Archive for September, 2009

Free booklet for new Christians

September 30th, 2009

Hello all, I have added a new booklet to my main website today. It is titled, “A new beginning: Setting a solid foundation for your new life in Christ”. It is a simple booklet that I have written to take my kids through and I thought I would share it for other parents or new […]

New Audio: Four ways God reveals Himself to us

September 29th, 2009

Hi all, I have added a new free MP3 to my website today. It is titled, “Four ways God reveals Himself to us”. It touches briefly on Psalm 19:1-2, Genesis 1:26-27, Exodus 14:1-29 and Colossians 1:15 You can listen online or download it here – Four ways God reveals Himself to us God Bless, Dave […]

A prayer for today

September 28th, 2009

I woke up this morning singing the old Keith Green song “Create in me a clean heart”. I managed to track down the words and I thought I would share them, especially in light of my previous post. Let’s all make this a prayer of our hearts today… Create in me a clean heart, oh […]

Ears, tears and fears

September 28th, 2009

I was watching to a message by Jenzen Franklin yesterday on ACCTV. In it he talked about three things that happen to us as we backslide in our relationship with God. 1. We lose our ears – he said that when our heart towards God goes off, His word is not as important to us […]

Four ways God reveals Himself

September 27th, 2009

Many people search for God at some time in their lives. They ask and question if God is real. Many ask God to reveal Himself to them, especially during the hard times that life brings. Here are four ways God has revealed Himself to us all. 1. God has revealed Himself through creation The Bible […]

The nightly news

September 25th, 2009

Several months ago I made a conscious decision not to watch the nightly news on TV. I found the constant stream of bad news with graphic images was very depressing. It was so sad to hear a list of all the dreadful things that are going on in the world without hearing the positive things. […]

A joke for today

September 25th, 2009

Hello all, here is a joke I received via email today. Enjoy… There was a Scottish painter named Jimmy who was very interested in making a  penny where he could, so he often thinned down his paint to make it go a wee bit further. As  it happened, he got away with this for some […]

Feedback and encouragement

September 22nd, 2009

I caught up with some friends I hadn’t seen for a little over a year yesterday. During our conversation they shared how encouraged they had been reading this blog and by being friends on Facebook. They shared how both had been a real encouragement and blessing to them. For me this was like music to […]

A Community Minister

September 20th, 2009

I have been thinking about different roles I would like to undertake as a Minister lately. One that keeps coming to mind is something I would call a Community Minister. The Community Minister could be employed by the local church to be a blessing to the local community. They would work under the Senior Minister […]

How much does homeschooling cost?

September 16th, 2009

Another question we are often asked about homeschooling is how much does it cost? That is an interesting one as it can be as cheap or expensive as you like. As a family we generally spend $150 to $300 per year on each child. This is made up from a variety of books we have […]