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Stories, practical resources & thought-provoking articles to help mobilize God's people in Canada to be fruitfully engaged with God, on mission.

 

An Advent Devotional


The Advent we all commemorate each Christmas is actually not the first advent in Scripture. For that, you must go back to the book of Exodus. In Exodus, God comes to Egypt. And just as in the second Advent - the arrival of Christ - there are events linked to the arrival of God in Egypt.

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God in the Big Land


God has been working in various ways throughout Labrador over the years. Is it any wonder then that God continues to pull our hearts there?

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One Step, Then Another...


A testimony from a Kairos Course alumnus who is taking one step, then another, as she follows God in paths she would never have anticipated. Be encouraged as you read these words—may they remind you and give you courage for the next steps that God is inviting you to take.

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Stretching & Growing

Have you found yourself stretched lately as you try to walk out God’s mission in your life? I’ve noticed that my dependence on God’s provision and power increases when I have to step out to join Him in mission.


The Living God is a Missionary God

Thomas woke from a disturbing dream with a question: Who is this man?

In his dream he was about to be attacked by two vicious animals, a cross between ferocious dog and panther, snarling and ready to pounce.


That the nations would know…

Sharing examples from Scripture of God's concern for "all people of the earth", Ron also challenges us to engage with and bless "all people of the earth" who are our neighbours right here in Canada. 


Ragweed

Recently I went on a bike ride. As I often do, I cycled along the Greenway, and as I often do, I asked God to speak to me as I sped through the trees, along the fields and passed all the greenery that He made. It was a beautiful late summer day...


Choosing Thankfulness

Reframing our situation in light of God's good purposes in the world, helps us be thankful, even when things aren't going 'our way'.

Recently on a family camping weekend, our daughter woke up with a sore throat. Subsequent examination confirmed that it was yet another bout of Strep Throat--the sixth in as any months. While the rest of the family slept in, she and I got in the car and headed to the nearest Emergency Room to get a prescription for antibiotics.


Take the Joyfulness Plunge!

Take the joyfulness plunge. Draw water from the wells of salvation, let joy begin to soak into the troubled places in your heart, open your mouth, and God's goodness will spontaneously be made known to the peoples of the earth. Join us and take the plunge!


Shine

The moon has become an interesting metaphor for me of what it means to ‘shine brightly’ as a witness for Jesus Christ to the world. 

Unlike the stars, which like our sun are gaseous balls of fire generating their light and heat internally, the moon is a lump of rock with no ability to generate any light at all. Rather, it is a reflector of the light produced by our sun.