Father… Father Me.

Since you are God’s children, God sent the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, and the Spirit cries out, “Father.” Galatians 4:6 NCV This was the cry of my heart to my heavenly Father, as my earthly father was slowly losing his battle with cancer, “Father… Father me.” Years before, Brian Doerksen had released…

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Abandoning Ship!

“Dad, I’m not at all sure I can follow you any longer in your simple Christian faith’ stated the clergyman’s son when he returned from the university for holidays with a fledgling scholar’s assured arrogance. The father’s black eyes skewered his son, who was ‘lost,’ as C.S. Lewis put it ‘in the invincible ignorance of…

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A Closer Walk: Is This Abundant?

I sat in my ashes each day thinking, “Is this what God calls abundant?” I really wanted to experience the abundant life Jesus spoke of, but how in the world was I supposed to look at the shambles my life had become, and see it as abundance? I was raised believing in a God who was…

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