Category Archives for Faith and Suffering

Nuggets of Hope 22 – How to Stay Safe

Stay safe. It’s become one of the dominant messages in the COVID-19 era. But how, exactly, do we stay safe? How do we protect ourselves? Before we can really answer that question, we need to ask another question. From what … Continue reading

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01. May 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Covid-19 Nuggets of Hope, Faith and Anxiety, Faith and Suffering, Reflections on Life, Sabbath Rest | Tags: , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nuggets of Hope 20 – Deliver us from Evil

Deliver us from evil. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadians are in shock because of the recent tragic sequence of events in Nova Scotia in which twenty-two victims lost their lives to a crazed gunman. There are many … Continue reading

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25. April 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Covid-19 Nuggets of Hope, Faith and Suffering, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , , | 4 comments

Nuggets of Hope 15 – Crucified with Christ

I am writing this on Good Friday morning. Four weeks ago today, my five-year-old granddaughter Madison was scheduled to come for a sleepover with Grandma and Grandpa. Marion and I were looking forward to this, but a couple of days … Continue reading

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10. April 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, Covid-19 Nuggets of Hope, Faith and Suffering | Tags: , , , , | 5 comments

Nuggets of Hope 13 – All Things

All things. Yes, I did mean all things. All things work together for good.  All things? Everything? Yes, all things. That’s what it says. Romans 8:28. You know the verse. Even COVID-19? Lord, surely you couldn’t mean that. Yes, yes … Continue reading

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05. April 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Covid-19 Nuggets of Hope, Faith and Suffering, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 comments

Nuggets of Hope 5 – Purchased by God

  Money. In our world, we all need it, and can’t live without it. We use money to purchase many of our daily needs. In fact, the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis is one of the big concerns that … Continue reading

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23. March 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Covid-19 Nuggets of Hope, Faith and Suffering, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , | 5 comments

Nuggets of Hope 4 – God’s Spirit in us

His Spirit lives in us. In the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, I am offering these brief reflections as a way of finding hope by turning our attention to God. Today I want to focus on the good news that … Continue reading

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22. March 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Covid-19 Nuggets of Hope, Eschatology, Faith and Anxiety, Faith and Suffering, Holy Spirit | Tags: , , , , | 2 comments

Let’s talk about mental health

The stimulus for this post is the Bell Let’s Talk campaign which is intended to encourage people to talk about mental health. When I was a young pastor I battled depression, although I wouldn’t have had the words to describe … Continue reading

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25. January 2017 by Wisdom Hunter
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Knocking on heaven’s door

This morning at church, I did something perfectly ordinary. I left my seat and stood in the aisle to let Grace pass by so that she could sit with her older sister and her parents. We had just finished singing three beautiful … Continue reading

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23. October 2016 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Bride of Christ, Dreams and Visions, Faith and Suffering, Intercession | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Knocking on heaven’s door

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

Are you ready?

Are you ready for Christmas? I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard those words over the past week. Usually people are thinking of external preparations – gifts, cooking, decorating, holiday plans. I have nothing against any of these things … Continue reading

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23. December 2015 by Wisdom Hunter
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