The Honourable Work of a Teacher

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An apple sits on a pile of books on a desk.

*Names changed to protect their identity  Teaching English is an amazing way to invest in people’s lives. The role of a teacher is one of high honour in many cultures, and teachers are expected to not only pass on knowledge to their students but also to teach them how to … Read More

The Fourfold Gospel

Eric CrowNews1 Comment

What is the “fourfold Gospel?” The term fourfold Gospel describes the historic emphasis of The Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada (C&MA) on the person of Jesus Christ. These characteristics of Jesus and His ministry are what defined the C&MA more than 100 years ago, and they continue to lay … Read More

Financial Stewardship

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A stethoscope and some other nurse supplies sit on a table.

I want to help spread the love of Christ but how do I do that with only a Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF)? Growing up in Europe and moving to Canada as a young child, I always had an affinity for exploring other cultures. When God opened the door for … Read More

Goûter l’arc-en-ciel | Taste the Rainbow

Lorilee JespersenStories1 Comment

A rainbow is painted in the window of a brick building

Tandis que nous nous préparions à la Conférence du district 2019, l’équipe du District Saint-Laurent a senti que le Seigneur l’exhortait à prendre le temps de confesser ensemble ses péchés comme on l’avait fait lors de l’Assemblée générale antérieure, mais surtout par rapport au Québec et aux réalités d’ici. Un … Read More

What does “Marketplace” mean?

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“Words create worlds.”   I unpack this phrase every time I facilitate a group because during a discussion it will become evident that what one person assumes about a word, is not the same as another. A person’s history and experience will colour their perception of a word or concept and alter the meaning.   Let’s unpack this word Marketplace. The Alliance is using this word to describe an added … Read More

Celebrating Ramadan

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An overview of a middle eastern city

At the beginning of Ramadan, the 30 days of fasting for our Muslim friends, we woke up to a flurry of text messages from our friends in North Africa. Although they knew us as Jesus followers, they wished us a ‘Ramadan Kareem’ (a generous Ramadan) because we were good friends … Read More

The Marketplace – Fuel for Limitless Sending 

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This article is by Larry McCrary, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Upstream Collective and was originally published on their blog.   Although this article specifically references “business people”, we encourage you to read this in context of any professional who obtains a job with an employer overseas.  Harv Matchullis, Marketplace Facilitator, C&MA Canada  Limitless sending … Read More

Sex, Poverty, Garbage, and You

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A dump landfill

Sex – Karina’s Story Karina came to us, by order of a judge, when she was 15 years old. She was impregnated by her mother’s boyfriend. The family had moved into the boyfriend’s home when Karina was 12. He gave Karina extra attention and gifts right from the beginning. It … Read More

A Normal Worth Longing For

David HearnMomentum4 Comments

A man is sitting on a stool in front of a blue door playing a trumpet.

One of the questions that is at the front of everyone’s mind these days is, “When will things go back to normal?” We are experiencing a second wave of COVID-19 and many parts of Canada are returning to restrictions previously lifted. The longer the pandemic persists the more COVID cracks … Read More

Come Holy Spirit Come

Chris SmithStories2 Comments

A blue background with white lettering that reads "Come Holy Spirit Come"

These three words are repeated six times every single Sunday in my congregation as the congregational response to the communion liturgy. We pray them in earnest that the third person of the Godhead would make His presence known in our gathering and would mediate to us the elements of the … Read More