Category Archives for Basic Principles

Nuggets of Hope 9 – An Open Door to God

One of the hardest things about the COVID-19 pandemic for many people is isolation. Yes, it’s better than getting sick, but not being able to have contact with friends and loved ones is hard for all of us. You probably … Continue reading

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27. March 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Covid-19 Nuggets of Hope, Holy Spirit, Intimacy with God, Jews and Gentiles | Tags: , | Leave a comment

Nuggets of Hope 8 – Adopted

The children in this photo are orphans. They live in a group home in East Asia, run by people who love Jesus and love children. In this group home they are cared for by volunteer house parents. Having lost their … Continue reading

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26. March 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Community, Covid-19 Nuggets of Hope | Tags: , , , , | 2 comments

Nuggets of Hope 3 – Not Guilty

Not guilty. That’s what God, the Judge of all the earth, will say on the Last Day to all those who have put their hope in Jesus, the slain Lamb of God. In the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, I … Continue reading

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21. March 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Bride of Christ, Covid-19 Nuggets of Hope | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Raise a Yuletide glass?

Christmas is coming, and with it the inevitable holiday parties where food and drink of all sorts will be offered. I love eating and drinking! Food and drink are among the chief pleasures of this life. Our capacity to enjoy … Continue reading

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21. November 2019 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Faith and Culture, Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts, Social Commentary | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Raise a Yuletide glass?

Perspective on the eve of an election

Tomorrow the people of Ontario will choose a new provincial government. This has been one of the most hotly-contested and tumultous elections I can remember. We live in a time of increasing social contention. Many people have strong views on … Continue reading

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06. June 2018 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Faith and Politics | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Perspective on the eve of an election

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

The power of blessing

My beloved wife celebrated her 60th birthday a few days ago. I’m not always the best at planning ahead for such events, but I have learned over the years that special days are important to Marion, and I have also … Continue reading

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02. August 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Community, Faith and Relationships, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , | 4 comments

God’s strong-willed children

Our feisty, spirited and very cute granddaughter Alivia (Livie), not quite three years old, is learning the power of her own will. Although she clearly looks up to big sister Sophie, Livie also has a mind of her own and … Continue reading

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22. May 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Intercession, Intimacy with God, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on God’s strong-willed children

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

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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