Tag Archives: blogaday2011

How to Pray for Ottawa -Youtube

In Daria and Matt’s ongoing tour of Canadian cities, they interviewed Pastor Mike Miedema and myself about how to pray for Ottawa. Check out the other cities in this series – Montreal, Huntsville, Sault Ste. Marie at the 24-7 Prayer Canada website. … Continue reading

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A Classic Prayer from A.W. Tozer

A.W. Tozer’s writings have become classic devotional reading.  I think I now have the whole collection as I began reading his stuff and accumulating it over 30 years ago when I was still a student.  Friends have donated various books … 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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Happy Canada Day!

If you are like me and don’t know a lot of French (though I am trying to learn more) you may not know that our National Anthem which was originally performed in 1880 was a French composition.  So when you … 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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