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Jan 19

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When We Don’t Have An Answer

It seems like we often have more questions than answers in life. Sometimes answers seem hard to come by, and out of reach. This can make it difficult to focus our thoughts, to answer honestly, and to even grasp the questions at hand. In the Bible we often read of Jesus asking someone He has […]

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Sep 18

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Day of Prayer for Victims of Human Trafficking

Today we join people around the world in praying this prayer for victims of human trafficking. (Click on the video to learn more about The Salvation Army’s efforts in this area.) Heavenly Father, We, your children, trust your words in Mathew 11:28: “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you […]

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Sep 18

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The Profound Simplicity of Prayer

September has arrived which means our Missional Focus for this month is prayer! Why is it that we have such a difficult time in appropriating the privilege of prayer?  You cannot read the Gospels without noticing how important prayer was to Jesus.  As you read the words of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, you become […]

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May 18

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Dignity for All

“Jesus looked hard at them and said, “No chance at all if you think you can pull it off yourself. Every chance in the world if you trust God to do it.” – Matthew 19:26, The Message Wouldn’t it be great if there were no poverty in Canada at all? Wouldn’t it be wonderful if there […]

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Mar 18

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Easter Prayer for Reconciliation

Across the barriers that divide race from race: Reconcile us, O Christ, by your cross. Across the barriers that divide rich from poor: Reconcile us, O Christ, by your cross. Across the barriers that divide people of different cultures: Reconcile us, O Christ, by your cross. Across the barriers that divide Christians: Reconcile us, O ...

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Mar 18

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Justice & Reconciliation

It’s already March. The sun is shining brighter, the days are longer, spring jackets are coming out and winter gear becomes less and less frequent. Does anyone else feel like this year is zooming by? Easter is just around the corner! As we move into March and look at some of the things happening this […]

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Feb 18

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Love, Life & Lent

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” – Jesus There’s a lot going on these days to try and pay attention to. First off, it’s February and our ‘missional year at a glance’ theme for the month is love. Even after Valentine’s Day, […]

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Sep 17

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Approaching Injustice With Prayer

God, Grant me the SERENITY to accept the things that I cannot change, The COURAGE to change the things that I can, And the WISDOM to know the difference. I’ve never started a newsletter with a prayer before. Usually, I end that way. But in this case, starting with this prayer made total sense. Prayer […]

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Sep 17

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Faithful In Prayer

“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.” – ‭‭Romans‬ ‭12:12‬ It’s September. Our focus this month is on ‘prayer’. So, If we’re doing any strategic planning; prayer. If we are preparing for accreditation; prayer. If we don’t know what to do in a tricky ...

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Jan 17

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Be Still

He says, “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” Psalm 46:10 Even though this is the 5th Monday in January, it feels like the month just flew by. February is just around the corner and I for one can hardly […]

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