Good News: Speaking the Truth About Mental Health

Good News

Moving back to St. Catharines has brought back many memories. Today was one of those days, but in two different ways. This morning, after preaching at Queen Street Baptist Church, we went to Central Community […]

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An Interview With Deane Proctor on the Church and Mental Health

Hope's Reason

In this episode, I interview Deane Proctor of Queensway Baptist Church on the subject of the church and mental health. Deane is the co-host of a podcast called Mind Matters and you can find it here and the Facebook […]

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Good News: Thankful for Queensway

Good News

Today Amanda and I took a trip to Brantford for Ryan Marthinsen’s ordination at Queensway Baptist Church. Ryan is the pastor of family ministries at Queensway. We wanted to be there because during my time […]

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Thankful for Queensway Baptist Church

Personal Reflections

My home church is Queensway Baptist Church in Brantford, Ontario. However, I have not been there much over the last six months as I have been doing a lot of guest preaching (and most of […]

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Thus Saith My Daughters

I have good news and bad news. However, I am only going to share the good news. I will say that sometimes good news comes just when you need it most. That is one of the […]

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A Blessed Sunday

My good news for this week is that this has been a wonderful Sunday. We decided that I would take Justus to church while the girls stayed home. I had to stay for both services […]

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Watch Your Tongue

James

A message based on James 3:1-12. Introduction I love to have opportunities to preach. It is such an honour to be able to dig into the Scriptures and to build bridges between the original context […]

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Step by Step: A Conversation With Deane Proctor

Leadership and Ministry

This is a special interview for me as this one is with my pastor. I have known Deane Proctor for some time as we were both pastoring in the same denomination. When my family was […]

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Three Good Things

Personal Reflections

I have recently moved from doing a daily good news post to a weekly good news post. This allows me to focus on one really good thing for that week. However, as I write this […]

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A Nice Wrap Up

Personal Reflections

Today was the last day of VBS at Queensway Baptist Church. It ended with a community barbecue tonight. That was a lot of fun. While Justus missed out on this and Amanda was working, me […]

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Best Communion

This morning at Queensway, in addition to preaching, I had the privilege of leading communion. One of the things that was different this morning (other than that I was involved) was that the children were […]

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What are You Made Of?

This is my sermon from this morning at Queensway Baptist Church. 2 Timothy 2:20-21 Introduction Change is not something that comes easily. I have sometimes joked that I don’t mind change as long as it […]

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Loving Cafe Church

Personal Reflections

My good news today is about Cafe Church. Cafe Church is a parallel service with the sanctuary church at Queensway Baptist Church. It is a small intimate gathering of Christians that gets to enjoy the […]

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Preaching at Queensway

On July 6, I will have the privilege of preaching at my home church of Queensway Baptist Church in Brantford. I will be continuing the series on 1 & 2 Timothy that we have been […]

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Proud Dad

Good News

Unfortunately I did not make it to church today as I got sick just as we were leaving. This was disappointing for two reasons. One was that Amanda was on the worship team and this […]

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Cross Bearing Disciples

Luke 14:27-33 Introduction I’m afraid that the Church in general has not always been completely honest with the people that we have tried to bring in. I don’t think we have been purposely dishonest, but […]

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Veritas in Brantford

The Veritas Forum is going to be making some presentations in Brantford ON on Jan. 14-16, 2013.  I was ordained at Queensway Baptist Church, one of the sponsoring churches of this event.  The topic is […]

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