Author Archives: James Paulgaard

About James Paulgaard

Living in the in between, becoming, but not quite there yet, old and new mixed together, hanging on with all my might to the One who is holding onto me.

The Key to Peace: Living on the Solid Ground of God’s Love


For the Mighty One is holy, and he has done great things for me. He shows mercy from generation to generation to all who fear him. His mighty arm has done tremendous things! He has scattered the proud and haughty … Continue reading

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There is Always Hope


This year is the 40th anniversary of my high school graduation. And when I think of my high school graduating class, I am reminded of how we were full of dreams and possibilities and potential. But then life happens. As … Continue reading

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The Beginning of Mission: To Believe that God Loves Us


If one were to boil the message of Jesus down to one word, that word would be LOVE. God loves us. We see that most clearly in Jesus who gave up his life to set us free. The freedom that … Continue reading

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Love Will Save the World (John 4:16-26)


Love will save the world. That the world needs saving should not be in dispute. All one has to do is survey the news and see that there are constant concerns about wars or rumours of wars, there 65 million … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Change


At the end of May, I went back to Provost to visit my Mom for a couple of days. While I was there, I rode with one of my nephews as he was seeding canola with an air drill. This … Continue reading

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The Surprising Saviour


[Jesus said,] “But whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” (John 4:14) As I read the Gospel accounts, … Continue reading

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The Main Thing


[Jesus said,] “For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.” (Luke 19:10) To accomplish a great thing it has to be the main thing. I am fascinated with manned space flight. As a space agency … Continue reading

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