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No, the World Won't End Next Week and There's No Such Thing as a Christian Numer
September 17, 2017

From Christianity Today: Every time end-of-the-world predictions resurface in the media, it is important that we ask ourselves, “Is this helpful? Is peddling these falsehoods a good way to contribute to meaningful, helpful discussions about the end times?”  Click Here to read the rest […] [READ MORE]

Why I Quit Tithing (and Why you should too)
September 15, 2017


Muslim Refugees Coming to Christ in Record Numbers in Europe
April 2, 2017

From’s story parallels a growing wave of conversions among Muslim refugees in European countries. According to a recent article in The Guardian, multiple churches are reporting surges in refugees converting to the Christian faithClick Here to read the rest   […] [READ MORE]

What Christianity Alone Offers Transgender Person
March 17, 2017
A day barely passes without transgender issues hitting the news. It might be a human interest feature about someone transitioning from one sex to another, and how they’ve been received (or not) by their communities.

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Why Islam Is NOT a Threat to Christianity
March 12, 2017

Christianity is not threatened by modern political liberalism, any strand of Islam (violent or non-violent) or any other worldview on the entire planet.

I tweeted last week: “If you view other religions or worldviews as ‘threats’ to Christianity, I kind of wonder if you know how the story ends.”

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7 Things Youth Need From Their Parents So They Won’t Abandon God
March 12, 2017
Why are young people leaving the church? If I had a dollar for every time I heard this question, I would have a lot of dollars. And I get it. The rate at which young people are leaving the church is alarming. Everyone has experienced a young person throwing aside their faith, either directly or indirectly. It’s devastating.

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What Does The Shack Really Teach? “Lies We Believe About God” Tells Us
March 10, 2017
What does William P. Young actually believe and what Theology was he espousing in his best selling book "The Shack"  This has been a question that has been debated since people started reading the book.  Tim Challies suggests that Young's theology has now been made clear in Young's book "Lie We Believe About God" [READ MORE]

Before you go see the shack...
March 5, 2017
With all the talk about theatrical release about "The Shack",  I thought it would prudent to reblog Albert Mohler's blog from a number of years back about the book.  Check this out before reading the book and seeing the movie:

Two Lies That Keep Families From Being Missional
January 15, 2015

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Why Revival is Exploding Among Muslims
December 17, 2014

During our new season remember....
July 31, 2014

Just watched this video again.  Reminded me of Kevin and encouraged me during this new season at LCFI...  I hope you are blessed by it again as well.. […] [READ MORE]

Please Stop Inviting People To Your Gatherings and Church Services.
July 22, 2014

The Impossibility Of Knowing God
July 15, 2014

I had someone say to me the other day that “God is unknowable”.  This type of poorly thought out philosophical mumbo jumbo is what I hear on a regular basis.  Consider for a moment the statement that the individuals made to me about God being unknowable.  Now while the statement […] [READ MORE]

7 Powerful Habits of Outward Focused Churches
July 10, 2014

Check this out.  It makes a strong case:7 Powerful Habits of Outward Focused ChurchesJer […] [READ MORE]

The Non-Negotiables & The Walls That Divide Us
July 9, 2014
A number of years back when I was attending Tyndale University College and Seminary, myself and two classmates would get together weekly to talk about our classes and about theology.  Let me say this:  it was an interesting mix of backgrounds.  Kevin was the baptist contingent and Aaron was a Methodist.  Then there was me, I was the one that at times I think the other two thought of as the lunatic fringe (kidding Kevin & Aaron).  For my part I was a member of a Vineyard church and they may have labelled me as a little bit more charismatic.  What was beautiful was that even though we differed greatly on things like predestination, prevenient grace and eschatology (amongst other things) we always had wonderful conversations and joked about what we thought was heretical about the other two.  As I look back on those times it was probably the most significant part of my whole education at Tyndale and it wasn’t even happening in realm of academia.  It was so significant because even though there were great walls of doctrine that could have separated us, we were able to build bridges over the wall to have true fellowship.  It was during this time that Kevin shared a concept with Aaron and I that I have held onto.  I don’t remember what he called it, and I have since then begun to call it “The Non-negotiables”.  Kevin shared with us that there were essentially 3 things that had to be common amongst us in order for there to be true Christian fellowship.  They are as follows: Christ’s divinity, the authority of scripture and the atonement.  I have recently added one more to this list that has less to do with theology and more to do with actual observation of a person.  I have come to understand that many times people claim the 3 previously mentioned beliefs but show no fruit in their lives.  So I have added a 4th non-negotiable which I simple call “fruit”. [READ MORE]

How Churches Became Cruise Ships
July 5, 2014
Throughout the first half of the 20th Century, New York harbor bustled with ocean liners transporting thousands of people between North America and Europe every week. Great ships like the Queen Mary and Normandie were celebrated as floating palaces, but very few passengers enjoyed their luxuries. Most who sailed on them were poor immigrants and refugees relegated to 3rd class accommodations. These ships served a highly utilitarian purpose—moving passengers and cargo from point A to point B. That’s why they were called “liners.” [READ MORE]

Learning to Hear God’s Voice in the Mundane and the Grand
July 5, 2014

One of my more dedicated pursuits as of late is to recognize and hear God’s voice, both in the mundane little things of life and in the greater more pressing decisions.  This brings to bare some important questions:  Should i bring the seemingly mundane questions before God and does He […] [READ MORE]

…Look, I tell you, lift up your eyes, and see that the fields are white for harvest.." John 4:35b
April 11, 2014

Today I have the honour of reposting a dream, a vision that carried our church along, a dream that defined its purpose and its function in the world we live in.  This dream was had by Kevin Kennelly, the founding pastor of London Christian Fellowship and my closest friend and […] [READ MORE]

Welcome Back Sunday
August 28, 2012
Hi Everyone
Summer is drawing to a close and we are looking forward to a good start in the fail.  Our emphasis for the fall will be equipping and regrouping... ie. starting a formal equipping school/track and restarting our small groups and mobilizing everyone for effective ministry.

Many people have expressed to me that they have never been formally discipled and to meet that need we will be starting an equipping school / track in September and will be doing sessions every month.  [READ MORE]

Are you IN Adam or IN Christ?
October 30, 2011

Romans 5:12ff compares and contrasts Adam's fall and Christ's redemption.

It is a description of what accrues to those who are IN ADAM vs those who are IN CHRIST.  Everyone is naturally born into Adam's race, family, or whatever you want to call it. He is the Head of the human race in that His moral failure/SIN/Fall accrues to all of his naturally born offspring which includes every human being (prior to salvation). 


What Happened to Abundant Life
July 27, 2011
John 10:10   I have come that they may have life, and have it more abundantly.

So often we read this scripture and we nod our heads enthusiastically to Jesus’ promise.  However, if we were to be honest with ourselves – we would have to admit that we do not consider our life to be abundant.  Why not – is the promise of our Lord not true?

The problem is not with the promise – the problem is with our definition of abundant life. 

House to House Prayer Meetings
July 11, 2011

Praying together is a high value for us.  We have seen again and again how God has been using our times of corporate prayer to affect many things.  In the spring we moved our Friday prayer meeting to a local church in the centre of town, but as of Jul […] [READ MORE]

Summer Simplification
July 11, 2011

We are now well into the summer in Canada which often times seem so short.  Enjoy the temperatures well you can! 

In June our Small Groups finished their spring program and will be restarting in the fall.   After some prayer we felt that we needed to give our folks a rest so we are de-programming slightly until mid-August - we call it "Summer Simplification."  We are encouraging everyone to find ... [READ MORE]

Our New Sunday Home
March 30, 2011

Starting Sunday April 3rd we will be meeting (for Sunday meetings) at Masonville Public School 25 Hillview Boulevard, London, ON N6G 3A7

Masonville Public School

Hillview Boulevard is one street south of Fanshawe and West off of Richmond Street.  It is directly west of the primary London Transit exit which is west of Masonville Mall.

Our services remain at 10am and are approximately 1 hour and 15mins long.  Plenty of kids, a relaxed family atmosphere and welcoming to all.

Masonville PS Map

On the Road Again
March 30, 2011

We've Moved

At the end of March our lease at 520 First Street came to an end.  Early in the new year  we began to pray about whether we were to stay or go - ie. renew the lease or move to another location.  Our initial inclination had been to renew the lease so we were a bit surprised and excited after a week of prayer, fasting and listening to the Lord that it was clear that not only were we to move but we were moving to a different part of the city.  Twenty plus people came out to an evening following a week of prayer to wait on the Lord and write down their impressions as to "stay or go" and if we are to go then "where?" [READ MORE]

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