Category Archives: Kindness

The T-Word, Part 5: Where the Pencil Meets the Paper

Yesterday, we noted that Deuteronomy 6:16, Matthew 4:7 and Luke 4:12 instruct very clearly, ‘Do not put the Lord your God to the test.’ And yet, it’s pretty easy to find passages where God not only chooses not to smite those who … Continue reading

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For Granddad and Grandpa and Grandma

An old friend will sit in with the Holy Trinity Music Team once again this Sunday, as we say Vaya con dios to another Stampede Week in Calgary. No, I’m not referring to vertically gifted bassist Brian McKenzie. Brian is … Continue reading

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And On That Day

I said goodbye to a close friend I didn’t know very well last night. As I said on Facebook a couple of days ago, Jennifer Pastirik and I didn’t really interact all that much. Over the eight years we knew … Continue reading

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The A-Word, Part 3

In the first two parts of this A-Word series, we’ve focused mainly on Exodus 3:13-14, where God tells Moses that His name is I Am. As awesome as that passage is, it’s one of many instances in the Bible where God … Continue reading

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Tears Are Still Not Enough, Part 2

Yesterday, I shared my recent rock down Memory Lane, from Band-Aid Street to Hear ‘n Aid Boulevard. I asked whether we in the West have gotten any better at taking care of the the least of these in the post-Geldof era. I also promised … Continue reading

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Tears Are Still Not Enough, Part 1

I gave a couple of bucks to African famine relief the other day. Motivated more by nostalgia than charity, I decided to buy the original Band-Aid recording of Do They Know It’s Christmas? and USA For Africa’s We Are the World. … Continue reading

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