A Wool Business

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By Irina* My husband, John*, who was usually talkative, seemed a bit reserved. I could feel there was something going on. Then he blurted it out: “I feel God is asking us to leave our house, our jobs, our life here, and go overseas.” You can imagine his fear of … Read More

Community Little Library and Pantry

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A principle I was taught in seminary was to not reinvent the wheel; instead, be observant, learn from those before you, and build on their success. A few years ago, when I discovered the Little Free Library, I paid attention. Here’s what they write on their website “Little Free Library … Read More

A Vision of the Good Shepherd and His Sheep

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The initial changes and stresses of COVID-19 isolation evoked various emotions in me, including fear, grief, anger, and frustration. As I adjusted to my virtual ministry and intensified home-life I began to feel a deep numbness and weariness in my body and soul, so I decided to spend a day … Read More

Alliance Connection 2020 is Here!

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Four Alliance Connection magazines are fanned out

Read and download Alliance Connection 2020 here. These stories have been woven together while our team worked from home. The Alliance is taking COVID-19 seriously, not because we’re afraid or lacking faith, but because we are following the example of Christ by loving our neighbours and considering others more important … Read More

Delivering Backpacks

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A smiling group of kids holding backapcks

On a recent Tuesday afternoon, the Brave Heart team set out on the 11-hour drive to Jalisco in a white truck that had its box full of school supplies thanks to generous donations to the Alliance Justice and Compassion catalogue. The next morning, at the Christian Huichol community, they worked together with youth from the community for three hours to put together … Read More

When Walls Break

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A front door that is flooded

This story was written by International Worker, Katie. I was just sending a message to a friend to check on plans for the next day when I heard my housemate, Chelsey’s, voice: “The water is in the house!” What?! I dashed over to look. Murky water was lapping over the … Read More

God is Singing Over You

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A field of sunflowers with the sun setting behind it.

Over the summer, Agnes and I began watching The Chosen, a television series on the life of Jesus. The reactions and expressions depicted by the actor playing Jesus are so raw and vulnerable that I found myself feeling a little uncomfortable. This is one of the most vivid portrayals of … Read More

Journal Entries from an International Worker

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A journal lies open on a table

I have been involved in many disaster relief efforts, but none compares to the “human induced” disaster from last year. It takes your breath away and rips your heart out to see what humans can do to humans. September 23, 2019: In a nearby highland town, after weeks of build-up, local rioters went … Read More

Defend Dignity’s REVEAL Webinars

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Reveal Conference

Defend Dignity is hosting REVEAL webinars: a series of four free online webinars to teach about our sexually exploitative and pornified culture along with practical ways to respond. At these webinars, participants will learn about the harms of pornography and how to protect their family from its dangers. The first … Read More

Call for Nomination Papers for the Position of District Superintendent of The Canadian Pacific District of The Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada (C&MA)

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The Committee on Nominations for the 2021 District Conference of The Canadian Pacific District (May 18-19, 2021) is prepared to receive Nomination Papers from candidates who wish to be considered for nomination to the position of District Superintendent. The CPD is a complex, diverse family of 82 churches and ministries, … Read More