Life on the front porch

Faith, life, kids & bikes


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Campus Alpha

Last Tuesday I was impacted by the spiritual need on the University of Manitoba campus.  To encourage you (and me) I’d  like to share a couple of testimonies from students who have been on a Campus Alpha course.  I grabbed these off campusalpha.ca where you can find more information.  If you have any university or college students in your life, why not invite them to an Alpha Course or encourage them to run an Alpha on their campus.

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how to increase happiness with an invitation

It’s pretty usual for people to believe that by taking care of themselves first that they’ll be happier. Trouble is that experience and scripture disagree. I have found that pursuing the happiness of others is the best way to ensure my own happiness.

A fire and new friends

Most of us guys don’t know what we’re getting into when we get married but I sure believe that I married well. Christa is a fantastic cook and loves to open our home to others where she can practice her gift of hospitality. Over the years I have learned that my gifts in pastoring and evangelism are very well served by Christa in hospitality – and surprisingly, our family is happier when we host more often.

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