In lieu of my usual “Blog Buffet” I am introducing a less consistent post where I still collate articles worth reading; but, more generally will just discuss or summarize what I have read recently – either digitally or physically. There are three reasons for this 1) with the recent birth of my third son my […]

“No you didn’t” should be your response if someone ever tells you this. Why such a direct response you ask?  Simple, why sugar coat your answer to a liar? To be frank, many today believe they have seen God but in reality have not.  What leads me to believe this? The Bible. Those who claim […]

Here’s a collection of articles and videos you should consider viewing in this new year. Australia’s 3,488 Mile Long Fence If you like random videos about random info – then this video is for you.  Oh, and by the way 3,488 miles is roughly 5600 KM’s. Book Review: When Heaven Invades Earth, by Bill Johnson […]

Well, 2017 is almost done and dusted.  And, if you want to make a good start into 2018, now is the time to start preparing to make that happen. One of the best ways to use the new year is to grow in your understanding and love of God.  To do this, it is paramount […]

This is it – my last #spiritualtimeswithToby.  Enjoy! Spring Volunteer Mailout 2016 During camp we had fun with some questions, so we’ll carry that trend on here: Question, what is our main purpose in life?  Answer, our main purpose, our main goal in life, is to glorify God and to enjoy Him forever. For some, […]

“If it seems more horrible to kill a man in his own house, than in a field,…it ought surely to be deemed more atrocious to destroy a fetus in the womb before it has come to light.” So wrote the famous reformer, John Calvin, roughly 500 years ago. Yet, the atrocities continue to this very […]

Winter Volunteer Mailout 2016 Now speaking of prayer, what is it? It’s often said that “one of the very basic things about the Christian life is praying” and that “prayer is like breathing for the Christian”.*  Just as anyone needs to breathe to live physically, a Christian needs prayer to live spiritually. Obviously then, prayer […]