Facing Risk

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By Lois Grant* What does living in places like North Africa mean for our international workers and their supporting churches? Life in a place filled with terrorism, civil unrest, coups, strikes, riots, and break-ins takes its toll on you. The threats, both economic and political, on local believers is draining. … Read More

Business for Transformation

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By Elizabeth* One night, our staff was working late implementing new software to manage business operations. After dinner, Peter and I were on our way to a prayer meeting when traffic became so bad that we decided to give up and head back home. Then the Holy Spirit spoke up: … Read More

A Wool Business

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By Irina* My husband, John*, who was usually talkative, seemed a bit reserved. I could feel there was something going on. Then he blurted it out: “I feel God is asking us to leave our house, our jobs, our life here, and go overseas.” You can imagine his fear of … Read More

When Walls Break

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This story was written by International Worker, Katie. I was just sending a message to a friend to check on plans for the next day when I heard my housemate, Chelsey’s, voice: “The water is in the house!” What?! I dashed over to look. Murky water was lapping over the … Read More

Call for Nomination Papers for the Position of District Superintendent of The Canadian Pacific District of The Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada (C&MA)

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Canadian Pacific District

The Committee on Nominations for the 2021 District Conference of The Canadian Pacific District (May 18-19, 2021) is prepared to receive Nomination Papers from candidates who wish to be considered for nomination to the position of District Superintendent. The CPD is a complex, diverse family of 82 churches and ministries, … Read More

Community Impact through Emergency Aid

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Paul and Chantelle, and Bob and Karin, along with the rest of the team in their region were involved in an emergency aid program in response to COVID-19 for Rohingya refugees from March 2020 – June 2020. A story about their experience can be found here: A Different Kind of … Read More

National Statement on Racism

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We are shocked and saddened by recent events and headlines, both in the US and Canada. We acknowledge that racial injustice continues today in Canada for Black Canadians, Indigenous people, and many other persons of colour. Racism is a denial of God’s image in every human being (Gen 1:27), and … Read More

In Good Times and in Times of Adversity

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Please note: This story relates to COVID-19 and death. It was 2014 in Spain when we met a dear family, Allan and Maria and kids. Allan is a Spanish History teacher and his wife, a nurse, serving in a hospital. We enjoyed our friendship for several years. Every New Year’s … Read More

Facebook Livestreaming Guide

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As churches close their doors to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many will be moving online. For some churches, this is something that they are familiar with, and for others this is an opportunity to learn something new. This guide is intended to help churches setup a livestream broadcast using … Read More

National Ministry Centre Temporarily Closed

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Due to the rapid increase in the incidents of COVID-19 across the country and especially here in Ontario, the staff members at the National Ministry Centre (NMC) of The Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada are working remotely until further notice. This action has been taken in response to current … Read More