How to Help Needy People

October 8th, 2019|

Feel free to listen to the audio version of the blog post.  Frightened by the clamour of thunder in the night, a little girl cried out. Holding her securely in his arms, her father

God’s Heart For The Nations

September 15th, 2019|

Feel free to listen to the audio version of the blog post. The history books could have been rewritten in 1271 when Italian travelling merchants Niccolo and Matteo (Maffeo) Polo (the father and uncle of

The Heat is On

August 21st, 2019|

  When a tree's life is threatened—stressed by elements of fire, drought, or another calamity—it twists beneath its bark to reinforce and make itself stronger. This new inner strength may not be visible,

The Best Food

June 23rd, 2019|

    This scene got me thinking while we stayed in Lunenberg, Nova Scotia on a family holiday.  At our campground, I saw a big, beautiful slide-out motorhome with a Jeep parked beside

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A Fruitful Life

May 27th, 2019|

  Men and women are radically different. Now that I have your attention with this profound observation, let me explain how they are different. When you ask men what a fruitful life looks

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“He is risen!”

April 22nd, 2019|

    A. Cressy Morrison, an accomplished chemist and former chairman of the New York Academy of Sciences, wrote an article entitled, “Seven Reasons Why I Believe in God.” This is what he said:  “Consider the rotation of the earth. Our globe spins on its axis at the rate of one thousand miles an hour. […]

Don’t Jump to Conclusions

March 24th, 2019|

    Don’t Jump to Conclusions — Allan Pole Listen to our audio version below. I read a book about Steven Truscott when I was a boy. On the evening of June 9, 1959 Steven was seen giving classmate Lynne Harper a ride on his bicycle in Clinton, Ontario. They parted ways. Later that evening […]

Our Heritage

February 17th, 2019|

    Our Heritage — Allan Pole Listen to our audio version below. Two penniless Hungarian brothers named Zsolt and Geza Peladi inherited £4 billion GBP [almost 7 billion CAD] from their long-lost German grandmother. The Hungarian press reported that “luck struck two homeless brothers, Zsolt and Geza, who survived from a precarious life”.  They […]

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The Life of Faith

January 13th, 2019|

    The Life of Faith — Allan Pole Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson went on a camping trip. As they lay down for the night Holmes said, “Watson, look up into the sky and tell me what you see.”  Watson replied, “I see millions and millions of stars.”  “And what does that tell you?” […]

Blessing God’s Baby — Allan Pole

December 15th, 2018|

    Blessing God’s Baby — Allan Pole Most people miss the significance of Christmas. Is it all about Santa Claus, shopping, exchanging gifts or eating a lot of food? Is it about spending time with family?  Or even about the baby in the manger? Don’t answer this last question too quickly. Instead of focusing […]

May I Ask You A Question? — Allan Pole

November 19th, 2018|

    May I Ask You A Question — Allan Pole Someone recently asked me what I thought they should do about a situation they faced. The answer seemed obvious to me, with several Bible passages coming to mind—which I had just shared with this person. I bit my tongue, resisting the urge to quote […]

Selective Speaking — Allan Pole

October 24th, 2018|

    Selective Speaking — Allan Pole By Allan Pole, CESLM Board President King Solomon shares a great insight for relationships in Proverbs 9:8-9: “So don’t bother rebuking mockers; they will only hate you. But the wise, when rebuked, will love you all the more.  Teach the wise, and they will be wiser. Teach the […]

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