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My own faith in Christ has been shaped over the years by some key events that have happened in my lifetime.

In 1985 I was a paperboy for the Hamilton Spectator.  Delivering papers on Cumberland Ave. I read about the fall of Jim Baker, Pentecostal televangelist due to adultery and extreme financial shadiness.  Each day, I read front-page news about the subsequent fights between Baker and other Christian-right leaders in the USA such as Jerry Falwell, Sr.

My evangelical rose-coloured glasses were fogged up, to say the least.

At that time, my own Pentecostal faith – so deeply rooted in a revivalist, altar-call experience began to slowly dissolve. ¬† Read the rest of this entry »

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I waited patiently for the Lord. - Psalm 40

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