Windsor Road Baptist Church blog

Providential Relationships

Coincidence or providence? The lives of people intersect at various crossroads as God ordains. We may see green or red lights and drive accordingly. In His sovereignty, God can redirect or allow speed bumps to slow us down as we take in the scenery. There are smooth...

‘He ain’t heavy, Father, he’s my brother’

In 1917, Father Flanagan, a Catholic priest, founded an orphanage for boys in Boys Town, Nebraska. It was known as ‘Father Flanagan’s Home for Boys’ (it was changed to Boys Town and it’s now open to girls as well). A year later, Howard Loomis was abandoned there by...

Money & Giving

Money and giving are often touchy subjects. One of the reasons being churches (and other religious institutions I might add) have become hotbeds of immoral and illegal financial practices. The other reason why we get our backs up is because of the prosperity theology...

The Library of God

What a great time it was at the Members Meeting to hear the stories about what God is doing on our frontlines and in the ministry areas of God’s church at Windsor Road. The imagery that I had was that God has surrounded us with a whole library.  As we walk on our...

No More Excuses

One of the most significant religious figures of the 20th century would have to be the late Billy Graham. Over six decades of ministry, he has preached to more than 100 million people in 185 countries, with nearly 3 million having ‘accepted Jesus into their hearts’....

Self-Care

Today’s article is a follow-up on last week’s article. In it, I made the point that ‘giving till it hurts’, when done at the expense of our spiritual, psychological and physical health, actually hurts us. We need to see the notion that the only serving that counts and...

Giving Till It Hurts?

All of us are very familiar with the statement, “Giving till it hurts”. The saying is frequently used by unscrupulous, so called ‘faith healers’, to fleece truck loads of money from vulnerable people. To make their point, they typically distort the story in 2 Samuel...

Looking above our circumstances

The following is an excerpt from a Timothy Keller sermon ( https://www.monergism.com/wounded-spirit-proverbs-1225-transcript ). We all at certain times just have a lot of trouble understanding and dealing with the very deep, conflicting, confusing, powerful, sometimes...

Surely the Lord is in this place (Genesis 28:16)

It is not unusual to get people off the street asking if they could have a look inside our main church building. However, there have been other times people have asked if they could go inside to have a time of meditation and/or prayer. They wanted to feel close to...