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Help a Family in Need

Lon and Amanda Vining have been in full time Christian service their entire adult lives ministering to people from Africa to Canada and all points in between. 213 more words


So Little, So Much

One of the first impressions upon entering Swan 4 Laundry is boy, these people must work hard. Washers rumble away in the back and the floor is strewn with baskets of clothes. 592 more words


Local Compassion

Target Audience: Evangelical Christians

I attend a church just west of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The size or denomination of the church does not matter. What matters is the vision shift that has taken place in churches, like the one I attend, over the past twenty or thirty years. 1,315 more words

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Lord of the Rings

It was one of those slow afternoons in July, when there wasn’t much cleaning that needed doing, that the two maids and I for some reason got started looking at jewelry online. 619 more words


More Than A Song: Why Picking Fruit On Sunday Is Worship

Do you remember the song ‘Heart of Worship’ by Matt Redman?

I know. I know. Bringing up a song from 1998 dates oneself. But do you remember it? 662 more words

Joel's Blog

The Persistence of Flowers (Notes on Awakening)

Showing this work in progress is no simple matter. All manner of consideration looms up at me and yet underlying, there is a simplicity that I want to cultivate and grow before I no longer have this body. 821 more words

All That Glitters

My Christmas gift to Nui almost did not happen. Back in early October, she had cornered me and asked for five thousand baht (around $150) to purchase a gold necklace. 486 more words