Empty Handed

Empty Handed (and happy just the same)

They said it right from the start, that we’d own nothing and be happy about it. Nobody listened to them, or maybe they listened but didn’t hear what was being said. I Read more

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Trucker Trauma pt 1

The month of February 2022 will go down as one of the most historic and infamous in Canadian history. At its hub was the Freedom Convoy: a brave band of truckers who in the dead of winter drove over Read more

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(Editor’s note: Brother Randy offers these thoughts today, on the anniversary of the birthdate of one of history’s bloodiest warmongers)

A lot of us are currently asking the same question as Edwin Starr did so many years Read more

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Patrick’s Breastplate

I bind unto myself today the strong name of the TrinityBy invocation of the same, the Three in One, and One in Three.I bind this day to me for ever, by power of faith, Christ’s incarnation;His baptism in the Read more

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Two Years to Flatten the Curve

On March 16, 2020, the Canadian border was “closed”* due to the coronavirus pandemic. I’d been at a conference in Virginia and was flying back to Vancouver that very day. As we boarded our plane at LaGuardia, bound for Read more

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The House That Bruxy Built

Matthew 7:24-27

Earlier this month a famous Canadian megachurch pastor resigned after it was revealed, through a three-month independent investigation, that ten years ago and for a number of years he had been having sexual relations with a woman Read more

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Keith Green: The Not-for-Profit Prophet

Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) has evolved these past three decades into a veritable industry. While the Lord Jesus warns that one cannot serve two masters—God and mammon—the unholy spectacle of “worship-tainment” led by worship rock stars pervades CCM, to Read more

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Show Time in North Van

           The longer I think about my time with YWAM, and in particular with The Metal Monks, the little gems I can recall. In my last piece I recalled a few of the fond moments ‘touring’ with the Metal Read more

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Worship and Sacrifice

Through Him then, let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that give thanks to His name.(Heb. 13:5)

The term “worship” first Read more

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The Metal Monks pt 2: The Monk-ish

Guest Author: Randy Lacey

When I think back to the tail end of the1980’s I do so with both trepidation and fondness. Oddly enough, both emotions are joined together at the hip if you will by the same event, Read more

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