The Legacy of Pastor Steve Baxter

A week ago today I went to a funeral for my pastor and friend: Steve Baxter. Like many others who knew Steve, I’m still feeling a sense of grief and disbelief. It’s hard to believe he’s gone. On Labour Day…

Leadership Lessons from Less-Known Parts of the Bible (Joshua 16-17)

Joshua 16 and 17 form one literary unit dealing with the allotment of land to the tribes of Ephraim and Manasseh—the two sons of Joseph. In the midst of the details about territorial boundaries, these chapters contain fascinating lessons for all…

Leadership Lessons from the Less-Known Parts of the Bible (Joshua 15)

  Joshua 15 details the boundaries of the territory given to the tribe of Judah. After mapping out the borders, Joshua lists the cities included in Judah’s allotment. In the middle of the chapter, we read the fascinating account of…

Prayer Update September 9, 2016

On Labour Day, new college students moved into the residence halls. We had wonderful day—beautiful weather, helpful student leaders (who unload cars) and a very meaningful dedication service for students and their families. (Check out the pictures at the Heritage…

Leadership Lessons from the Less-Known Parts of the Bible (Joshua 14)

If you are like many Christians, you are somewhat familiar with the front half of the book of Joshua. It’s the action-filled part. Where Joshua leads the nation of Israel to possess the Promised Land. The front half of Joshua…