Stepping into the New

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As longtime leaders within Cobourg Alliance Church, Ray and Trina Jones are not unfamiliar with the connection between deeper life and missions. Recently, they began to wonder what it would look like to share the gospel in a new way in their area. Northumberland County, east of Toronto in Central … Read More

What Are We Leaving Behind?

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The kids have grown and left the roost, it was time to complete my theology degree. As I was going through all the options, I sensed Pathways was where God wanted me to be. Right from the beginning, I was able to re-engage in my studies with a deeper passion … Read More

Estate Planning

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We know that life is busy, and time is precious but we also know that planning for your Will and Estate is something that everyone needs to do. It is one of those things that most of us have thought about but many of us haven’t yet done. Our partners at Advisors … Read More

Do It!

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“Just Do It,” the slogan coined by the shoe company Nike, is not just a catchy and memorable phrase. The words also form a compelling call to action: don’t overthink, don’t overanalyze—take a risk and do it!  The Bible is filled with “just do it” moments:    Noah built an ark, just as God commanded him, and God delivered humanity and all the wild animals and livestock in the ark from a catastrophic deluge (Genesis 6-8). Just do … Read More

An Unforgettable Test Drive

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Cautious and calculated was my posture going into the Soul Care Conference recently hosted here at Vernon Alliance Church. I had used the words “test drive” to describe what we were going to be doing. As the registration numbers rolled to about 270 people, it felt a little bit more … Read More

The Gift of Truth

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At the invitation of a friend, Pilgrim became a regular and keen attendee of a Bible storying group in Niger, West Africa. He’d been attending for several weeks when he asked me one day to pray for his wife, Esther, who was pregnant. He went on to tell me that … Read More

New and Emerging Faith Communities in Canada

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The C&MA has formed New Ventures (NV) Teams in each province to facilitate a learning and growing environment for these emerging leaders and communities as they listen and respond to what Jesus has called them to be and become; the goal is to support and multiply new Christ communities across … Read More

Envision Summit

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Envision Summit is an annual gathering of young leaders from across the Alliance family, coming together to worship, to learn, and to wrestle through hard topics. In 2018, Summit took place in Vancouver where we dove into the topics of local and global missions, as well as a time of … Read More

An Urban Church Meets a Rural Bedroom Community

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In the early part of the 20th century, one of the greatest minds humanity would ever know was wrestling with a problem. Albert Einstein was trying to determine how to reconcile two of the greatest forces in the universe, gravity and electromagnetism. This pursuit was called the “Unified Field Theory” … Read More