Category Archives: Ottawa

Same Church, New Name and New Location

The church that we attend in dowtown Ottawa has been forced out of it’s historic location after 144 years.  We now meet just down the street in the Ottawa Little Theatre.  I have to say I really like the new … Continue reading

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March for Life 2011 – video

Here’s a great youtube video summary which includes Don Hutchinson and Faye Sonier … Here’s clip I shot from my Blackberry as the front of the March went by. And here’s a clip of the youth group worshipping as the crowd … Continue reading

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March for Life 2011

If you rely on Mainstream Media you would never know that there was the largest crowd yet that came out to Parliament Hill yesterday.  (the exception being Sun Media Network. See their story here.)  I joined 15,000 others to celebrate … Continue reading

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Dreaming of a Prayer-Saturated City

What would it look like if your city was filled with prayer?  Here in Ottawa we have begun to dream about a prayer-saturated city.  A couple of months ago we invited prayer leaders to come together to share the dreams … 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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Sent

  Following on yesterday’s topic, whether in Greek or Latin, being sent is a huge part of our identity as the Church.  One could argue that our identity is first that we are loved.  But that is because the Father … Continue reading

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Everything is Local

This is a temporary website.  Stay tuned for a full-fledged one coming soon. Time for some practical thoughts about “City Transformation”.  I’ve been around practitioners and theorists for over 20 years now and one clear conclusion that I have come … Continue reading

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