Making the Most out of Lent

“Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.” (Hebrews 13:16)

Ask someone what he might be doing for Lent, and you’ll likely get responses along the lines of:  “I’m giving up Facebook” or “I’m giving up eating chocolate.”

Granted, these may be noble notions on their own, but people – young and old – often get too caught up in what they might be “giving up” for Lent instead of why they are doing it.

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Podcast Appearance on “Living it Catholic”

My friend Mary Helen Moes has launched a brand new podcast-based website called “Living it Catholic“.  With a tagline of “Not just on Sunday, but 7 days a week”, she hopes to introduce listeners to everyday people who share how they are Living It Catholic.

I was blessed to be Mary Helen’s first-ever interview. In
“my” episode, I share how I witness to my faith with my family, at work, in my ministry, and even in my Canucks fandom.

Check it out here.

Matt Maher – Lord, I Need You (COVER)

“Without You, I fall apart; You’re the one that guides my heart.”

Check out our cover of Matt Maher‘s “Lord, I Need You” featuring  Maria Legayada.

As we enter 2018, we offer our entire selves to our everlasting God.

Serving up Hope at the Union Gospel Mission

Recently, I was blessed with the opportunity to serve at the Union Gospel Mission’s annual Christmas Meal.  On Saturday, December 9, UGM staff, donors, and volunteers served over 2,600 meals to anyone who needed some warm food or a place to sit for a while.

When my good friend Mavic (who works for UGM) invited me to serve at the 77th annual Christmas Dinner, I re-arranged a couple of things on my schedule so I could do it.  As someone who preaches “walking the talk”, it’s very important for me to serve in addition to inviting others to do so.

Truth be told, Mavic invited me as a “social media influencer” so I could post reflections about my experience afterwards to help spread the word about UGM’s good work.

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Chatting with Sat and Jawn on Sportsnet 650

This morning I had the pleasure of hanging around in studio with Satiar Shaw and Jawn Jang – hosts of The  Playbook on Sportsnet 650.

They invited me in to speak about the Canucks and our latest Canucks Christmas Carols music video.

They also got me to judge Jawn’s new song.

Have a listen here…my interview starts at the 34 minute mark.

Husband, Father, Youth Minister, Speaker: Lover of God, Family and the Canucks