Category Archives for Transformation

It’s cold out there

It’s cold out there.  The past week, temperatures in Ottawa have been below -20°C all week long. Earlier in the week they dipped below -30°C. Yesterday I took a break from work and went out for a walk at noon. … Continue reading

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25. January 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Faith and Justice, Faith and Suffering, Neighbourhood, Servanthood, Social Commentary, Transformation | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on It’s cold out there

Live report from Turkey

I just finished watching this short video clip by Dalton Thomas and Joel Richardson on behalf of Frontier Alliance International. Report from Taksim Square in Turkey This little clip powerfully impacted my understanding of how to pray for the persecuted Christian … Continue reading

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28. June 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Evangelism, Intercession, Transformation | Tags: , , | 1 comment

Neighbourhood Worship Nights

As Marion and I have sought to listen to the Holy Spirit, we sense that the time has come to open our home every second Tuesday for an evening of worship. Our living room is not all that large, and … Continue reading

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10. June 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Eschatology, House of Prayer, Neighbourhood, Transformation, Worship | Tags: , , , | 3 comments

Coldest Night of the Year

I remember when I first heard about Jericho Road Ministries from its founder, my friend Ray Desmarais. A compassionate man with a big heart for the hurting and homeless, Ray wanted to do something practical to help. Over the years, … Continue reading

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06. February 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Neighbourhood, Social Commentary, Transformation | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Coldest Night of the Year

Cleaning up garbage with Jesus

This morning I had the privilege of picking up garbage in our neighbourhood park and some of the surrounding streets here in Vanier, the historic part of Ottawa where Marion and I make our home with our daughter Bethany. I … Continue reading

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13. October 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Intimacy with God, Neighbourhood, Transformation | Tags: , , , , | 5 comments

Reading the Bible with new eyes

I have been reading the Bible with new eyes the past couple of years. My practical Dutch parents, although nominally Christian, were functionally humanistic in their outlook and worldview, and I imbibed a this-worldly perspective on life with my mother’s … Continue reading

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03. February 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Reflections on Life, Transformation | Tags: , , , , | 1 comment

Of whom the world is not worthy

Asia Bibi is a forty year old mother of two. She has been in prison in Pakistan since 2009.  Her only crime was telling her coworkers about Jesus. For this she was charged with blasphemy and sentenced to death. Although … Continue reading

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23. January 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Evangelism, Faith and Justice, Faith and Suffering, Social Commentary, Transformation | Tags: , , , | 3 comments

Lighting up the neighbourhood

This year I went all-out on Christmas lights.   Well, all-out for me, anyway.  Back in November I took advantage of Home Depot’s special offer on new Christmas lights for customers who bring in their old lights for recycling, and bought … Continue reading

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15. December 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Neighbourhood, Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts, Transformation | Tags: , , , | 5 comments

Prayer walking through Vanier

Our pastor has called our church to a season of special prayer.   This in itself is an answer to prayer, as a group of intercessors at City Church has been crying out to God for over a year for an … Continue reading

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28. September 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Intimacy with God, Neighbourhood, Transformation | Tags: , | 2 comments