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Passing Faith to the Next Generations: Miriam Charter

December 2, 2021 | 5 minute read

The Alliance Canada
A Prophetic Word (December 1983) From my perch in the little café on the town square, Piata Unirii, I watch people shuffle past clutching cheap burlap carry-bags, probably hoping to find bread in the shops. I was there as instructed on the itinerary I had memorized and then flushed down…
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Out of Season

November 29, 2021 | 5 minute read

Keryn
I went for a run on a nice spring day. An hour later I found myself in a place and situation I really did not want to be in. While on my run, I suddenly had a severe allergic reaction and within minutes I was on the ground in distress.…
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From War to Earthquakes: God Led and Protected John and Penny Hall

November 26, 2021 | 5 minute read

The Alliance Canada
In 1974 when we were living in Pleiku in the central highlands of Viet Nam, there were many attacks on the villages in the area, particularly between Pleiku and the Cambodian border. As a result, the South Vietnamese government began evacuating people from the villages under threat and moving them…
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Greenhouse: Leader Cultivation

November 22, 2021 | 5 minute read

Frances Kim
Envision began with the vision and purpose to identify, equip, and launch a new generation of Alliance leaders. Throughout COVID-19, our team was faced with the reality that a major shift was needed. We were no longer able to facilitate missional engagements or gather for our annual Summit in the…
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BC Flood Relief

November 19, 2021 | 5 minute read

Eric Crow
Join us in praying for the people who have been impacted by the flooding in BC. Pray for families who have lost their homes. Pray for people who are working on making roads accessible again. Pray for businesses that have been swept away. Pray for the farmers who have lost…
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First Wave to Russia: Doug and Julie Tiessen

November 18, 2021 | 5 minute read

The Alliance Canada
The Berlin Wall was torn down, and the Soviet Union was opening up. Doug and I, married and both students at Canadian Theological Seminary, felt strongly that The Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA) should respond (we were both members and Doug’s dad had been an Alliance pastor). Dr. Arnold Cook,…
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Sore Knuckles

November 15, 2021 | 5 minute read

Nathan Weselake
A few times every year, Prairie Alliance Church (PAC) takes a week, or month, and prays 24/7 for Jesus to open specific doors. One of those prayers was for reconciliation. The door hadn’t opened yet, but we were persistent with our knocking—praying together for over ten years. This persistence is…
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Follow Me: Murray and Michelle Derksen

November 11, 2021 | 5 minute read

The Alliance Canada
Cristina and her husband were our neighbours in Guadalajara; they lived on the corner of the next block, on our way to the preschool our boys attended. Many days we would stop and talk coming or going from school. Over time we became friends. Her husband had served in the…
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Opening New Doors

November 9, 2021 | 5 minute read

Bryce Ashlin-Mayo
One of the many advantages of being the oldest child is knowing how certain technology works before your siblings, and exploiting that advantage. For example, I convinced one of my younger brothers that the automatic door at the grocery store opened by voice command. Now you have to understand that…
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Passing on the Legacy of my Heritage: Gaileen Warden

November 4, 2021 | 5 minute read

The Alliance Canada
My goal in life was to become a missionary, a goal I had since I was eleven years old. I had dedicated my life to the Lord at a missions week at an Alliance church in Burnaby, British Columbia. Coming from a missionary family, we had been instructed in God’s…
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