November 2017

November 20, 2017 Dear Pastor & friends, The Holidays officially begin this week and I guess about six weeks of festivities, family and too much food will be the order of the day. As people of faith we enjoy these times, but also look at them as a time to reflect...

October 2017

October 24, 2017 Dear Pastor & friends, Zophar, one of the erstwhile friends of Job, remarked in Job 20:3; “I have heard the check of my reproach,…” This is the only time this word check is used in our Bible that I am aware of, and it has an interesting theme. It...

September 2017

September 30, 2017 Dear Pastor & friends, I think this has been the most pleasant September I have ever spent and I have been in 69 of them. Yes, that makes me sixty-eight! Hey, I figured it out three times! The Lord had me traveling to northern Alberta to preach,...

August 2017

August 17, 2017 Dear Pastor & friends, The wise man wrote; “The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul” (Pro. 16:17). As most of us have traveled the highways of our country in these summer months, to one extent...

July 2017

July 17, 2017 Dear Pastor & friends, Since my last letter I have preached four straight weeks in three states and one province. In Ontario and Michigan the last two weeks, I was preaching in ‘nature’; a 1940’s preaching shed and a canvas tent! I am thanking God...

June 2017

June 19, 2017 Dear Pastor & church, Many times over the years I have looked at life and the ministry with a reflective view. I have been a vigilant observer of our little niche of fundamentalism. My simple observation of recent trends and modes is that some have...