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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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01. February 2016 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Community, Faith and Finances, Social Commentary | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Coldest Night of the Year

New Years Resolutions

I am not a big fan of New Years Resolutions. I haven’t made one in several years, that I can recall. It’s not that I don’t like making commitments. It’s just that I prefer to let the Lord lead me … Continue reading

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01. January 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Finances, House of Prayer, Intimacy with God, Neighbourhood, Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , , , , , , | 8 comments

An Unexpected Journey

Yesterday evening Marion and I watched The Hobbit : An Unexpected Journey, based on the first part of Tolkien’s 1937 fantasy classic The Hobbit. This was my first experience watching a movie in 3D, and I found The Hobbit impressive in … Continue reading

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27. December 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Movies, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , | 3 comments

House of Prayer : Where do we go from here?

So where do we go from here? How do we move forward with this vision of a House of Prayer in the heart of Vanier? As one of my friends and readers has pointed out to me, talk is cheap. … Continue reading Continue reading

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03. December 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
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Resident aliens

When my son Simeon moved to the United States a few years ago, I was a bit surprised to learn that according to the United States Government, he was an alien. Even after getting his Green Card, which allows him … Continue reading

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01. December 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Faith and Finances, House of Prayer, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , | 12 comments

Why we wait

Many of you know that my last IT consulting contract ended almost three months ago. Since then, Marion, Bethany and I have been living on reserves, and I have been waiting on the Lord for new work. There have been … Continue reading

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22. June 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Eschatology, Faith and Finances, Intimacy with God, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , | 7 comments

Another fork in the road

Sixteen years ago this month, I embarked on a new chapter of my life. Having closed the door on eleven years as a United Church pastor followed by a five-year adventure in church planting, I enrolled in business college to … Continue reading

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31. March 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Finances, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , | 5 comments

It’s only money

I was meeting with my financial advisor over tea and chocolate chip cookies one afternoon a few years ago.  Jim was also a brother in Christ and a good friend, and we used to talk not only about investing but … Continue reading

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29. May 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Finances, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , | 7 comments

What? Me, retire?

Sometimes it hits me that I am actually getting older. You too, eh?  Thought so.  The years fly by, and our lives rush past.  But what are we rushing towards?  Are we living with purpose, or just filling our lives … Continue reading

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30. January 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Finances, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , | 4 comments

Our Toyota Story – Part Two

Well, we got the Matrix to Minnesota as planned  (read Part One of this story here). We set out on Friday at 6:55 am – five minutes ahead of schedule, which is almost unheard of in the annals of the … Continue reading

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29. September 2010 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Reflections on Life, Testimonies | Tags: , , , , | 2 comments

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