Wait For Your Saviour, Not A Spouse

My childhood pastor visited my home last year and prayed that by the time he returns this year, he wants me to be in a relationship with someone. He meant well, but I was embarrassed. I realized that day that for some, singleness is like a sickness–a sickness that if left untreated, will kill any…

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The Moments Before The Return Of Christ

Yesterday we were here. The clock ticks to the appointed time. And we arise from our beds as the sun arises above the clouds, like yesterday. We will drink coffee. We will eat breakfast. We will rush to work on time. We will meet deadlines. We will lunch with co-workers. We will clock-out on time….

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Is It Because I Am Black?

She hurried to the other side of the tunnel when she saw me walking toward her. She clutched her purse. She put her head down and she rushed past me. I didn’t do anything to startle her. Why is she afraid of me? I had only greeted her with a faint smile. Why is she…

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What Donald Trump Is Teaching Me About Sin

Donald Trump is the most powerful man in the world and he doesn’t seem to know it. He is worth 3.5 billion dollars. He recently upgraded from the Trump Tower to the White House. He travels the world on Air Force One. He leads the executive branch of the most influential nation in the world….

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Dear Mom

Dear Mom, When I was a boy, you told me to think about the bruises on your face and the bruises on your feet. You asked me to remember a mother’s love for her son, so that I would not forget God’s love for sinners. Before I knew God through Christ, I knew about Him…

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The Anti-Islamophobia Motion: An Alliance between Islam and Progressivism

A couple of months ago the Canadian government passed Motion 103, also known as the anti-Islamophobia motion. Some, namely the Liberal Party and the New Democratic Party, are downplaying the political ramifications of the motion. If we believed them, we would conclude that M-103 isn’t least bit threatening to the fundamental freedoms of Canadians. In…

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Dear Friend

Dear friend, Remembering the nature of our last conversation, I’ve opted to season my words by sharing these concerns with you by letter. Free from my stammering and stuttering, this letter might yield a more fruitful dialogue. Remember the young adults retreat in the middle of nowhere I told you about? I actually signed up…

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God Is Not Satan

When Job received news that he had lost all his riches and children, the Bible says: “Then Job arose and tore his robe and shaved his head and fell on the ground and worshiped. And he said, “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked shall I return. The Lord gave, and the Lord…

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I Am Afraid

“No, I am not afraid to die—it’s every breath that comes before.” The Oh Hellos I do not know when or where I’ll take my last breath. But I do know where I’ll be after I draw that last breath. My last breath on earth will be my first breath in heaven. This is why…

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Black Lives Matter and White Privilege

Black children in Toronto represent 8% of the city’s youth—yet, Black children make up 41% of the city’s foster kids and 40% of its High School dropouts. And though, Black Canadians represent only 3% of the Canadian population, 10% of the nation’s prison inmates are Black. In America, only 47% of Black students graduate from…

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