Tag Archives for suffering

Birthdays and anniversaries

I will never think of my birthday the same way again. Tomorrow my love and I will host a family gathering to celebrate the April birthdays in our family. Bethany, Carmen, Dunovan and I all have birthdays within a four-day … Continue reading

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22. April 2016 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Dreams and Visions, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Birthdays and anniversaries

Born to die

Born to die. That may not sound like a very cheery or appealing theme for a Christmas blog. Yet that is the destiny that Jesus the Messiah embraced when he came down from heaven to earth to be born in … Continue reading

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25. December 2015 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Faith and Suffering, Rejection, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Born to die

You make me brave

In recent weeks the social media have been full of reports of the horrific brutalities committed by ISIS in Syria and Iraq. Beheadings, crucifixions, rapes, genital mutilation – these are only some of the atrocities committed by ISIS against those they … Continue reading

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01. September 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Suffering, Intercession, Testimonies, Worship | Tags: , , | 2 comments

Tip of the iceberg

A week or so ago, I was talking with a relative about the recent kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teenagers by Hamas. His response was that he was thankful to live in Canada. This seems like an innocent enough response. It’s the … Continue reading

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01. July 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Intercession, Jews and Gentiles | Tags: , , , | 1 comment

Racing through life

Life is short. It’s a common observation, but one that leads people to vastly different conclusions. A couple of weeks ago, at a family gathering, I was chatting with my niece Kyla who is only a few weeks away from … Continue reading

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08. February 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Eschatology, Evangelism | Tags: , , , , | 7 comments

The wedding feast

Last Saturday my oldest son, Joe, married the love of his life, Carmen. For me this was cause for great joy. I was delighted for Joe. He looked so thrilled as he waited for Carmen to walk down the aisle. … Continue reading

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27. September 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Eschatology, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 comments

Praying for those who suffer for their faith

While reading John 16 this morning I was struck by these words of Jesus in light of the increasing frequency of persecution of believers in recent years (especially in the Islamic world where the persecutors frequently claim to be acting … Continue reading

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29. May 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Suffering | Tags: , , , , | 2 comments

Earnest money

On Sunday Marion and I arrived home from a nine-day trip to Minnesota to see our son Simeon, his wife Heather and their two beautiful little girls. As always after one of these visits, my mind is full of thoughts … Continue reading

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08. May 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Faith and Suffering, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , , | 4 comments

Tragedy in Boston

By now almost everyone has heard of the terrible tragedy that took place at the Boston Marathon yesterday, in which two bombs killed three people and injured many others. Among the dead was an eight-year-old boy who had been waiting … Continue reading

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16. April 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Faith and Suffering, Reflections on Life, Servanthood, Social Commentary | Tags: , , , , , , | 4 comments

Messing with your head

This post has the potential to mess with your head. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. In this post I want to focus on something you may not have thought about in concrete terms before. I want to talk about the … Continue reading

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12. July 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Eschatology, Faith and Suffering, Jews and Gentiles | Tags: , , , , | 6 comments

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