Posts from November 2015

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Is Your Spirituallity Slipping?

by Ladd
Sunset at Mary's

It’s easy to let your spirituality slip. We become so busy that the next thing we know we have stopped praying, studying, and sharing our faith. We have the name of Christian but in reality our outlook, actions, and belief system is not much different from our non-Christian neighbours. Throughout the book of Judges we […]

What We Really Need Is To Want Jesus

by Ladd
rose hips

Timothy Keller wrote something like this in his book on Judges, “most people use Jesus to get the things that they want, but what we really need is to want Jesus.” (paraphrase) Christianity has lost a great deal of credibility because we have been infected by charlatans and scam artists. I remember a number of […]

Things That Dwell Deep In Our Soul

by Ladd
crow on branch

25 That same night the Lord said to him, “Take the second bull from your father’s herd, the one seven years old. Tear down your father’s altar to Baal and cut down the Asherah pole beside it. 26 Then build a proper kind of altar to the Lord your God on the top of this height. Using […]

Leaves Blowing Around My Feet

by Ladd

On Sunday I attended an early Remembrance Day ceremony in commemoration of our veterans. The place where the wreath laying was taking place was in a small village where I once lived. On the two-hour drive to the site my mind was full of memories, some good but many of them sad. My sister had […]

It All Comes Back To Grace

by Ladd
tree reflection

24 “Several days later Felix came with his wife Drusilla, who was Jewish. He sent for Paul and listened to him as he spoke about faith in Christ Jesus. 25 As Paul talked about righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix was afraid and said, ‘That’s enough for now! You may leave. When I find […]

Here Am I – Send Me

by Ladd
Puji 2IMG_1805

A country that has suffered much is Mongolia. After the fall of communism the propped up economy began to teeter and then eventually fall. The result was rising prices, fewer jobs and a great less hope for an already struggling people. As people began to leave the land and gravitate towards the city in search […]