Category Archives: Life Lessons

What To Do About Tomorrow

Tomorrow occupies a great deal of our time and energy today. We work towards producing a brighter tomorrow. We also worry about what could happen tomorrow, fearing the future may be darker than the past. The Bible has a good … Continue reading

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Bilingual Preaching

To be truly effective, preachers have to become bilingual—fluent in two languages. I say that even though I only speak English. What are the two essential languages a preacher must speak? Not English and French (even in Canada). Not Greek … Continue reading

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The Preacher and Soul Care (Part 3)

  In the two previous posts, I made the case that looking after the health of our souls is not a luxury, but a necessity, for all who preach and teach God’s Word.  This is true whether we preach to … Continue reading

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We Need More “Christmas and Easter” Christians

Ever hear the phrase “Christmas and Easter Christians”? It’s a description of folks who only show up at church twice a year: at Christmas and Easter.   Usually the phrase is spoken as a critique, not a complement. After all, how … Continue reading

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Living with A Living Hope

Hope.   Hope is something everyone needs.  But sometimes hope is hard to hold on to. We want to remain hopeful but face situations that seem hopeless.  We get our hopes up and have our hopes dashed.  So we hope for the best … Continue reading

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The Scandalous, Wonderful Cross

It’s not a big surprise that the cross is the most enduring symbol of the Christian faith. But it should be. We’ve grown so accustomed to seeing crosses that we often forget the fact that the cross was originally scandalous … Continue reading

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Dealing with Doubts

Being a believer doesn’t mean you never doubt.  It does mean you learn to effectively deal with your doubts.  Here are three do’s and don’ts for dealing with spiritual doubts. First, don’t dismiss your doubts.  Doubts can prod us to … Continue reading

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