Not My Glory, Lord, But Yours

Last night, at 11:58pm, I submitted the longest essay of my English career thus far. A lot of thought went into its thesis, which surrounded largely a dystopian novel published recently called "The Circle." The essay was about modern day tendency to exalt self. To revel in being seen, and in the desire to present…

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Alone Time with Jesus AND Learning Alongside

What a beautiful day it has been. Seeing as it is my best friend Maddie's birthday, I thought I would blog about the way we've grown together since meeting each other, and just how much incredible work Jesus has done in and through her to challenge and draw me closer to Him. I met Maddie…

Trends Change, Jesus Doesn’t: Grade 7/8 Youth Sermon November 23, 2017

Have you guys ever had an embarrassing moment?  I can think of one of mine. I was at work, Starbucks, running the drive thru window. The lady at window was waiting on her venti extra hot 8 pump nonfat no foam chai tea latte. When it was handed to me by a fellow barista to…

Sermon Notes from Speaking at Young Adults Night: A Holy Seal

I think everyone knows a Leafs fanatic. My dad is the biggest leafs fan. In fact, his basement is Leafs EVERYTHING. I don't often watch games with him, so I didn't always fully understand the games.   Those of you who are Leafs fans will remember Game 7 against the Bruins in 2013. A game…

“My Grace is Sufficient For You”

In a world that glorifies busyness, seeable productivity, and self autonomy, spending quality time with Jesus can be made to feel like a chore, an afterthought, or a back burner activity. James 4:8 Come close to God, and God will come close to you. Wash your hands, you sinners; purify your hearts, for your loyalty…