Tag Archives for perseverance

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


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

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


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

In season and out of season

September is not the season for beans – at least not in this part of the world. Beans are usually picked in July, maybe in early August, but by September they are long gone. Let me introduce you to my … Continue reading


09. September 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , | 2 comments

Was blind but now I see

Yesterday I met a man who prayed for my salvation over thirty-five years ago, when we were both students at the same college. Until yesterday I had not known that he had been praying for me, and he had not … Continue reading


09. November 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Evangelism, Intercession, Reflections on Life, Testimonies | Tags: , , , , | 12 comments

Seeds of life

Today Marion’s parents celebrated sixty-five years of marriage. A simple family celebration marked the occasion. Later, as we said our good-byes, I thanked my parents-in-law for getting married, pointing out that had they not done so, I could not have met … Continue reading


04. October 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Finances, Faith and Relationships, Faith and Suffering, Intimacy with God, Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , , , , | 5 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


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

Going for the gold

The Vancouver Winter Olympics are underway! After months of anticipation, the games are finally a reality. Go, Canada, go! Like most Canadians, I have been enjoying the games. The opening ceremonies were spectacular and did a good job at honouring … Continue reading


19. February 2010 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Apologetics, Faith and Sports, Reflections on Life, Testimonies | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Going for the gold

Lessons from Physiotherapy

Almost two weeks ago I began a process of physiotherapy to reestablish function in my left shoulder.  This became necessary as a result of  a cycling accident a few weeks ago which resulted in a dislocated shoulder, a badly sprained … Continue reading


15. July 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , | 1 comment

When God puts your life on hold

My son Joe broke his ankle last weekend.  We were visiting friends from our former house church in Russell, and had planned a game of ball hockey on the outdoor court in our old neighbourhood.  We had done this dozens of … Continue reading


18. December 2008 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on When God puts your life on hold