At Just the Right Time…

By Dan Reinhardt “At just the right time … Christ died for the ungodly.”  (Romans 5:6) In the midst of the busyness and chaos of human history, God, at certain times, steps in “at just the right time.” Christmas 2000 years ago was one of those moments. Life was going...

Why People Don’t Understand the Bible

By Dan Reinhardt I just didn’t get it. I’d watch the Canadian TV news, I could understand English just fine, but I didn’t get what the report was actually about – why the reporter was dealing with a particular issue, and why it was important enough to make the evening...

Love Your Job?

By Verdeen Bueckert It’s not easy to flourish at work. Work can be frustrating. People, circumstances and limited resources impede goals. There are good days, and days marred by conflict, disappointment, envy and fatigue. Work is necessary. Bills and obligations cause...

Core Message of Jesus Stumps Pastor

By Dr. Dan Reinhardt I was young when first appointed the main preacher of a large church. I vividly remember standing in the pulpit looking down at retired pastors, the Bible School President and faculty and the denominational Superintendent. It was intimidating for...

The Worst Kind of Blindness

By Dr. Dan Reinhardt Two blind men met Jesus. One was poor and powerless, and knew he was blind. One was rich and powerful and thought he could see better than anyone else. Bartimaeus, the first blind man, was the subject of an earlier blog (Mark 10).  His case was...

Blind at Midlife

By Dr. Dan Reinhardt Growing up in India was a culturally rich experience. One of the stark differences from North America was the pervasiveness of human tragedy. The most pathetic were blind beggars. They sat in the filth of a dirt road, clothed in rags, eyes staring...
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