Life is Like a Motorcycle

As you can tell from the video there are all kinds of motorcycles. Some are really nice and cost a lot of money and some are just basic transportation. But they are all motorcycles, that is they are cycles, and they have motors and for the most part, they do the same job, they get…

The Bible for Dummies

This book contains 6000 years of recorded history. It tells the stories of the Jewish people, of the Messiah Jesus, and of the early church. It contains intrigue and romance, love and betrayal. It’s made up of flowing poetry, gripping prose and soaring apocalyptical prophecies. It’s not just one book, it’s a collection of many…

Surrender Your Speech

It didn’t see that way at the time, but after I got older, I realized how cool my summer jobs were. When other kids were flipping burgers and scooping ice-cream, I was seeking adventure on the high seas, well at least on the seas. I had my first summer job at sea when I was…

Green Eggs and Ham

(Read from Green Eggs and Ham pages 1-16) Do you know the story? I bet you do. It's one of Dr. Seuss’ greatest works. “Green Eggs and Ham”. You know I hate that book. Didn't always hate it though, no sir when I was a kid I loved Green Eggs and Ham, and when our…

No, I Won’t!

He was half in the bag when it all began. His name was Xerxes, and he was the King of Persia. If we pull up a map here, we discover that Persia is located in this area making it modern day Iran. However, we are told that when this story happened Xerxes’ kingdom stretched from…

Lydias Journey

She was a successful businesswoman, actually she was a successful business owner, and that was virtually unheard of in the time and society she lived in. Remember this was 2000 years ago in a culture that was slightly male centred; actually, it was very male centred. Females weren’t exactly chattel, but they weren’t exactly equals…

Doing it Together

I never thought I would see the day in Canada that Christians would be unable to come together, in person, to worship. Then again, I never imagined a Global Pandemic either. The joke with pastors is that we all skipped the class on pastoring in a pandemic. I’ve been asked many times if what we…

Born Again. Now What?

Next week I will be celebrating a birthday. That is a day when I celebrate my birth. I will probably have a cake of some sort; I expect to have my cake and to eat it too. Various people in my life will give me cards and gifts as well as posting celebratory and some…

Dealing with Suicide

When I was a teenager one of my favourite television shows was MASH, and Angela and I have just started from the beginning and are watching it all over again. And if you are familiar with the TV show or the movie than you are familiar with the theme song, which is called Suicide is…