Not Playing Games Anymore

NOTE: This was a piece out of my journal as I was doing listening prayer before the last Prayer Summit. This is what I felt Jesus was saying to me, and have re-written it slightly to reflect how I shared it last Sunday in one of our gatherings. Evangel, we…

FSJ's First Pride March

Here's what this pastor is thinking, as our city prepares for it's first ever Gay Pride march. 1) I want to do something No, not throw rotten tomatoes at participants ;). I just want to be there, be present. Yes, I hold different beliefs than the LGBTQ2S Community around issues of…

The Passion of Sgt. Mackenzie

(for a better reading experience, press play on the video first and read to the music) There’s an epic scene (click here, but not yet) in the final moments of the movie We Were Soldiers, capturing the end of an absolutely ruthless battle in the thick of the Vietnam…

Why We Moved Downtown

Our living room downtown, cozy and quaint. Disclaimers: 1) Not everyone is called to the journey we are now walking. 2) This is a chapter for us, not the book. It could change someday. On April 1, Sara and I relocated to our house in downtown Fort St. John. It…

Holy Spirit or Hoky Ghost?

I highly recommend experiencing the God of the Universe first hand, having had a few life-changing encounters myself. Yet many of us steer clear of these mysterious moments because we’re either afraid, or we’ve witnessed some pretty hoky stuff. I’ve fallen into both camps, but it seems…

The Imitation Game

I watched The Imitation Game recently, a World War II film based on a true story. Some of you will be surprised that a pastor would give a thumbs up to a movie whose storyline revolves around a homosexual and his struggles. And I’m not saying I didn’t…