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Summer Reflections

In the coolness of a summer morning, I sit outside and sip my coffee and take in the beauty all around me. A quiet breeze rustles the leaves of the majestic maple in my neighbour’s yard. Wind chimes hint of faraway … Continue reading

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03. July 2016 by Wisdom Hunter
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Why evolution can’t save you – but Jesus can

John C. Sanford is one of the world’s premier plant geneticists.  A research scientist at Cornell University since 1980,  he co-invented the gene gun which is widely used in genetic engineering of plants. Sanford began his career as an atheist … Continue reading

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06. July 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
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The parable of Steve Jobs and the two iPhones

Once upon a time two iPhones were having a chat. It went something like this. Phone #1 :  “I wonder how we got here?  We are so amazing, I think someone very smart – even smarter and more amazing than … Continue reading

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08. October 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
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Beyond Reason

Beyond Reason. Margaret Trudeau wrote a memoir by this title in 1979, and in 2009 Roger Fisher and Daniel Shapiro wrote about the art of negotiation in a work by the same title. Both books were best-sellers, but when I hear … Continue reading

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06. August 2010 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Apologetics, Basic Principles, Faith and Science | Tags: , , , | 3 comments

Circle of life?

Recently several of my friends and colleagues have lost loved ones.  My own father and mother died in 2007 and 2008, and my wife’s parents are in their upper 80s and dealing with diminished capacities.  All of this has prompted … Continue reading

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04. October 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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In God’s image : creativity

My friend Frank MacDougall is the CTO and co-founder of GestureTek, a pioneer in camera-enabled gesture-recognition technology for presentation and entertainment systems.   To develop this new technology he had to be a visionary – he had to be able to imagine something … Continue reading

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02. March 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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Made in God’s image

In my next few posts I want to expore the topic of our human nature.   Since people are usually interested in themselves, these topics could be good discussion starters for small groups. Let’s start with the concept that we are … Continue reading

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23. February 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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Who made the hyacinth?

Last week I bought a hyacinth plant for my wife.  It was still in bud at the time, and we couldn’t tell what colour the blooms would be.   This morning she showed me, with great delight, that the buds were … Continue reading

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18. February 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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The atheist bus campaign

Today I left a comment on the Atheist Bus Campaign web site.  For those who haven’t heard of this campaign, it involves placing ads on buses in cities throughout Canada with the slogan “There’s probably no God.  Now stop worrying … Continue reading

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03. February 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Apologetics, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , | 1 comment