Monthly Archives: June 2011

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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How do you draw an angel? – C.S. Lewis

Those fellow C.S. Lewis fans out there will know that there are several great websites dedicated to his work. I found a recent blog entitled “Mighty Ones Who Do His Bidding” by Janice Brown  that looks at Lewis’ understanding of angels and demons. … 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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More on the QHOP meetings this weekend …

In our second day at the Canadian House of Prayer Consultation here in Lennoxville, we have had an amazing time in the presence of the Lord.  I got to lead the folks in a couple of different approaches this morning.  … Continue reading

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Gathering of Canadian Houses of Prayer at QHOP

I am writing from the Quebec House of Prayer in Lennoxville (Sherbrooke).  The Lord has gathered 43 leaders from  a whole host of HOP’s across the nation for the next couple of days.  We have people from as far away … Continue reading

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