A loving argument

In Charles Schultz’s famous cartoon Peanuts, Linus says, “Mankind I love, it’s people I can’t stand.” Never has this sentiment so clearly been displayed than in Christian circles, where we talk an awful lot about unconditional (agape) love. Yep, we talk about love. But living it? That takes some practice. And after more than 25 [...]

The runner’s observatory

About 11 years ago, just after the birth of my second child, I started running. Don’t get the wrong idea! I’m not an athlete.  But at the time, I was desperate to shed about 50 pounds. I started with step aerobics, graduated to power walking, then running. I began to love the sensations…my feet crunching […]

Found a peanut last night

Principle #3: Trust God to tell you the truth, and believe Him—only He knows who you really are. Romans 8:28: And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose. Romans 8:16: The Spirit *Himself* testifies with our spirit that […]

You’re welcome to my opinion

Canadians encourage the marketplace of ideas, but I think that Christians who wander around the marketplace chatting people up are no longer welcome. An evangelist used to be just another stranger on whom you could slam the door, but soon it may be illegal to even knock. Consider the following stories: August 21, 2006 Calgary […]

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