Monthly Archives: February 2011

God is on the Move in the Maritimes

  Having spent the last 4 days down East, I am full of encouragement.  Wherever our team went we heard amazing stories of new life, new beginnings and breakthrough.   I think of what we heard as we sat in this … Continue reading

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God is the Answer, God is the Question

There was a time that I thought I could find the answer to all my questions.  Along the way I have had to learn, like all others, that there are far too many mysteries.  And I am glad to know … Continue reading

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A “Thin Place” in Cape Breton

   We have had already three awesome days here in Nova Scotia. There have been divine appointments every day and some wonderful surprises.  On Friday we met a team of local intercessors in an Anglican Rectory in Stellarton (and ran into … Continue reading

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Down East …

   I’m in Nova Scotia for the next 3 days and enjoying again the warm welcome and renewing great friendships.  Yesterday afternoon I said to the pastors who had gathered in Sackville, that this whole area is blessed because of the strong relationships … Continue reading

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True City – Hamilton

I just love the name of this cooperative effort in Hamilton.  “True City” conjures up for me God’s desire for healthy and beautiful community.  It projects me into the future toward the City that is called the New Jerusalem and … Continue reading

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Meeting Neighbours is Easy as Pie – A. Schellenberg

On the road to seeing our communities transformed, one of the first steps for most of us is to learn how to be neighbours.  When Rick Tobias spoke at our Civic Prayer Breakfast here in Ottawa last year he said … Continue reading

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Renovare: The Six Great Traditions

   When Terry gave me a copy of Richard Foster’s “Streams of Living Water” a number of years ago, I felt that I had been given a great treasure.  It also gave me a simple framework for thinking about the … Continue reading

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