What Freedom was For

Whether we like it or not, people died to protect our freedom in this country. They made the ultimate sacrifice for us to live, cried so we could laugh, gave up their freedom so we could use ours for silly things like complaining about traffic in Airdrie. Venue Church had a special Remembrance Day service merged with a “let’s remember God’s sacrifice too” service (don’t … Continue reading What Freedom was For

I Decided to

How you view setbacks will determine how far you go. Did you notice I didn’t say how you handled setbacks, but rather how you viewed them? And how you view setbacks is decided by the first thing you decideto say about them. Example: my father is a positive person, ergo he dealt with nearly everything I can recall positively, including negative things. There were very few … Continue reading I Decided to

No Married People Problems

There are no married people problems. Before you prove me wrong by pointing me to your marriage (which has obvious problems), let me beat you to it by admitting ours is definitely a work in progress too. So let me say this: There are no married people problems, only people with single people problems who get married. This slightly revised concept of Andy Stanley’s retains … Continue reading No Married People Problems

The Haiti Arise Prank

Never prank someone before, during, or after a mission trip. Our friends Marc and Lisa Honorat attend Venue Church when they’re not overseas and are doing our Missions Sunday October 7 (10:30 am at the Bert Church Theatre). They’ve known me forever, maybe they would say too long? Pastor Marc was a child slave in Haiti and eventually adopted by a Canadian woman before answering … Continue reading The Haiti Arise Prank