Monthly Archives: February 2012

The SoulThirst Network for Church Planters

From the SoulThrist website: SoulThirst Network Explained… The SoulThirst Network exists to develop Competent and Courageous missional leaders for the American mission field. Here’s why… Today’s America is a GIANT, THIRSTING MISSION FIELD. Each day we find a smaller percentage … Continue reading

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Join the Discussion on the Personhood of the Unborn and Witness of God as Creator

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Kitchener has been working with Kitchener-Centre MP Stephen Woodworth, who on February 6, submitted a motion to the Parliament of Canada to examine Section 223 (1) of the Criminal Code of Canada which states that … Continue reading

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Thirty-seven ABC District Pastors Trained as Coaches!

What image comes to mind when you hear the word, “coach”?  Does the image of a sports coach barking orders at his players, or a voice coach working with her music student, or a business coach who is working with … Continue reading

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Trends in the Canadian Religious Scene

Canadians are religious people but they are not necessarily practitioners of traditional Christianity.[1]  Canadians are religious in the sense that they believe in a higher power, express interest in the supernatural, and turn to religious institutions to provide fragments of … Continue reading

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Lord I Need You — Chris Tomlin

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An Interview with George Patterson

Former missionary, author and professor at Western Seminary, George Patterson sits down with George Robinson to talk about issues regarding church multiplication, discipleship and education. An Interview with George Patterson from Southeastern Seminary on Vimeo.

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Two Free Webinars from Mission U — one this Friday!

Webinar this Friday, February 17th: Sharing the Good News — Person to Person, Face-to-Face, Heart-to-Heart This Friday, MISSION U Presenter Bruce Sutherland will lead a Web discussion on Sharing the Good News- Person to Person, Face to Face, and Heart to … Continue reading

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The Church of the Lutheran Brethren Mission Statement

The Church of the Lutheran Brethren has published their statement on mission.  Ed Stetzer, on his blog, links to the statement.  If you want to read the statement or download it, click here.   If you want to visit the Church … Continue reading

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The Story of St. Valentine

In 270 A.D., marriage had been outlawed by the emperor of Rome, Claudius II. Claudius issued this decree because he thought that married men made bad soldiers since they were reluctant to be torn away from their families in the … Continue reading

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The House Church: A “Third Place”?

Communication Overload Hall distinguishes between high and low context communication.  He writes, A high-context (HC) communication or message is one in which most of the information is either in the physical context or internalized in the person, while very little … Continue reading

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