I’ve had many conversations with leaders across sectors this new year. Regardless of industry, they consistently cite workload challenges as a significant hurdle to their long-term well-being, and the research backs this sentiment up. This article will discuss aspects of workload leaders can discern, change and control for a more sustainable workload.
Life & Faith
Karen West is Pastor Emeritus at WMB church in Waterloo, Ontario. She is also the PFLT representative for Ontario on the NFLT.
For the month of March, our prayer focus is for the Holy Spirit to fill us with Joy! This is the second quality in the fruit of the Spirit list we find in Galatians 5. The biblical concept of joy, as expressed through the Hebrew word simchah and the Greek word chara, involves something more than the quest for ‘happiness’, which our secular world calls us to pursue.
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Columbia Bible College Students Find Snow in Paradise on MDS Service Trip
“Everyone on our team would agree that it was a very good week and felt good about contributing to the rebuilding of this hard-hit community”
Sandi Reutlinger is the senior pastor at River of Life Community Church in Blind Bay, BC. She has served in ministry there for over 16 years. She also serves on the Executive Committee for the British Columbia Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches.
Our February prayer focus is on prayers for the Holy Spirit to fill us with Love (Agape). This is the first quality in the fruit of the Spirit list we find in Galatians 5.
Emily Loewen, Marketing and Communications manager for MCC Canada, visited MCC programs and recipients in western Ukraine in December. She records her impressions and photos in this article.
There are plenty of other reputable mission agencies that operate in Canada and around the world that I or any of the other FOCUS participants could have applied for. So why did we choose FOCUS?
In the final installment of this series, my intent is to carefully distinguish Christian patience from merely acting slowly. While
haste is often reckless and even dangerous, Christians are called to an urgent patience that expresses trust in God and seeks to embody patience at a faithful pace, which sometimes calls for waiting and other times for quick (not unnecessarily hasty) action that is itself shaped by patience.
“There is a time for everything and a season for every activity under the Heavens.” – Ecclesiastes 3:1 NIV
Our 2023 prayer focus is on the theme of “Holy Spirit—Fill Us!” and will involve prayers for God’s filling us with the Holy Spirit so that we can participate in God’s mission in the world. Please join the Canadian MB family as we pray.
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The baking itself is always really fun. We come together, listen to Christmas music and start the process. We have different kinds of flavours for the cookies, but even more important are the shapes.
Warning: The following article could discourage a cute, comfortable, and romanticized view of Christmas.