Love Came Down with Heaven’s Metrics

Have you ever felt you just didn’t measure up to a person’s expectations or standards?   From failed interviews to missed pitches,  to wrong formulas, to missed appointments,  we have all choked down disappointment when  we missed the mark. Yet what happens when a nation blows it?  When God is viewed from such a  distance, […]

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Farming, Godstyle – Following the Sower

Here is an article written for Five Talents webzine, giving testimony to the amazing adventure we have experienced as Christian farmers in Southern Ontario. Paul has been a farmer since he was a young boy, working his family farm in Ontario, Canada with his brothers and father until 1997, when he purchased a 38 hectare […]

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Reinvention, Upgrades and Design

        Dr. Pat Francis teaches powerfully on the principle of reinventing yourself in order to achieve your next level of greatness in God.  In 2010 I traveled to Ghana with Dr. Pat as an agricultural delegate. To prepare, I tried to reinvent myself!  This was my first trip abroad, accompanying an economic trade […]

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Over 30,000 Hugs Served

The boy who is going to make a great man must not make up his mind merely to overcome a thousand obstacles, but to win in spite of a thousand repulses and defeats. Theodore Roosevelt In a world which honors bravery, esteems knowledge and enshrines good looks, along comes a Tim Harris.  Olympian. Entrepreneur. Man born with Down’s […]

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Spoken Words

(Note:  This article begins with the YouTube video of Shane Koyczan describing his experience as a bullied child in school, called “They Called Me Pork chop”.  I highly recommend viewing this excellent video if you can’t watch it from your mobile .)It’s easy to share opinions and much harder to tell our stories. Shane Koyczan, esteemed […]

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Dibs!

Mark Ellwood, our beloved pastor at Heights Community Church, has been preaching up a storm on the gospel of grace.  To sum up the inherent grace we can all enjoy through Jesus Christ, with strong South African gusto, Mark boldly announced, “You see, My Father has dibs on me!”  Like the pelican in Nemo, throughout […]

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