Online Reading (Feb. 12, 2017)

The articles I’m reading this morning (and some of what I’m thinking about them).

Music: Ajith Fernando on the benefits of music to our Christian devotions (I go acapella since I can’t play the piano)

Prayer: Scotty Smith prays through the difference between condemnation and conviction

Politics: Should we be building a wall on our southern border, and getting the Americans to pay for it?

Law: American border agents with the authority to detain Canadians on Canadian soil? This was probably a bad idea before Trump.

Online Reading (March 31, 2016)

God’s Not Dead 2: As a Christian with some legal training, I’m a little apprehensive about how the law and Christian belief will be presented in this film. Though I am happy to see these issues being brought up in the public discourse. Opens this weekend.

Mmmm…. Chicken: I wonder if the purchase of St. Hubert Chicken by Cara foods bodes well for seeing a St.Hubert return to Newfoundland.

Band of Bloggers: If, like me, you’re travelling to T4G in Louisville, Kentucky, USA, a week and a half from now, you might want to check out the Band of Bloggers event. Remember to also listen in on the T4G livestream, it’s sure to be
Prayer Points:
Here in Canada, the problems of First Nations communities are legion. A tragic fire this past week undercores some of the issues. Pray for the strength of Christians who minister to First Nations in Canada, and for concerted, non-paternalistic solutions to the problems.

St. John’s, Newfoundland is dealing with some of the mixed messages that come from some Christian symbols that were flown at government buildings, pray for wisdom for all involved, and that the Gospel