“Let your prayers be earnest, full of fire, vehemence, prevalence” (Spurgeon, Lectures to my Students, p. 71).
Elmira is Ontario’s latest community to look at painting a trendy rainbow on one of it’s streets. Apparently, the Canadian Association of Mental Health has requested that the municipality paint one on a local crosswalk as a show of support for the LGBTQS2+ community. Those letters — LGBTQS2+ — are likely the latest alpha-numeric codeRead more
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
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.