Re-imagining General Assembly – A Meeting of Members

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Zoom Meeting on a laptop with a cup of coffee next to the computer.

God the Holy Spirit is always at work. Across Canada and around the world Jesus is still building His Church even though usual ways of meeting and ministering are curtailed. Every other year Alliance people gather at General Assembly (GA) to worship and listen to Jesus, enjoy fellowship with each … Read More

Remembering Ravi Zacharias

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Ravi Zacharias, who passed into the presence of Jesus on May 19, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer, will be remembered with gratitude, especially for his contributions to apologetics. To learn more about Ravi’s life and ministry, read the thoughtful memoir written by the Alliance US located here.

Comfort in Friendship

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I got a text one Saturday night from the leader of the dorm saying, “Ravy’s mom died today.” Ravy is one of the young people at the Student Residence & Discipling Centre (SR&DC). Her mother had previously suffered a stroke but had been living at home. Although night travel is … Read More

Self-Quarantine or Quarantine Self?

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Rolls of toilet paper.

I was recently on a massive conference call with over 2000 Christian leaders across Canada. People shared words of wisdom and revelation providing great inspiration and hope. During this time, one Christian leader stated, “I believe God is calling His church to not just self-quarantine but to quarantine self in … Read More

Psalm of Spice

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I love the Psalms. They are real, personal, heartfelt, and include so many emotions. COVID-19 has been a bit of a roller coaster ride. I have mixed feelings about roller coasters, and I have mixed emotions about the situation we are in.  The ‘we’ is important because all of us … 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

Experiencing Peace

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A headset and a laptop

On a typical Monday evening we would be headed to our language exchange group. This is where we can practice our Spanish, and Spanish speakers can practice their English. We often play word games, or the leader of the evening will ask a specific question that everyone takes a turn … Read More

It was Totally Worth It!

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Through our church planting project in Bergen, we got to know Tony, an exchange student from Hong Kong. Being a natural leader, he brought a group of friends to our home for hearty meals and Bible studies. It was then we realized that all these young people grew up in … Read More

A Different Kind of Frontline Work

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They come early, eager to see if their names are on the list, eager to see that the food has arrived. They line up and take a handful of hand sanitizer, pass their UNHCR refugee cards over the desk for us to verify, and receive a small cash allowance for … Read More