Love Came Down: the Prize/ l’amour est arrivée: le priz

A new build is tough for anyone, but to continue the work of Christ’s Church, replacing a giant in the spirit, like Apostle Paul, that would be a daunting task indeed. In two letters to Timothy, Paul exhorts his young son to keep the faith, to disentangle from the contenders, those desiring to debate the […]

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Love Came Down with Light/L’amour est arrivé avec la lumière

In 1 Thessalonians, Paul writes to a church rocked by persecution. The citizens of the city, perhaps even relatives, dragged believers into the streets in protest against this new faith in Jesus.  Acts 17 details how the city of Thessalonica (second largest city in current Greece today) erupted in outrage as a massive mob sought […]

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Extreme Makeover – Caution: Work in Progress

Have you ever had to say goodbye to someone, knowing certain that you will never see them again? Did you choose your words carefully or just hug hard and walk away?  Did they speak words that impacted your life deeply? The Apostle Paul did.  In Acts 20, Paul knew as he travelled from Antioch to […]

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Limits Redfined – Franklin Graham Inspires and Challenges

Living Beyond the Limits is a great fast read highlighting one of America’s most giving families. With simple honesty,Franklin Graham, son of Billy Graham and CEO of the Samaritan’s Purse, offers seventeen moving chapters of hisexperiences delivering hands on medical, physical, emotional and spiritual support to desperate people aroundthe globe.  With the theme of living a life in […]

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Dear Deb

  Last January, my friend was in hospital for six long weeks undergoing a bone marrow transplant.  I didn’t know how to help or encourage and feeling helpless, I stumbled into Faith Family Bookstore and asked a clerk for some help. “Do you have anything for someone going through cancer, that isn’t preachy or churchy?” […]

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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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Rise of the Guardians

Basking like a lizard on a sun-drenched bench overlooking an ice-crusted pond, I sit here in Chapters surrounded by books of every size, subject and passion, reflecting on the artist’s privilege to illuminate, teach and inspire. Today, it is “The Rise of the Guardians” movie which has caught my gaze.“Rise of the Guardians” is an image-rich […]

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Dancing Out Loud

This past month I have been recuperating from surgery with plenty of unexpected time on my hands.  To my joy, I discovered YouTube to be a treasure trove of unexpected glory flashes of God at work all over this beloved globe.  Saturday, I gasped at the power of God displayed at a Feast of Tabernacle […]

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