God’s Plans Trump

“For I know the plans that I have for you, declares the Lord, for they are plans for peace and not disaster, plans to give you a future filled with hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 (GOD’S WORD Translation)

The summer of ‘94 progressed and I became busy with work and side jobs but I thought of starting my own business in Welland, or go out west to B.C. (old friends from out west had just visited London). During this time, some friends of mine and I were planning a holiday south for Christmas and New Year’s.

One day, as I was reading in I Chronicles 4:39–40, I realized Continue reading “God’s Plans Trump”


Coincidence or …God?

In my last post, I wrote that what I should have been doing was put on the back burner. But God didn’t give up on me!

It was the Spring of 1994 and I was going from London to Toronto to visit a friend and praying along the way that the Lord would show me his will for my life at that time. Continue reading “Coincidence or …God?”


God’s Leading

It was Jan. 24, 1994. I was uneasy with my place of employment as I knew there was more that God wanted me to do and experience than what I was actually doing. I thought perhaps of starting my own contracting business.

I  was at a funeral of a preacher from my home church in London, Ontario, when I confided in another preacher friend (I’ll call him Steve for future reference) of a desire to do something different with my life. He asked me if I considered going to Zambia or Russia. Continue reading “God’s Leading”


My Missions Trip

I thought I would blog about a missions trip I took several years ago to Zambia. This would serve a few purposes, a couple of which are:

  • to perhaps encourage those who may be interested in Missions, either long term or short term
  • to digitize my handwritten journal entries from my trip

Stay tuned for the first entry: "God’s leading."