A mustard seed of hope

What is hope? I found the answer lying on my bed, long into my recovery process from a terrible car accident that caused me serious injury and ended the life of my wife Anna. I had a choice, and that’s when I realized what hope is. Hope is a choice. If I have faith in God’s love, it gives me hope, and hope can lift, encourage, and put a man’s feet back on the floor to stand up and take another step forward in the strength He freely gives to us, if we’ll receive it.

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Transforming Through Transition

“In times of change learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully prepared for a world that no longer exists.”  -Eric Hoffer Dana Hanna knows a lot about transition. To hear her and her husband Michael’s story, their lives have been little else for many years now. It began during a season when everything was going well. And they were really uncomfortable about it. In 2012 they were both pastoring at Gateway City…

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Making A Big Difference In A Small Town

John Edelman may not be a household name in Canada, but if you’ve been car shopping in the past 30 years, chances are you’ve heard of his company.  Based in the small town of Cayuga, Ontario, Haldimand Motors has been selling used cars since 1984, when John and his wife Arda first purchased a small gas station at 42 Talbot Street East and set up shop.  Since then it’s grown to be Canada’s largest volume…

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Jesus in the Classroom

Not once did I mention the name of Jesus in that classroom, but a small paper disk with a prayerfully written word of encouragement impacted a life. This has happened more times than I can count. The essence of transformation is not so much that we preach Christ, but that we live him…

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