ACJC assembly devotion – What’s the purpose of your life?

Story was told of a businessman and he was in a real hurry. He had just touched down in New York from a flight, and was rushing to an important meeting. As he jumped into the taxi, he yelled out to the driver, “Step on it!” Sensing the driver’s hesitation, the businessman demanded, “Well, what … Continue reading ACJC assembly devotion – What’s the purpose of your life?

The Dynamic Duos of Missions – a short exegetical sermon on Acts 8:25-40

Story was told of a one-legged school teacher from Scotland who came to J. Hudson Taylor to offer himself for service in China. “With only one leg, why do you think of going as a missionary?” asked Taylor. “Well, I do not see those with two legs going,” replied George Scott. He was accepted. As we … Continue reading The Dynamic Duos of Missions – a short exegetical sermon on Acts 8:25-40

Faith in God’s healing and faith in God’s timing

She had suffered physically for 12 years, 12 long years. She had visited physician after physician, in hopes of getting better. She had exhausted her life savings. But healing eluded her. Her hopes seemed extinguished. And yet... The talk of the town was this person called Jesus. Word had it that he was doing miracles, … Continue reading Faith in God’s healing and faith in God’s timing

Fall on your knees: this is Christmas!

It's been a long time since I last blogged. The busyness has been overwhelming and the irony is, I find that it is often in the midst of doing Christian ministry that I lose sight of the main point of why I'm doing it at all! It is no different with Christmas. In the midst … Continue reading Fall on your knees: this is Christmas!

The Blessing and the Responsibility

One of the most oft quoted (misquoted) verses I've heard from friends is 3 John 2, "Beloved, I pray that in all respects you may prosper and be in good health, just as your soul prospers..." It is a popular verse used to justify a certain theology (Word-Faith/Health-Wealth-Prosperity). So, the line of argument goes like … Continue reading The Blessing and the Responsibility