Tag Archives for transformation

Truthful lips and a truthful heart

Recently I witnessed an interaction that I found quite disturbing. An adult caregiver was speaking to a young child. The caregiver had said something that was incorrect, and was acknowledging this to the child. But instead of simply saying “Sorry, honey, … Continue reading

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09. May 2017 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Family Life, Truthspeakers | Tags: , , , , | 2 comments

A walk in the park

Over the past couple of years, in response to the call of God to plant a local House of Prayer, I have set my heart and will to pray for Vanier, the historic Ottawa neighbourhood where Marion and I have … Continue reading

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16. August 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Evangelism, House of Prayer, Intercession, Neighbourhood | Tags: , , , , , , , | 7 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

Fail Brittania (from Dan Juster)

I don’t often reblog other people’s writings but I though this one, despite its somber conclusions, was worth re-posting. Fail Brittania – by Dan Juster My own conclusion is that this is one more indication that the Last Days are … Continue reading

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07. October 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Evangelism, Jews and Gentiles, Social Commentary | Tags: , | 2 comments

My friend Jim

I bumped into Jim (not his real name) a few weeks ago when I was riding my bike through Vanier. I consider Jim a friend, but I had lost touch with him and hadn’t talked with him in a couple … Continue reading

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14. September 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, House of Prayer, Intimacy with God, Neighbourhood, Social Commentary | Tags: , , , , , | 4 comments

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

Affecting genetics through prayer?

A recent National Post article reports on groundbreaking research at McGill University.   The research seems to show that physical and emotional abuse in childhood can alter the genetic code of a child.  The same team has previously done other research … Continue reading

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26. February 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Intimacy with God, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Affecting genetics through prayer?