Category: Confidence

Ready for Service: Laying LEAD Women Down (For Now)

In Luke 12:35-38 we’re told to “be dressed and ready for service” and to “keep our lamps burning, like servants waiting for their master to return from a wedding banquet, so when he comes and knocks they can immediately open the door for him.”…

The Sky is the Limit. Or is it?

The ’sky is the limit’ is a phrase we hear often. But what if the sky isn’t the limit? What if there’s more that God wants to do with our lives? Just mere hours ago I was sitting in the Calgary, AB airport when…

Thanks, But I’m Not Passing My Baton, I’ll Carry It

For years now I have struggled with hearing statements like, “The older generation should pass the baton to the younger generation” or “I see a generation rising to take their place.”  Now some might argue that there is nothing wrong with these statements, but…

Like Lambs Among Wolves

This morning, the devotional journal I am working my way through led me to Luke 10:1-16. What a powerful passage! I’d encourage you to go an read it, taking time after to prayerfully reflect and journal. I wrote these words in my digital bullet…

Don’t Be Shady: You Were Meant to Shine

I preached today here in Saskatoon at my home church, Westside Pentecostal. (The sermon can be found online here in the coming week.) And it was a timely word, a word worth turning into a blog post. And here’s why I think it’s worth…

What Jesus Gives You Cannot Be Taken Away

For a couple of weeks now the album Blackout by Steffany Gretzinger has been playing on repeat. It’s been one of those in season albums for me as every song on this album has had some sort of meaning and ministered to me. And…

God’s in the Waiting

Be still my soul,  God is in the waiting. He’s present, patient, working. Sometimes I see Holy Spirit at work, others times I don’t – but I know God is always at work. From ages past no one has heard, no ear has perceived,…

Your Special Work, Are You Doing It?

There are a lot of things to value about a faith-based graduate study journey, and there is one that I am particularly thankful for this week: time allotted to simply hearing and reflecting on the Word of God. That’s where the inspiration for today’s…

Leaders: Are You Letting Others Shine?​

I believe with all my heart that you and I were created to shine for Jesus in ways that make him known.   I also think it’s a leaders responsibility to create space for people to shine. Carmen KampmanThe Reverend Carmen Kampman is a…

Making Changes: Just Start & Start Small

Well, friends, we are more than halfway through January 2018.  For those of you who set 2018 goals, how are you doing? Carmen KampmanThe Reverend Carmen Kampman is a woman on the road of leadership. Ordained with the PAOC, she is a steward of…

She Believed God Called Her, So She Did.

Beloved, what if we took God seriously when we’re invited to “Be Strong & Courageous” and “Go Do”? How would your daily life be different if you actually believed yourself in Christ to be strong, to be able, to be gifted? What would be…

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