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Encounters with God: Craig and Mora Bundy

May 17, 2021 | 2 minute read

The Alliance Canada
A year of grad-level mission studies was required before deployment, and preferably a master’s degree. So, a week after our wedding, we headed to Trinity Evangelical Divinity School near Chicago. During our three-day honeymoon, we made a decision that continues to affect our lives fifty years later. We were confident…
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Encounters with God: Craig and Mora Bundy

May 6, 2021 | 2 minute read

The Alliance Canada
I graduated from high school in 1965, when the war in Vietnam was ramping up. All male students in my class had to register for the military draft (conscription). Since I liked the water, I naively decided to join the navy rather than the army. I went to the recruiting…
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Following His Will Is So Worth It: Anne Stephens

April 29, 2021 | 2 minute read

The Alliance Canada
When I arrived, one of the first Zairians I met was the president of the Alliance, Rev. Kuvuna. He asked me if I was ready to love this country, its people, and its language. His question was one I will never forget. My first term at the hospital in Kinkonzi…
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From the Prairies to Peru: Donald and Faith Scarrow

April 22, 2021 | 2 minute read

The Alliance Canada
For the first 15 years of our missionary service, we lived in a provincial centre in the Peruvian Andes. Telephone communication over the nearly 200-mile single wire circuit to Lima was difficult and sometimes impossible. Radio played an essential part in our ability to have contact with our field headquarters…
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Miracles in Ministry: Don and Elma Dirks

April 15, 2021 | 2 minute read

The Alliance Canada
Another time in prayer at the Bible school, I asked the students to pray for five days to discern God’s choice regarding where to go with the revival message. They were not to discuss it with anyone else, then write the option on a piece of paper and put it…
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Miracles in Ministry: Don and Elma Dirks

April 8, 2021 | 2 minute read

The Alliance Canada
When we returned to Gabon in 1967, we took over the Bible school, changing the teaching language from the local language to French. The first year Elma and I were the only teachers at this Bible Institute, with more missionaries coming to help the second year. In 1968, we had…
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Update from NorthWind, a New Venture partnership in Northern Ontario

March 9, 2021 | 2 minute read

Bethany Mortelliti
New Ventures has partnered with NorthWind Family Ministries in their effort to reach out in the name of Jesus to Indigenous people in Northern Ontario, namely the Nishnawbe Aski Nation. This group is made up of 49 communities, 35 of which are fly-in. A few years ago, leaders Bera and…
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Reaching the Nations in Canada

March 2, 2021 | 2 minute read

Bethany Mortelliti
Though COVID-19 has prevented in-person gatherings, God has reminded us that He can still get into places we cannot access in person! Check out this encouraging story from a couple of New Venture leaders (names removed for privacy purposes). Since COVID-19 hit, we’ve been limited in our ministry just like…
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Relief in Niger

February 26, 2021 | 2 minute read

The Alliance Canada
Through funds given from Alliance Justice and Compassion, the team in Niger was able to provide support to families who experienced loss after major flooding. The team was able to purchase two packages of seeds for each of the 50 families that were affected by the flooding. They purchased a…
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The Importance of the Call

February 25, 2021 | 2 minute read

Deborah Reeve
We are on to the next big adventure: the Call to Paris, France! As appointed international workers, we are tasked with building an English speaking international church in partnership with a thriving French speaking international church. Our departure has been delayed due to COVID-19 so we have started learning French…
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