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  • Not Home Yet

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Feb 15, 2012
     | 1,740 views

    NOT HOME YET Author Anne Graham Lotz told a story in her book, "Heaven, My Father's House". It is the story of an old missionary named Samuel Morrison who had spent twenty five years doing ministry in Africa. He returned to America on the same ocean liner that brought President Teddy Roosevelt ...read more

  • Korean Cell Churches

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Nov 9, 2011
     | 1,045 views

    KOREAN CELL CHURCHES Assemblies of God Church in Seoul, Korea: It started in 1958 when Paul Yonggi Cho (later David) held a service in his friend’s home with her three children. Passionate desire to share Christ by inviting other people to their home church soon resulted in exponential growth. ...read more

  • Pretend-Worship

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Sep 5, 2011
     | 1,507 views

    PRETEND-WORSHIP Pretend-worship is the picture of a little boy looking up at his dad as a bird lies dead at his feet. His open, palms-up hands are accompanied with the caption at the bottom of the picture: "It wasn't me daddy". But, as we're ...read more

  • Point Of View Is Everything

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Sep 5, 2011
     | 931 views

    POINT OF VIEW IS EVERYTHING ABC's "The View" - the winner of the 2003 Daytime Emmy® Award for "Outstanding Talk Show" as quoted by its own website! ABC News correspondent Barbara Walters, the renowned Whoopi Goldberg, comedian Joy Behar, actress/comedian Sherri Shepherd, and The Australian ...read more

  • Rubbing Shoulders With God

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Sep 5, 2011
     | 948 views

    RUBBING SHOULDERS WITH GOD We visited Our Lady of Quebec, the Cathedral Basilica in old Quebec City. I had a plethora of emotions upon entering this bastion of structures, dating back 365 years, having been built in 1647. It continues its stately gaze as the oldest parish church in North ...read more

  • On The Outside

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Jun 2, 2011
     | 709 views

    ON THE OUTSIDE A boy had been disobedient. His mother sent him to the corner and said, "You sit there," to which he responded with folded arms slumped in his chair, "I might ...read more

  • Liberation Treatment

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on May 15, 2011
     | 713 views

    LIBERATION TREATMENT Liberation Treatments are becoming commonly known treatments for people suffering with Multiple Sclerosis. The condition known as Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCVI), according to Dr. Paolo Zamboni, Italian founder of the Liberation Treatment, is a condition ...read more

  • Sometimes The Analogy Of The Caterpillar Turned ...

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on May 9, 2011
     | 850 views

    Sometimes the analogy of the caterpillar turned butterfly is over-used. But we can’t help it because it’s a powerful image of the metamorphosis we undergo in our relational development toward God. Our caterpillar state is one of restriction. We are bound by realities of time and space that ...read more

  • Shortcuts

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on May 8, 2011
     | 1,200 views

    SHORTCUTS We live in a world of shortcuts. When I drive up to the Wendy's drive-through menu, I order my usual #6 rather than recite the details of the food order. You have your own shortcuts: mixing laundry loads; hot dinner pick up at Superstore; "control-C" on the computer to copy an item ...read more

  • Peter's View Of The Church

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Feb 14, 2011
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     | 582 views

    PETER'S VIEW OF THE CHURCH Derek Tidball – Ministry by the Book: New Testament Patterns for Pastoral Leadership: “Peter presents a view of the church where all are priests but some are called to exercise an overseeing role as elders and shepherds, which they do ...read more

  • Fitting In

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Feb 13, 2011
     | 662 views

    FITTING IN I read the prologue to a story called Girl in the Middle. The girl is Kim Satinsky who is in eighth grade. She says, "You would think that being in a clique is fun, but take my word for it...it's not. They make me wear expensive things when I'm not really rich and tell me if ...read more

  • Derek Tidball – Ministry By The Book: New ...

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Feb 13, 2011
     | 502 views

    Derek Tidball – Ministry by the Book: New Testament Patterns for Pastoral Leadership: "Peter presents a view of the church where all are priests but some are called to exercise an overseeing role as elders and shepherds, which they do both with ...read more

  • Skunks And Evangelists

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Jun 7, 2010
     | 686 views

    SKUNKS AND EVANGELISTS Don Posterski is an Albertan-born Canadian, living in Ontario. He served as a pastor but is more widely known for his writings and research. One of his books is called "True to You – Living our Faith in our Multi-minded World." He speaks of "emerging cultural ...read more

  • Risk Of Preaching Christ

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Jun 7, 2010
     | 670 views

    RISK OF PREACHING CHRIST Dr Mark L. Y. Chan, PhD in Hermeneutics and Christology (University of Nottingham) is a Lecturer in Theology at the Trinity Theological College, Singapore. He rightly notes, "Christians who persist in proclaiming Christ as ...read more

  • Buddy Wasisname And The Other Fellers ...

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on May 16, 2010
     | 703 views

    Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellers (Newfoundland comedy group) feature a song on one of their albums called “Only 19”. It is the story of a young man who married what he thought was his young bride until they got ready for their first night together. She removed her cork leg, make-up that’s ...read more

  • It Is Not Hard To Find The Truth; What Is ...

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on May 16, 2010
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    “It is not hard to find the truth; what is hard is not to run away from it once ...read more

  • We Can Only Hope To Experience Eden When We ...

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on May 14, 2010
     | 410 views

    We can only hope to experience Eden when we understand it is a lifestyle not a landmass. God invites us to walk with Him and live in Eden! Eden is the experience of wholeness in the world you inhabit. You don’t need to book an international flight or leave it behind after a few days! Eden can be ...read more

  • The Real Tonic Of Life

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Apr 26, 2010
     | 553 views

    THE REAL TONIC OF LIFE Lee Garfunkal's Pepsi versus Coke commercial is too funny. Pepsi is delivered to the Shady Acres Senior’s Retirement Home. The residents are talking rap over rock while Grandma zips by on a skateboard. Hi-fives are going around. One old guy loves the music pumping through ...read more

  • Endorsement From The Master

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Apr 26, 2010
     | 632 views

    ENDORSEMENT FROM THE MASTER I remember a story about a young violinist. He spent years crafting his musical talent. His teacher was a master violinist. On one of his performances at a great concert hall, the young protege performed his best ever instrumental. His sound was sharp, the tone crisp. ...read more

  • Bigger Than Now

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Apr 26, 2010
     | 548 views

    BIGGER THAN NOW When you prepare to come out of high school, you go through processes in grade 11 and 12 where you evaluate future options. You might have had a conversation with your school counsellor, talking about programs and courses you needed to qualify for certain post-secondary studies. ...read more