When I was a teenager, I dreamt of spending days and weeks at home doing nothing. Playing video games, watching movies, pausing both of those for The Price Is Right at 11am every day – how much better could it get? Now, it seems, that...

Last week, a sweet friend sent me a Facebook post, written by an author who described how her plans for her upcoming book launch and numerous speaking engagements had been cancelled. Her words revealed the disappointment, the grief, the sense of loss. Yet it also...

If toilet paper is where we find control and security in our lives, we’re in big trouble!   I’m sure you’ve heard the crazy stories of people hoarding toilet paper, among other things, and how stores are running out and having to ration the number of packages...

Being still is something that is not easy, as normally we never are still. We are usually busy, running, busy with our chores, watching television, talking on the phone. Suddenly life changes and God allows us to be still with the opportunity that everything changes...

So thankful for our Market volunteers as they settle in on the “new normal” for this season of how they serve our guests. On Sunday, they saw 14 families, and more came on Monday as well.   This really has me thinking about the less fortunate in...

Redemption Kids is the biggest ministry here at our church, with almost 300 workers and just over 200 kids. There are four teams for each service, which consist of about 70 workers each week.   I have been so blessed these past few months with the love...

Over the past week I have been struggling with all this extra time and what it means or should look like for us as Christians.   I have been wrestling with the question, how do we not waste the time that God has given to us and...

When I became a Christian, I felt a very clear call on my life to do youth ministry. That’s where my heart has always been, and no matter where the Lord takes me, I believe my heart will always beat the loudest for youth ministry.   However,...

I remember the day like it was yesterday. It was the Thursday before Senior High Winter Camp. I was working at Harvest Bible Chapel York Region (now Hope Bible Church Markham) as the Youth Intern. As I walked into work on that brisk January morning,...

Today was to be the beginning of our Spring Bible Study Session on Romans 8. It would have been a busy day in my life and the life of the church, with all the hubbub of women meeting up together after a couple weeks’ break....