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You make me brave

In recent weeks the social media have been full of reports of the horrific brutalities committed by ISIS in Syria and Iraq. Beheadings, crucifixions, rapes, genital mutilation – these are only some of the atrocities committed by ISIS against those they … Continue reading


01. September 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Suffering, Intercession, Testimonies, Worship | Tags: , , | 2 comments

What does ISIS have to do with us?

Many Westerners probably think of the current war in Iraq as an unfortunate but far away conflict that has nothing to do with us, and no effect on our lives apart from higher oil and gas prices. The reality is … Continue reading


21. June 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Faith and Politics, House of Prayer, Intercession, Social Commentary | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on What does ISIS have to do with us?

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


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

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


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

Fresh vision for the House of Prayer

Marion and I would like to thank all those who have been praying for us over the past few weeks. God has been at work in our lives in many ways. Sometimes to really hear clearly from the Lord, we … Continue reading


05. December 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: House of Prayer, Neighbourhood | Tags: , , , | 2 comments

A walk in the park

Over the past couple of years, in response to the call of God to plant a local House of Prayer, I have set my heart and will to pray for Vanier, the historic Ottawa neighbourhood where Marion and I have … Continue reading


16. August 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Evangelism, House of Prayer, Intercession, Neighbourhood | Tags: , , , , , , , | 7 comments

The man in white

From Iran, with all its turmoil, unrest and repression, comes this amazing story. The story is not unique – there are many like it – but it is so wonderful that it’s well worth repeating. Joel Richardson of Kansas City, who … Continue reading


17. June 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Evangelism, Intercession, Testimonies | Tags: , , , , | 3 comments

Praying for those who suffer for their faith

While reading John 16 this morning I was struck by these words of Jesus in light of the increasing frequency of persecution of believers in recent years (especially in the Islamic world where the persecutors frequently claim to be acting … Continue reading


29. May 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Suffering | Tags: , , , , | 2 comments

Light a single candle

The historic Ottawa neighbourhood of Vanier, where Marion and I make our home with our daughter Bethany, has a reputation as a dark place. Over the past forty or so years, Vanier has been written off by many as a … Continue reading


13. January 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: House of Prayer | Tags: , , | 5 comments

New Years Resolutions

I am not a big fan of New Years Resolutions. I haven’t made one in several years, that I can recall. It’s not that I don’t like making commitments. It’s just that I prefer to let the Lord lead me … Continue reading


01. January 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Finances, House of Prayer, Intimacy with God, Neighbourhood, Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , , , , , , | 8 comments

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