Churches Get Creative During COVID-19

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Churches thrive on fellowship. It’s one of the things that we do best. Every week we meet; in youth groups, small groups, coffee breaks, children’s programs, and more. So what happens when churches need to close their doors? How can we find ways to truly be the Church when in-person … Read More

Jesus is the Gospel

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We have all heard the critique, “He cannot see the forest for the trees!” It is not that trees are bad; in fact, they can be beautiful. It is just that if someone’s view is too narrow, they may miss either what they ought to see or, at least, miss … Read More

Facebook Livestreaming Guide

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As churches close their doors to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many will be moving online. For some churches, this is something that they are familiar with, and for others this is an opportunity to learn something new. This guide is intended to help churches setup a livestream broadcast using … Read More

National Ministry Centre Temporarily Closed

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Due to the rapid increase in the incidents of COVID-19 across the country and especially here in Ontario, the staff members at the National Ministry Centre (NMC) of The Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada are working remotely until further notice. This action has been taken in response to current … Read More

Launching a Generation of Missional Innovators

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Imagine 80 diverse young adults from across Canada, coming together in Montreal for a one-week leadership gathering, all wondering the same thing: “How can God use me for His Kingdom? How can I be on mission for Him?” The annual Envision Summit is a unique space that provides leadership development … Read More

COVID-19 Update

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As COVID-19 continues to impact the world, we must navigate how to respond during this difficult time. This guide is intended to be enacted in strategic partnership with whatever provincial, federal, and international guidelines, directions, and regulations are in place in during the COVID-19 outbreak. In addition, being committed to … Read More

Love Always Trusts

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Right before sharing time, she crossed the room, took off her hijab, and tied it around another girl’s head. “It’s so warm in here,” her friend commented. The theme of the day was “Love always trusts.” Yes, we were all growing in relational trust. The next thing I knew, I … Read More

God’s Work in the Mundane

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The weekly routine of children’s ministry can be very demanding. It involves many behind the scenes tasks to be completed every week to ensure Sunday mornings run smoothly and effectively, for the children and volunteers. This work can be mundane and feel superfluous, seeming to have no real “Kingdom value.” … Read More