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Nuggets of Hope 25 – Jesus in your boat

The boat pictured here is a replica of an ancient fishing vessel whose remains were discovered by a couple of amateur archaeologists in the Galilee region in 1986.  It’s thought to be much like the type of boat that Jesus … Continue reading

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09. May 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
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Nuggets of Hope 16 – Hidden with Christ

Waiting. For those of us whose main assignment is to stay home, the waiting is one of the hardest things about the COVID-19 pandemic. For many Christians, this pandemic exposes our drive to be rescuers. Surely there’s something we can … Continue reading

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11. April 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Covid-19 Nuggets of Hope | Tags: , , , , | 1 comment

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

Finishing well

The other day I was working out on my exercise bike. When I’m on my bike, I set a goal, and I try to push myself and fight the temptation to quit. I was getting winded, and so I asked … Continue reading

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21. January 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Ageing, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , , | 2 comments

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

Farewell, old friend

One of my high school buddies passed away a week ago today.  I was invited to speak some words of remembrance at his funeral, and counted it a privilege to be given this opportunity. Marilyn (his widow) told me that … Continue reading

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06. December 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Testimonies | Tags: , , , , , , | 4 comments

Don’t be satisfied with the appetizers

Amy Winehouse, an enormously talented and deeply troubled singer, was found dead in her apartment yesterday at the age of 27.  Though no official cause of death has been cited, family and friends agree that her early demise was undoubtedly … Continue reading

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24. July 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Eschatology, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , | 4 comments

Standing against the seduction of death

In this blog post I want to highlight the work of a man of integrity and conviction.  I also want to start a new series of posts that will highlight the views of other truthspeakers – people who speak truths … Continue reading

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16. July 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Social Commentary, Truthspeakers | Tags: , | 2 comments

In memory of Rob Hall

When I wrote in a recent post (Reality Check) that life is short and fragile, I had no idea that within a couple of weeks, Rob Hall’s untimely death would offer a graphic reminder of the truth of those words. … Continue reading

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27. February 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Justice, Faith and Relationships, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , , | 6 comments

Reality check

Last week a young Canadian named Jordan Morrison was killed in the aftermath of a bar fight while on vacation with his parents at a resort in the Dominican Republic.  He was 19 years old.  Marion and have four grown … Continue reading

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10. February 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , | 12 comments

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