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#spiritualtimeswithToby – 6

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, […]

Jeremiah’s Thoughts on Abortion

“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 […]

#spiritualtimeswithToby – 5

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 […]

#spiritualtimeswithToby – 4

Autumn Volunteer Mailout 2016 Do you ever wonder how it works, that even though we still sin, God still accepts us? Well, one of the joys of my job is being able to share my heroes with you.  Today we’re going to read a devotion that answers this question.  It was written over a 100 years ago by […]

#spiritualtimeswithToby – 3

Spring Volunteer Mailout 2015 2 Timothy 3:16-17 “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.” There is a lot we can learn from these verses; but I want you to focus on […]

#spiritualtimeswithToby – 2

Winter Volunteer Mailout 2015 I want to go point by point through the gospel; we won’t go in depth, as there’s so much more we can learn, but we will at least touch on all four of the main points.  This is because I believe Christians should never move beyond the Cross of Calvary, but instead […]

#spiritualtimeswithToby – 1

When I started at Totara Springs, one of my responsibilities was to write a brief devotion to send to our volunteers after each camp.  For the next few weeks, I’ll be posting one each Thursday.  I won’t change any of what I said – even if it makes me cringe re-reading it – however, I […]