Monthly Archives: June 2012

Pray for Armenia

To learn more about Armenia and their prayer needs, please click on the following link: Country Profile

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Jesus, Friend of Sinners — Casting Crowns

The Pharisees accused Jesus of “welcoming sinners and eating with them.” (Luke 15:2) On another occasion the Pharisees asked Jesus’s followers, “Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and ‘sinners’?” And on hearing this, Jesus said, “It is not the healthy … Continue reading

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Youth With a Mission (YWAM)

YOUTH WITH A MISSION (YWAM) is an international volunteer movement of Christians from many backgrounds, cultures and Christian traditions, dedicated to serving Jesus throughout the world. Also known as YWAM (pronounced “WHY-wham”), their purpose “is simply to know God and … Continue reading

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Preach the Gospel, And Since It’s Necessary, Use Words

Someone I was talking with mentioned “silent evangelism.”  He suggested there was no need to share the message of salvation because his “words speak louder than words.”  His argument was that loving deeds of service point people to a loving … Continue reading

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House Church Planter: A Website Devoted to Training Lutherans to Start House Churches

There is a house church network within the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod that has a goal of enrolling at least 500 LCMS House Church planters by the year 2017.  With this goal in mind, a website called, “House Church … Continue reading

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“Back to the Future: Missionaries of the Past and their Relevance for Canada’s Mission Challenges” with Dr. Glenn Schaeffer

QUEST participants will journey back in time to walk alongside cutting-edge Christian missionary strategists and practitioners. This expedition will take you to the bustling cities of Asia Minor and Greece and over the rugged landscape of Ireland. You will join … Continue reading

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The Goal of Christian Mission: Church Planting

Occasionally, church leaders explain their lack of congregational outreach activity by suggesting that God’s people witness personally within their God-ordained vocations.  One does not doubt or downplay the importance of God’s people witness within their vocation as spouse, parent, neighbour … Continue reading

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Pray for the People of Afghanistan

For the next year, we will be dedicating Sunday posts to praying for countries and peoples around the world. We will be using “Prayer Videos” produced by Operation World to lead us in prayer.  Today, you are encouraged to pray … Continue reading

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Job’s Suite — Michael Card

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A Wonderful Way to Share Christ’s Love in a Public School – Feed the Students Breakfast!

“Thank God the Olive Branch is here!” shouted one of the students when he walked through the doors of John D. Bracco. The Olive Branch, a community faith in Edmonton, is providing a free breakfast for the students at John D. Bracco School during … Continue reading

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