“The first sign of the heavenly call is an intense, all-absorbing desire for the work” (Spurgeon, Lectures to My Students, p. 23).
I have been advising parents to pull their children from public schools for several years. The primary objective of education should be to foster Christian virtue in the hearts of children. Apparently this view was once shared by the majority of Ontarians to the point that they had it enshrined in law. Section 264.1.c ofRead more
A few months ago, I reported (here) of a Waterloo Region public school teacher who the WRDSB chair censored at a board meeting. Her offence? She questioned whether school officials should be teaching children that hormone blockers are a good idea. She did so while quoting a public school library book that presented hormone blockersRead more
The following is adapted from a short sermon I gave at a child-dedication service on Mother’s Day. Introduction Many think that there is a recipe to get your children into the Kingdom of God. “Maybe if I just protect them enough from the world they will be good,” some may reason. The problem is thatRead more
Just over a year ago, the Province of Ontario seized our church building and charged me, along with all our elders, with contempt of court for the second time. The Province, claiming to be acting in the public good, had set limits on church attendance, and we had no regard for them. We, ourselves claimingRead more
Early in the first COVID lockdown, I had quickly publicly opposed the mandates, and in April 2020 someone criticized a post I made. The individual said that we should be doing our part to save society from COVID just as our ancestors did their part to save society from the Nazis in WWII. I tookRead more
Born and raised in Guelph, Jacob holds a Master of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He became pastor of Trinity Bible Chapel in August, 2009. Jacob is married to his high school sweetheart, Joanna, and together they have six children.