How To Understand The Bible :: A Short Guide to Biblical Interpretation

With the advent of social media, biblical illiteracy amongst evangelicals has become more apparent than ever.  Some may blame the decline in Word-based preaching from the pulpit, others pin responsibility on parents raising children in an ever-increasing secular-liberal culture.  Whereas both may play a role, at the end of the day we are ultimately the …

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How to Choose Music for Worship :: A Biblical Model

Since 2001, I have been blessed to be part of the Harvest Bible Chapel movement of churches throughout North America.  One of the many things I have appreciated about Harvest culture is its emphasis on unashamed worship. For many years I have practiced and taught the 'numbering system' for planning corporate worship. This approach, originally coined …

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Splash Canyon: Minesing’s Abandoned Water Park

You may be hard pressed to identify Minesing on a map of Southern Ontario but perhaps even more remarkable is that this remote farming community of a few hundred people just minutes North of Barrie was home to water park and resort, Splash Canyon. You mean you haven't heard of Splash Canyon? You're not alone.  I live a mere …

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