Community Impact through Emergency Aid

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Paul and Chantelle, and Bob and Karin, along with the rest of the team in their region were involved in an emergency aid program in response to COVID-19 for Rohingya refugees from March 2020 – June 2020. A story about their experience can be found here: A Different Kind of … Read More

Frame of Mind

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A recent CTV newscast during which the hosts profiled a teacher who was seeking to help her students deal with COVID-19 really inspired me. The teacher began by describing her desire to share a song she had composed that was intended to express what so many of us are feeling. … Read More

Combatting Malnutrition in Venezuela

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Many people in Venezuela are battling malnutrition and health problems due to increased unemployment rates, as well as the increasing inflation affecting everyone. COVID-19 has multiplied the need, and we are thankful to be involved in a project that is helping with the nutritional needs of families of twelve of … Read More

72 Hours of Prayer

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International Worker, Maida Anderson attends a small Alliance church on the outskirts of Madrid, Spain. Carlos*, a man in their congregation, was stricken with COVID-19 and ended up in ICU. In late April, the doctors called Carlo’s wife to say that they didn’t think he would make it through the … Read More

The God of Mercy

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…his compassions never fail. (Lam 3:22) In the last few weeks, I have been extremely busy with the Speech Therapy Clinic. My first patients came with issues that were new-to-me which left me researching, reading, and learning late into the nights (and on weekends), while continuing to wake up early … Read More

Entrusting in Faith

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An elevator button with the fourth floor.

“How are you doing?” I asked, feeling a bit guilty because I didn’t know the answer. It had been too long since we were together, and I had been absorbed with other things. The reply came: “I’m like a bomb!” (this is an expression which is kind of like saying, … Read More

National Statement on Racism

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We are shocked and saddened by recent events and headlines, both in the US and Canada. We acknowledge that racial injustice continues today in Canada for Black Canadians, Indigenous people, and many other persons of colour. Racism is a denial of God’s image in every human being (Gen 1:27), and … Read More

Joy Awaits Behind Bars

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A silhoutte of leaves and a fence.

It felt incredibly strange. I was visiting my mom at the seniors’ home where she lives, but I was not allowed to touch her or even get within 2 metres of her. The kind worker brought her into an open courtyard surrounded by a tall fence made of iron bars. … Read More

Remembering Ravi Zacharias

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Ravi Zacharias is standing with his hands open

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.

Re-imagining General Assembly – A Meeting of Members

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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