Power Team Members Still in the Game

Wayne KerrStoriesLeave a Comment

Come Holy Spirit, Come, Holy Spirit, Come: Leaning into the Ministry of the Third Person of the Holy Trinity

One of our Power Team members who is continuing to serve God locally and globally in retirement sent this to me recently, “Since the turn of the century three words have characterized retirement in North America: detachment, relaxation and leisure. Detachment depicts the release from responsibilities and obligations of career … Read More

Getting the Junk Out

Dr. Rob ReimerStoriesLeave a Comment

Come Holy Spirit, Come, Holy Spirit, Come: Leaning into the Ministry of the Third Person of the Holy Trinity

I travel a lot. When I start a trip my suitcase is full of nice, neat, clean, folded clothes. By the time I am at the end of my trip everything is dirty, and I just throw it all in the suitcase and lug it back home. Before I venture … Read More

Swept Away in Love

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Come Holy Spirit, Come, Holy Spirit, Come: Leaning into the Ministry of the Third Person of the Holy Trinity

Rafaelito and his growing house church hunkered down as the storm came close. Many from their community sought refuge in their home because they had nowhere else to go. They knew that Irma was approaching. What they didn’t know was that it would hit close to their community as a … Read More

Family Unification Begins

The C&MA in CanadaStoriesLeave a Comment

Come Holy Spirit, Come, Holy Spirit, Come: Leaning into the Ministry of the Third Person of the Holy Trinity

Thanks to the C&MA sponsorship program, two Syrian sisters celebrated their first Mothers Day picnic together after being separated for over six years. Their families were scattered due to the war ravaging their beloved city of Homs. One family found refuge in a camp in Lebanon, while the other made … Read More

We Share Christ. It’s What We Do

Ace & Cecilia CheungStoriesLeave a Comment

Come Holy Spirit, Come, Holy Spirit, Come: Leaning into the Ministry of the Third Person of the Holy Trinity

“We share our food. It’s what we do. We can’t let them go hungry.” The men of the cooperative explained why they had so many loans. The elderly, the homeless, and orphans come under their care. As long as there’s room, Tuaregs welcome family. They themselves were forced into urbanization … Read More

A Door Opened

Bill and Donna DyckStoriesLeave a Comment

Come Holy Spirit, Come, Holy Spirit, Come: Leaning into the Ministry of the Third Person of the Holy Trinity

A group of First Nations people sat on the corner I walked past each day. Their hands were often out in hopes of assistance and I helped them when I could. My desire though was for their community to accept me and I prayed to that end regularly. One day … Read More

The Ministry of Waiting

Kaura-lea DueckStoriesLeave a Comment

Come Holy Spirit, Come, Holy Spirit, Come: Leaning into the Ministry of the Third Person of the Holy Trinity

Learning about sex trafficking stirred my heart with the pain of human suffering and my ambition to seek justice for the oppressed. When I felt called to serve on a newly forming team among the exploited and least-reached in Thailand, there was excitement at the prospect of eventful front-line work. … Read More