Category Archives: City Church

Movement Day – 2011 in NYC

We heard wonderful things about Movement Day in 2010 in New York City.  This year I know of representatives who are planning to attend from Toronto, Ottawa, Kingston and Montreal.  Although it is only a one-day event, the experience is … Continue reading

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Unity Service in Sherbrooke, QC

This morning in Sherbrooke, Quebec the English-language congregations gathered for their second unity service this year.  Since we were in the area, some of us from the House of Prayer Consult joined with hundreds of others at the theatre in … Continue reading

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Transformation Conference July 7-9 in Newark, NJ.

Ed Silvoso was with us in Ottawa about a month ago.  Today Gerry Organ from One Way Ministries hosted a follow-up meeting with about 20 business and congregational leaders.  We are excited about the new synergies and the new vision to … Continue reading

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Kingston Day of Prayer

I love what the city leadership team, (the Kingston Transformation Network) in Kingston, Ontario is doing these days.  They just came off a great weekend of learning and thinking together about Human Trafficking.  Now they are headed for a “Kingston Day … Continue reading

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What’s an Urban Monastic? – Jim Tice

It’s great to see some really good prayer being stirred up in Guelph, Ontario.  Jim Tice is working on a 24-7 prayer effort in that south-western city, an hour and a half west of Toronto.  Here’s something from his most recent blog … Continue reading

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Some Great Missional Thinking from Dave Harder

Here’s some great quotes from Dave Harder who leads a missional congregation here in Ottawa called The Journey.  He also leads the Missional Track of Mission Ottawa and he is always pushing us in the right direction. “Whenever someone (in … Continue reading

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Providence Point

I had never been to Lanark, Ontario until this week.  It’s a very small town an hour to the west of Ottawa which used to be known for its wool mills.  We are here at a fairly new retreat centre … Continue reading

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Leadership Summit with Glenn Smith

Today I head off to the annual Leadership Summit for Mission Ottawa.  This year the emphasis will be more on serious strategic thinking about how we can make an impact on the nation’s capital in the years ahead.  For that … Continue reading

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Relational Unity is Foundational

Unity is essentially an organic, not an organizational matter.  We must be one because the triune God is one. As Rex Koivisto writes, “The unity of the one Church is at root a relational unity of love.  This is where … Continue reading

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Crieff Hills Community

  Over the next couple of days I will be near Guelph, Ontario facilitating a leaders’ prayer summit for the “Love Hamilton” leaders network.  The setting is Crieff Hills Community, a retreat centre that we have been visiting for 30 … Continue reading

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