Category Archives: City Transformation

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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The League of Super Kindness

I love this initiative that Dave Carrol in Brantford, Ontario has been working on.  We need more of these creative, crowd-catching, impacting efforts.  The atmosphere of festival is a perfect environment for believers to share the good news about Jesus.  … Continue reading

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New Monastics Share Community, Offer Hope

Here’s a great article that was recently in USA Today New monastics share community, offer hope By Caty Hirst, The Tennessean They aren’t a commune, but they live in community. They are motivated by faith, but they attend different churches. … Continue reading

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Praying for Canada’s Cities – Montreal

I had lunch today with Daria and Matt Nardozza as they begin their cross-country tour on behalf of 24-7 Prayer Canada.  They interviewed Mike Miedema and myself about how to pray for Ottawa.  That video should be up soon. Here … Continue reading

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“Refresh 2011″ is less than a month away.

If you are in the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) they are getting ready to “Refresh”.   This year the target neighbourhoods are Driftwood and St. Jamestown.  Last year they repainted 78 homes in the Shoreham Court community with 200 volunteers.  This year … 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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Community Dinners by Cherie White

If anyone can talk about “Incarnational” living it is Aaron & Cherie White who are part of the 614 Community in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver.  They also lead a 24-7 Prayer “Boiler Room”.  Every weekday they have a community … Continue reading

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Missional: Joining God in the Neighbourhood – Alan Roxburgh

I remember hearing Alan Roxburgh speak back in the late 80’s when he was pastoring a re-planted congregation at Danforth Baptist Church in Toronto’s east end.  He made all of us think in new ways about what it meant to … Continue reading

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24-7 Canadian Cities Tour

Daria and Matt may be coming to your city.  The 24-7 Prayer tour across Canada this summer wants to know how to pray for your city. This video below gives you all the details. (Watch to the end) It begins with some … Continue reading

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The Loving Presence of a People of Prayer – Jill Weber

DTES – The Downtown East Side in the city of Vancouver, B.C. is probably the most challenging neighbourhood in all of Canada.  A good place for a House of Prayer.  Read this article about Jill Weber’s recent visit to the … Continue reading

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