Author Archives: Darren Ethier

Finding Life in the Midst of Tragedy

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Dealing with tragedy is hard. BUT we can learn from the story of Elijah and a widow and how they dealt with the tragedy of her son’s death. Continue reading

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The Presence of Worship

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This is part of the series “Worship is Essential” that was preached at Waterloo Pentecostal Assembly. Continue reading

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Cultivating Holy Desperation

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This message gives some practical tools to help cultivate Holy Desperation. I believe that God has given us some great insight through His word into how to nurture Holy Desperation in our lives so that we are in pursuit of Christ and His righteousness daily. Continue reading

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Holy Desperation

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Holy Desperation

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Jesus understood the power of an image connected with an idea. In this brief be-attitude Jesus presents the powerful image of someone who is desperate and connects it with the blessing of God’s reward Continue reading

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The Wilderness Wastelands of Doubt

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The dictionary defines doubt as a feeling of uncertainty, or misgivings. That is when doubt is used as a noun. When doubt is used as a verb it is defined as “to disbelieve, or to distrust”.
How many of you can honestly say that you?ve gone through life without ever doubting? You know you?ve never had an uncertain feeling?you?ve never had misgivings about something?you?ve never disbelieved or distrusted something” I didn?t think so ? in fact I highly doubt it! Every single one of us has had our doubts about something at one time or another in life. We?ve had our doubts with career choices?our marriage?our friends?the car we bought?or the house we live in?and even the things we believe in. The list could go on and on. The truth is, doubt comes up just about every day of our life. We can have doubts about so many things that sometimes our lives are defined more by what we doubt (or what we?re uncertain about) than what we believe.
But what does the Bible say about doubt? Continue reading

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