Category Archives for Eschatology

Glimpses of glory

A few days ago I was cycling along a pathway by the Ottawa River. I was perplexed about my current circumstances, and I stopped for a few minutes to sit on a bench and look at the river. As I … Continue reading

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13. August 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Faith and Science, Intimacy with God | Tags: , , , , , | 5 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

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
Categories: Eschatology, Faith and Science | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Why evolution can’t save you – but Jesus can

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

Refined by fire

Yesterday Marion and I took some time to visit old friends. It’s been over twenty years since we first got to know Brian and Lynn. Their life was not easy then, and it’s still not easy. They have been through … Continue reading

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20. June 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Eschatology, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , | 4 comments

What is our hope?

I live in the midst of a community of (mostly-young) believers who are passionate in their insistence on seeing their world transformed by the gospel. I am inspired by their passion. At the same time, if we insist that God … Continue reading

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17. May 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Eschatology | Tags: , , , | 3 comments

Blurry vision

I am now officially an old guy. Proof #1 : Now that the youngest of my offspring has attained the ripe old age of twenty, I no longer have any teenage children. Instead, I have grandchildren. They are lots of fun, but their … Continue reading

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11. May 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , | 1 comment

Eyes Forward

This week Marion and I spent several days with her Aunt Doreen, who has concluded that the time has come to dispose of her home and its contents. Due to the effects of a mild stroke, Doreen can no longer … Continue reading

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10. April 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , | 2 comments

My life as an addict

I admit it.  I am an addict. I just can’t get enough of HGP. No matter how often I get a taste of it, I always want more. A couple of weeks ago, I went to the Hard Rock after … Continue reading

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11. February 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Eschatology, Intimacy with God, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , | 9 comments

Reading the Bible with new eyes

I have been reading the Bible with new eyes the past couple of years. My practical Dutch parents, although nominally Christian, were functionally humanistic in their outlook and worldview, and I imbibed a this-worldly perspective on life with my mother’s … Continue reading

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03. February 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Reflections on Life, Transformation | Tags: , , , , | 1 comment

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