faith · life

sold out for Jesus

We have the privilege of visiting some of the churches in the southern US that have partnered with us in the gospel vision for the Maritimes.  These churches, along with many others, have made our church-planting endeavours possible.  We continually marvel and give thanks for their commitment to praying regularly for the work in the…… Continue reading sold out for Jesus

art · faith · joy in the everyday · life

joy in the everyday ~ romans 15:30

Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. ~Romans 15:13 Hope.  Joy.  Peace.  Isn’t it interesting that these words walk together in the same passage? Hope:  expectation, trust Joy:  gladness, calm delight, state of well-being…… Continue reading joy in the everyday ~ romans 15:30

christmas · faith · family · special days

sounds of christmas

I’m sure for most of us, we have a few favourite Christmas songs, even if some of us get a little grinchy about having to listen to them for too many weeks.  It’s hard to deny that most of the Christmas music out there just plain makes us feel good and all Christmas-y-like. When my cl…… Continue reading sounds of christmas

faith · life

go into all the world

He who continually goes forth weeping, Bearing seed for sowing, Shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, Bringing his sheaves with him. ~Psalm 126:6 Today, in our morning devo, my kids and I read Psalm 126.  It relates the emotions of the Jewish captives as they receive the news–Good King Cyrus decreed that they could return…… Continue reading go into all the world