Confidence in Love

A couple of days ago, I was reading in John 11 about the story of Lazarus being raised from the dead. The one phrase that really captured my attention, though, was when the sisters sent a message to Jesus, saying, “Lord, behold, he whom You love is sick.” I was struck by their confidence in the love that Jesus had for their brother, and I’m sure for themselves as well, that this is how they would identify him. I just {Read More}

Book Review: Love Amid the Ashes by Mesu Andrews

An epic story of love and forgiveness, suffering and restoration When her beloved grandfather Isaac dies, Dinah must follow his final command: travel to Job’s household to marry his son. After Job’s world comes crashing down, Dinah finds herself drawn to this great man brought low. What will she risk to fight for his survival? Mesu Andrews weaves an emotional and stirring account of Job and Dinah. Love Amid the Ashes breathes life, romance, and passion into the classic biblical {Read More}

Will He find faith?

A passage that has been floating in my mind lately is Luke 18:7-8, which says, “And will not God bring about justice for his chosen ones, who cry out to him day and night? Will he keep putting them off? I tell you, he will see that they get justice, and quickly. However, when the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on the earth?” This brought a rather sobering question to mind – is it possible to be {Read More}

A New Home

Well, I am VERY excited to announce that we finally got a house here in Winnipeg! After over a month of searching and 6 unsuccessful offers in a very competitive market, we were able to purchase a house last night! Our 7th offer was accepted on a 3-bedroom bungalow in the St. Vital area on a HUGE lot – big enough to build another house on it if we really wanted to! It’s a great place for us & has {Read More}