny? As a small child, I enjoyed visiting Santa at a local department store at Christmastime. My parents would take me downtown to the jolly bearded man in the red suit. I felt comfortable climbing into his lap, telling him my wish list and receiving a gift along... > more



Mark Burnett’s Bible TV Series: Epic Adventure

Think of it as Survivor: Earth As reality TV host Jeff Probst might say (cue theme music; roll panoramic video), “This … is the planet Earth - a spectacular paradise that can become a perilous jungle.  Two people – a man and a woman – are about to begin the adventure of the ages.” “Their progeny will encompass vastly different walks... > more



Eliminating the Barriers to Change

How do you convince your workers to go along with a change? Employees are typically resistant to change because they have grown comfortable to doing things a certain way. It’s hard for them to see the benefits in fixing what doesn’t seem broken. But that doesn’t mean it has to turn into a battle every time you change something. In... > more



Make Your New Year’s Resolution Stick

The New Year is upon us. Do you have a New Year’s Resolution? Well, if you’re like most North Americans you have at least one resolution. And, if you are like the majority of these promise-makers, your resolution is probably related to health and fitness. For many it is a promise to eat healthier, exercise more, and  lose weight. While... > more


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