Lives Changed Through Global Coffee Break
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Lives Changed Through Global Coffee Break

The programs of Raise Up Global Ministries equip the global church by developing interactive, biblically-based resources and equipping leaders to facilitate learning and kingdom change. This includes Global Coffee Break. Coffee Break helps churches invite neighbors to discover God’s story together. Brookfield Christian Reformed Church in Wisconsin is a great example of this. They recently…

Harvesting hope in a season of drought
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Harvesting hope in a season of drought

In 2020, the fallout of the covid-19 pandemic brought with it a dramatic increase in global hunger. Ongoing war and conflict continued to impact people’s food security. Changing weather patterns also resulted in an increase in floods, droughts and other natural disasters, leaving vulnerable families struggling to meet their food needs. Canadian Foodgrains Bank works…

The Abuse of Words
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The Abuse of Words

There are at least three different characterizations of the wrongdoing that has left The Meeting House megachurch without its Teaching Pastors. A three-month third-party investigation into the allegations of sexual misconduct against pastor Bruxy Cavey has determined that he is guilty of abusing his pastoral power and authority and this misconduct amounted to sexual harassment….

The distro addresses food insecurity on campus
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The distro addresses food insecurity on campus

Because of COVID-19, food insecurity has become a challenge for many students. That’s why the Distro – a weekly food pantry at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ont. – has become an important aspect of ministry for Brian Bork, who is a campus minister partnering with Resonate Global Mission and also happens to be Christian…

Five milestones for Indigenous ministry in Canada
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Five milestones for Indigenous ministry in Canada

The Canadian Indigenous Ministry Committee is a CRCNA committee that cares deeply about the relationships between Indigenous peoples and non-Indigenous people in Canada. Established in 2006, the committee has been leading the journey of reconciliation and providing resources for others on the path. In light of this, here’s five things you might not know: The…

Putin’s recklessness
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Putin’s recklessness

In 1918 pandemic followed war. In 2022 war has followed pandemic. Few of us saw it coming. Up to the last moment, I thought Russian President Vladimir Putin would continue to chip away at Ukraine’s largely Russian-speaking eastern territories, funding “separatists” and daring the rest of the world to do something about it. I personally…

The home(owner) advantage 
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The home(owner) advantage 

CC: How has the pandemic affected income inequality? Is that something Habitat is addressing?  Deans: The pandemic has certainly exacerbated income inequality and, combined with the continued rising cost of housing, put homeownership out of reach for even more families.  Qualifying for a traditional mortgage, saving enough for a down payment and the cost of a…