What would you say if someone told you it was God’s desire that you grow weaker in your preaching? Not poorer, less passionate, or careless; just weaker.  How would... Read More

Vancouver Multiply Conference

Multiply Conference in Vancouver begins this week February 8th and 9th at Westside church in downtown Vancouver.  If you haven't registered yet, be sure and get you and... Read More


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A call to lead leaders

“If I teach someone to preach better, that’s great because preaching is a great passion of mine; and yet, that only has impact on Sunday.  But if I teach... Read More


Maybe you’d call it a necessary evil, or maybe you’d just call it evil, but a wake-up call in a cozy, pitch black hotel room at 5:00 AM could be the only... Read More

Costumes vs. Robes

So we come to that day today when many of our kids (and some of us too) will don costumes of many kinds and head out into the waning light in order to receive candy from our... Read More

Tell it like it is

   It's become a classic moment in cinematic history now when Col. Nathan Jessep (played by the inimitable Jack Nicholson in the film "A few good men") bellows out... Read More

How to be rich

My family lives in the poorest section of one of Canada’s wealthiest towns. Work brought us here sixteen years ago, and we bought the only house we could afford—a... Read More

The Solid Rock

A few days ago my world came to a standstill. The summer I was so looking forward to seemed to drain of all joy, excitement and peace. I found myself facing the possibility of... Read More

Have this mind among you

Driving on a road trip, my daughter once asked, “Dad, I know driving a car is about steering and pushing those pedals down there.  But is there more to it than... Read More