Stories, practical resources & thought-provoking articles to help mobilize God's people in Canada to be fruitfully engaged with God, on mission.
We focus a lot on inputting into believers all the discipleship tools we can – and so we should – but sometimes we forget that the purpose is to grow mature disciples who make other disciples.
INPUT and OUTPUT are two simple terms to help local churches journey towards being a ‘missional church’.
Matthew Hiscock shares about the missional practice of pruning. Through pruning methods and practices in his personal & work life, Matthew has seen an impact on his connection with God & within his ministry!
In what ways is my church like an airport terminal? Could my church function as a facilitating enterprise helping me on my journey from A to B?
Ron shares 8 ways that his church is like an airport terminal ...
As a Christian for almost 40 years, I have been taught that the best way to develop mature disciples of Jesus Christ is primarily through Bible-study programs; If people know more, they will act accordingly. Right?
Yet the pandemic, and the subsequent and increasingly divisive behavior of many, have driven me to re-examine that narrative. If our existing discipleship pathway was so effective, why is it that today we see such disunity in the wider church? Why do we see a great dropping off in church attendance and even less regard for Jesus in our communities?
God’s mission is a movement - always has been, always will be. The question is, “Will you join it?"
1.7 million. In these four years from 2021 until 2024, the newly increased goal by Immigration Canada will be the equivalent of Canada’s fourth largest city, after Vancouver and before Calgary. We’re in an unprecedented period of time for our nation. Yes, unprecedented. In 2021 we passed all historic records for immigration, even beating out the highest number during the Great Migration of 1815-1850.
This 26 minute video is both informational and devotional, grounding what’s happening in Canada in the Word of God. This was originally presented by Charles Hermelink of the PAOC’s Mission Canada in the International Office’s weekly staff devotional on Feb. 22, 2022.
Why do we not think or teach about eternal rewards anymore? God created us for mission, and His greatest rewards are attached to that mission!
When our perspectives are influenced by clouded understandings and, sometimes, outright mistruths, we can miss out or even resist God’s plan.
A story of teenagers serving refugee families; A story of new immigrants serving refugees.
A story of Korean youth loving Bhutanese immigrants. And Bhutanese youth loving Afghan immigrants.
Ordinary Christ-followers discipling others through relationship and acts of loving service, empowered by the Holy Spirit.
In April of 2022, both Christians and Muslims are talking about fasting. This year, Lent and Ramadan overlap. Are we connecting the dots?
Ron compares Lent & Ramadan, and shares encouragement about how to love and pray for our Muslims friends during this time.
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