Month: November 2016

FBC Post: Is Your Prayer Life Lacking?

FBC Post: Is Your Prayer Life Lacking?

David’s use of imagery in his prayer life is far more beautiful than my own prayers. We also see many occasions where David is thrown into a physical motion because of his passion for God. We see him bowing down, dancing, and even tearing his garments while crying during prayer. And then there’s us – Sitting in our chairs with no tears in our eyes.  Is there something wrong with the way we pray?…

I’m Drained, Now What?

I’m Drained, Now What?

Somedays just suck you of all energy and positivity. You walk around in a mental fog just waiting for that moment of tranquility when you can finally rest. Some of these days are compounded into weeks which turn into months. Not only is it exhausting to live in this state of burnout, being drained could lead to sin that affects ourselves and others…

FBC Post: Having a Bad Day?

FBC Post: Having a Bad Day?

How’s your day going? Are you having a bad day? Did you wake up late this morning? Did you get your coffee? Do you have a lot on your agenda today? It’s interesting that if our day isn’t going nearly perfectly that we get into a bad mood. Have you noticed that? Unexpected inconveniences can create tension in our life and cause us to be angry, annoyed, or just grumpy. I know it happens to me…

“What Can Men Do Against Such Reckless Hate?”

“What Can Men Do Against Such Reckless Hate?”

It has been a stressful and scary 24 hours as the United States completed their divisive campaigns for the election of their President. This election has been highlighted by lying, racism, bigotry, and even sexual assault by the candidates. Many US citizens, investors world-wide, and Canadian residents became very disheartened over the future of that country and its effects on our own country here in Canada. Many have reacted on social media about their hurts and concerns regarding the direction of the U.S. Why? Because evil won last night…

Rocky and the Spiritual Disciplines

Rocky and the Spiritual Disciplines

Have you ever watched Rocky? As a film lover, and average guy,  I have watched Rocky multiple times and find Sylvester Stallone’s Rocky to be one of the most layered heroic characters ever put on film. When people think of Rocky most simply remember him with his hands in the air yelling “Yo, Adrian! We did it!” What people forget is all the hurt, trials…