Is it okay for men to be vulnerable ? That depends on who you ask. Growing up I was told that real men don't cry or talk about their feelings, let alone to other men. And I believed it for many years. All through high school I worked hard to create a tough exterior to … Continue reading Is it okay for men to be vulnerable?
Navigating through the COVID-19 Storm
A couple days after the COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, I dropped my wife at work and went to the grocery store to pick up a few items. It was around 9 am, just an hour after the store opened. I thought by going early I would avoid the line ups (I'm sure everyone did), … Continue reading Navigating through the COVID-19 Storm
A Response to Covid-19: Surrender
This post was first publish on westchurch.ca. I remember making goals at the beginning of the year, thinking “This is going to be an amazing year! It’s 2020, the beginning of a new decade! There must be something special about this year.” If someone was to tell me that we would be in pandemic, social … Continue reading A Response to Covid-19: Surrender
Album Review: “Jesus is King,” Kanye West
When I heard Kanye was dropping an album called "Jesus is King," I must confess: I had my suspicions about it. I mean, is he for real? Is this Christian lifestyle thing just a phase or is it a permanent decision for him? Would he swear in this album? His album Pablo was apparently a "gospel" project … Continue reading Album Review: “Jesus is King,” Kanye West
Who Do you Turn to for Help?
Almost every year, I volunteer at the most exciting Christian summer camp for teenagers called "North East Teen Camp," located in Maine. I usually serve as a counsellor, a role that includes leading spiritual discussions, engaging teens in camp activities, doing one on one mentoring, and much more. Last summer I was given a couple … Continue reading Who Do you Turn to for Help?
What is Church?
When you hear the word "church" what comes to your mind? Is it an old building with stain glass windows and wooden benches? Is it a newer building with a stage and a band? Well, a lot of people seem to think that. Growing up, I always thought church was the building I attended every … Continue reading What is Church?
Christianity is more about Application and Less about Information
I remember reading the Bible for the very first time: I was 19 years old, just graduated high school and taking a year off before heading to University. Around this time, I was also questioning everything about my life. I was seeking for something deeper to live for, for meaning and purpose, for something compelling … Continue reading Christianity is more about Application and Less about Information
Did Jesus Really Raise from the Dead?
For years historians have debated if Jesus was a real historical figure, but that debate is now over. Most historians, whether believers or not, will testify that Jesus of Nazareth certainly existed and was executed under the Roman empire. Whether He raised from the dead or not is the real question. So... Did He really … Continue reading Did Jesus Really Raise from the Dead?
The Difference Between the Wise and the Fool
The bible often talks about the character called "the fool" especially in the book of Proverbs. However, the word "fool" is also mentioned over 60 times throughout the bible! And If you are anything like me, you grew up thinking that a fool was equivalent to an ignorant or unintelligent person, but that's not the … Continue reading The Difference Between the Wise and the Fool
4 Signs You are in a Healthy Dating Relationship
I remember the summer I started my first "official" dating relationship. I was 18 years old and I had just graduated high school. Most of my friends had girlfriends, so I figured I should have a girlfriend too. I met a girl through a friend and after hanging out with her for a couple of … Continue reading 4 Signs You are in a Healthy Dating Relationship