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Building a Bridge

By Scott Tolhurst | December 22, 2023

I am terrible at fractions. Ask me to divide 3/8’s by 6/7ths, and watch my eyes glaze over.* It’s not that math is foreign to me, nor that I can’t…

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The Pastor as the Man of God

In the last decade, and perhaps further back, a new phenomenon has been taking hold in the evangelical world of leadership.  I am speaking about the pastor who is “cool”.…


Faithful Until Eternity (Part 3)

God gives us numerous means so that we will not waver in our faithfulness to Him.  One of those ways is to persevere by following the example of faithful men…


Faithful Until Eternity (Part 2)

The Bible makes it plain that only those who are faithful until the end will be saved. Luke 9:62 says that “No one who puts his hand to the plow…


Faithful Until Eternity (Part 1)

The book of James begins with an invitation.  “Count in all joy”, it says.  “Count it all joy when you meet trials of various kinds.”  We might wonder why we…

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How is Paul’s Conversion Experience Like Mine?

The conversion of Saul of Tarsus has long fascinated both Christians and non-Christians alike. Indeed, the phrase, “he had a Damascus Road experience” has, to some degree, been maintained even…


Jesus is Praying for You

I have been musing on Luke 22:31-32.  Jesus is speaking to Simon Peter shortly before he goes to the cross, and shortly before Peter will deny his Saviour three times. …


Remaining Faithful

No one doubts that these are difficult days. COVID-19 continues to rage, although it would seem its effects are less deadly than they originally were. War is raging in Europe.…


Thoughts on My Recent Trip to Israel

This now, is my 7th trip to Israel. Having come out of COVID-19 lockdowns (at least for now), allowed Back to the Bible Canada to host another Israel Experience. The…


Angry With God?

I was recently listening to a video featuring the late R.C. Sproul.  A listener had written in regarding his grief over his unsaved adult son who had recently died.  The…


The Case for the God of the Bible

The book of Isaiah contains a number of declarations against the folly of idolatry.  The passages I am thinking of contain a condemnation of the Jewish people – and their…


The Case for Bibliocentric Living and Believing

I remember well the week of my graduation from Seminary.  I was in the bookstore, overhearing a conversation from two of my classmates.  One of them said something like this:…


Singing At Easter

I am not saying anything earth-shattering when I say that Easter is the celebration of our faith. While Christmas may celebrate an important part of our faith, Easter celebrates the…


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