‘Third Third of Life’ Ministry
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‘Third Third of Life’ Ministry

In response to the declining attendance of young people, many congregations are doing the important and necessary work of reaching out to Millennials and Gen Zs. But there are three trends accompanying the outward migration of younger generations that ministry leaders should also pay attention to:  Some of the parents of our emerging adults are…

Supporting Young Changemakers
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Supporting Young Changemakers

The students at Unity Christian School in Chilliwack, B.C. are committed to being good stewards of God’s creation. Four years ago, the Grade 7 class began an educational journey considering ways in which they could actively participate in providing solutions to the problem of waste. Many considerations were given to problems they saw, both globally…

Reclaiming the Image of the Church in Brazil for Christ
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Reclaiming the Image of the Church in Brazil for Christ

When you see a pastor on television, what is the first thing that jumps into your mind? In Brazil, the answer for many would be, “I don’t trust this person.” Unfortunately, those feelings aren’t unwarranted. Many television pastors, both from Brazil and here in North America, have damaged the reputation of pastors – taking advantage…

New ways to find Christ this Christmas
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New ways to find Christ this Christmas

Many people attend Christmas church services who would never otherwise set foot in a church building – and the season is upon us. How will churches host Christmas and Advent gatherings during COVID-19? How can we share the gospel during a time when so many people are ready for hope and peace? These are questions…

Waiting
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Waiting

I am sick of waiting – literally sick and tired of it. I’m tired of waiting to get closer than six feet to loved ones who are outside my social bubble, waiting for a decision on Medical Assistance in Dying to be rightfully dealt with in Canada, waiting for my neighbour to say “yes” to…

Radio Ministry
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Radio Ministry

Setia laughs as she and a friend walk along the dirt road that runs through their village. Others in Setia’s village emerge from their homes – faded wooden cubes with rusty roofs of corrugated metal. The pungent smell of durian, a thorny fruit that is unique to southeast Asia fills the air. Everyone converges at…

Recognizing the Holy Spirit at Work
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Recognizing the Holy Spirit at Work

One day, Jander and Tiffany strapped their two-week-old son in a baby carrier and went for a walk in their Calgary, Alberta, neighbourhood. That’s when Jander noticed an apple tree in a neighbour’s yard and the couple met Roger (name changed). Looking back, Jander can see how the Holy Spirit was at work. Jander and…

For Such a Time as This
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For Such a Time as This

Life is unpredictable. Your situation can change quickly. Has the COVID-19 disruption got you thinking about what your legacy might be? Has it made you rethink whether your financial arrangements effectively reflect your faith commitment? Might it be at “such a time as this” that you want to step forward to put things in place that will strengthen a robust Kingdom vision?

Community Engagement in a Covid World
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Community Engagement in a Covid World

When deacons are installed into office, the charge given to them reads as follows: “teach us to love God, our neighbours, and the creation with acts of generous sharing, joyful hospitality, thoughtful care, and wise stewardship of all of God’s gifts.” In other words, deacons help the church show and share the love of Christ…