Contributed on Jan 21, 2007
This is the first in a series of CSI messages and looks at what we can learn from Cain and Abel
It should have brought them together but instead it tore them apart. They both worshipped the same God, they had both offered their God a sacrifice and that is where it seemed to fall apart. Cain was a farmer, he toiled in the dirt and raised crops, his younger brother was a shepherd, and he ...read more
Contributed on Jan 29, 2007
This is week two of the CSI series and we are looking at what we can learn from the slaying of Goliath.
The sun was hot on his back as he knelt at the edge of the stream and pushed his hand into the icy cold water. The shock ran up to his elbow as his fingers played on the rocky bottom looking for the perfect stones. Yes there was one and another, and one more, no that one wasn’t quite right. ...read more
Contributed on Feb 4, 2007
This is week three our CSI series where we look at various crimes in the Bible. This week we are looking at the murder of Uriah.
He was a good man, an honourable man and yet he was betrayed by the one he loved the most and betrayed by the one he respected most and he never even saw it coming. He died believing he was fighting for a just cause, believing that his wife loved him and that his King believed in him. And ...read more
Contributed on Feb 11, 2007
This is week four of our CSI series and this week we are looking at the murder of Naboth
You ever feel like just when things are going well that the Government comes along and wants everything you have? If it’s not property tax that the HRM wants, then it’s sales tax the province wants or income tax the federal government wants. Which have you heard, Canadian Revenue Agency is ...read more
Contributed on Mar 19, 2007
This is the fifth in my CSI series and the first of the New Testament, looks at the death of Stephen and what we can learn from it.
It would appear that he had every thing going for him. He was one of the leaders of the early church. He was a person of influence and integrity and he had the respect and honour of his colleagues and peers. Think about it, how would you like to be described as “a person full of faith and the Holy ...read more
Contributed on Mar 26, 2007
This is the Sixth in our CSI series looking at Crimes and deaths in the Bible. This week we look at what we can learn from the deaths of Ananias and Sapphira
It’s one of those bizarre stories in the Bible that make you scratch your head and say: Huhh? The church is seeing astronomical growth, thousands of people are coming to the faith and with that come practical problems and practical solutions. The apostles are working full time to administer ...read more
Contributed on Apr 9, 2007
This is the last in our CSI series and looks at the case of the missing body
Everything that needed to be said had been said and everything that needed to be done had been done. In the span of a week their world had crashed down around them and now all there was to do was pick up the pieces and try to put a semblance of their lives back together. A week ago they had ...read more