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An In-between Time

December 1, 2022 | 3 minute read

Joanne Beach
Disappointed, disillusioned, grieving, and perhaps undergoing a crisis of faith in the one they thought would bring redemption to their people. This is probably the experience of the two disciples we read about in Luke 24. They are on a seven-mile walk to Emmaus, discussing the astounding events they experienced…
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The Global Advance Fund at work in Canada

December 1, 2022 | 3 minute read

The Alliance Canada
Support new leaders and new churches in Canada. Two of the most important things we can focus on in the coming years is new leaders and new churches. The Global Advance Fund supports the development of both in significant ways. When you support the Global Advance Fund, you’re supporting a…
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Plant 80 churches in South Asia

November 24, 2022 | 3 minute read

The Alliance Canada
Plant 80 churches in South Asia in five years A quarter of the world’s population lives in South Asia and 94% are considered unreached with the Gospel—that’s 1.7 billion people. $50,000. That’s all it takes to train 16 local leaders to become church planters who will plant five churches in…
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An Indigenous Reflection

November 24, 2022 | 3 minute read

Howard Jolly
I remember my mom telling my sister and me a scary bedtime story on a camping trip as a child. The story had suspense and mystery—it was captivating. It felt like the villain in the story, an addoosh  (a Cree word for a person who has become a cannibal), was lurking…
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Owen Sound Alliance Church’s Harvest for Hunger

November 21, 2022 | 3 minute read

The Alliance Canada
The Alliance has been a founding member of the Canada Foodgrains Bank since 1983. Canada Foodgrains partners with the Canadian government to provide a Christian response to world hunger. Owen Sound Alliance Church hosts an annual Family Fun Day at the Farm community event to sponsor Harvest for Hunger campaigns. This year’s…
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The Road Most Travelled

November 17, 2022 | 3 minute read

Keith Taylor
Where do you turn when life gets too difficult? Do you try to find a means of escape? Do you go somewhere to avoid the frustration and disappointment while you try to make sense of it all?   I wonder if that was the case on the road to Emmaus.…
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Cultivating A Love for Rural Canada in Dauphin, MB

May 10, 2022 | 3 minute read

Bethany Mortelliti
Oftentimes, when we think about bringing the church to new places, the appeal of planting in a busy city center that reaches lots of people comes to mind. So, rural places like Dauphin, Manitoba, with a population of about 8,500, are rarely considered sites for exciting new expressions of church.…
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The International Church and Ministry to the Rohingya: Part Eight

April 29, 2022 | 3 minute read

Bob and Karin
In April 2018, a C&MA couple came for a site visit; they wanted to talk and pray together about the possibility of joining us. We were excited when they were officially appointed to join us. Our new team members and their family arrived on July 28, 2018. They spent their…
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The International Church and Ministry to the Rohingya: Part Seven

April 22, 2022 | 3 minute read

Bob and Karin
In early 2017, I formally requested our supervisors with The Alliance Canada to consider having another family come to join us in our work here. This would become the first step in building a formal Rohingya team from The Alliance Canada. In the fall, we began classes again in both…
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The International Church and Ministry to the Rohingya: Part Six

April 15, 2022 | 3 minute read

Bob and Karin
In March of 2016, we entered into a time of prayer and discernment. Seeking God’s direction, a new core team explored how the Learning Centre could expand its reach. The team included a young couple from the UK, a couple from the Nazarene Church, two YWAM staff, and myself. The…
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