Love and Joy in the Spirit

Monday, May 1, 2017

“It’s all about love.” This was the message of PK, one of the leaders of the work among the Khmu, on the final night of The Church on…

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Mission is our prayer

Monday, May 1, 2017

As I looked upon the 230 people from at least 35 countries (and more cultures) who attended the ICOMB consultation on mission and prayer, I was excited and hopeful about what God wanted to say to us. But I also had a burden about a few things. Both elements were active in my presentation.

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Prayer permeated

Friday, October 21, 2016

A summer student reflects Through a project focused on Mennonite Brethren and Indigenous peoples, I discovered that Mennonites played a significant role in creating the issues facing Indigenous…

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Places – and personalities – for prayer

Saturday, August 20, 2016

An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World
Brian C. Stiller

Over the past few years, I have observed a growing desire to pray for global mission. It is exciting to see God’s people respond to the call to pray for people and countries that have little or no expression of Christianity.

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Fun in the sun

Friday, July 1, 2016

Pray for camp

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Prayer Journey

Friday, January 1, 2016

Runners and walkers line up in Hamilton, Ont., for a 10 km route. PHOTO: Martha Marris Joggers pray through high-needs neighbourhoods Four countries, $14,000, 1,760 km: that’s how…

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In search of sexual purity

Friday, October 16, 2015

The men’s prayer meeting had barely begun when he lay his head on the table and said, “I just can’t win over pornography.” I now know that many…

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Prayer: Who answers whom?

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Everywhere I’ve lived and travelled, Christians and congregations pray. Yet many Christians tell me they struggle to pray. That prompts me to ask: Why do Christians pray? Do…

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When God evicts you from one house, he opens another

Sunday, July 5, 2015

When Dennis and Mistin Wilkinson moved to Vancouver’s West End to plant Meta Community five years ago, they knew finding their family of six a place to live…

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When the answers aren’t what we expect

Friday, May 1, 2015

“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16–18 As the people of God rallied…

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Pray with us

Friday, May 1, 2015

Praise and Prayer Follow @CdnMBpray for daily prayer prompts and visit www.mennonitebrethren.ca for an inspirational story each month. “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16–17 The…

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The littlest missionary

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Chris Stevens’ daughter is a missionary. No, she hasn’t travelled to far-off Africa to build churches. But she willingly shares the good news of Jesus with friends and…

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FIFA Women’s World Cup: Calling all prayer warriors!

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Sophie Schmidt of King Road MB Church, Abbotsford, B.C, has been a quiet Christian presence on the Canadian Women’s National soccer team for 10 years. Her mother Cornelia has been an outspoken evangelist on short-term mission trips around the world for 15.

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AVOCAT 2015

Friday, March 20, 2015

AVOCAT 2015 – March 20-21 in Kitchener, Ont. Avocat is a weekend retreat for Christ followers who desire to learn and practice intercessory prayer. Most of us believe…

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Why Lent, why Now?

Sunday, February 1, 2015

There were certain traditions in my Mennonite Brethren upbringing; Lent wasn’t one of them. So why Lent, and why now? I’ve wrestled with this. Here’s my answer: my…

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