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  • Sun 05 Jul

    Learning In Every Opportunity

    Africa Learning Team Farming
    I woke up to discover that we are half of the way into a 13 hour flight to Ethiopia - en route to South Africa! I pull my static hair away from my face and wonder, is this really what I'm hearing?  Who on this flight is speaking about manure?  What an odd conversation topic!  My curiosity is peaked and I listen in from my seat, straining to hear their next words.

    Agriculture! Of course.

    I've just learned sometime new: the proper process from transforming...

    Posted by Laura Hanna at 00:00AM | Permalink

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  • Fri 03 Jul

    Every Little Bump and Squeak

    ALT Team

    There's something about flying in an airplane that makes me feel more vulnerable and exposed than I do when my feet are on the ground. I've heard the stats that say it's more dangerous for me to drive to the grocery store than fly in a plane ...but somehow I don't believe them. With every squeak of the wings and bump from the clouds, I find myself taking a little gasp and saying a prayer!

    And it's then I realize that my perception of safety and security is just that -- my perception. At any...

    Posted by Amanda Miles at 12:13PM | Permalink

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  • Tue 30 Jun

    A Land of Extremes

    Mark Wall


    This will be my third time visiting the continent of Africa.  In my experience so far, it has been beautiful but unknown – filled with joy, yet broken and in need – incredibly life nurturing, while at the same time, stricken by physical hunger. 

    Africa is truly a land of extremes. 

    As I prepare for this trip and I let my mind wander a bit, I find myself wrestling with my expectations.  Since I have been a couple other times, I feel like I have a bit of...

    Posted by Mark Wall at 17:29PM | Permalink

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  • Mon 22 Jun

    Kids, Wolves, and the God who cares

    Baby Moses Basket Chosen One


    Recently I’ve noticed our youngest daughter Ella (6 years old) taking creative liberties with her storytelling.  She’s been so creatively liberal some might call it lying, or to translate it into kid friendly terms: fibbing. 

    One night we were all sitting around the dinner table and she started telling us about something that happened with a couple of her little friends at school.  The story was so outlandish, and so impossible that her mom and...

    Posted by Jimmy Rushton at 13:08PM | Permalink

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  • Sun 14 Jun

    God in my Ordinary



    The first warm days of June always bring back memories of summer’s past. I remember one summer as a youth I decided to join the local rep baseball team. I was just learning the game at that point and it was mostly the kindness of the coach that enabled me to be on the team. I remember grabbing a wood bat and walking up to the plate and thinking, “Why is it so hard to hit that crazy ball?” The older guys made it look pretty easy. It is just a piece of wood in my hands. A ball....

    Posted by Tim Day at 00:00AM | Permalink

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  • Wed 03 Jun

    Chosen One

    Chosen One: Summer 2015

    His coming was foretold. 
    Born into poverty, he was hunted as an infant. 
    He was anointed by God to lead his people, through blood and water,
    out of slavery and into freedom. 
    To establish a new covenant between God and his people.
    He was— the Chosen One. 
    Join us this Summer for a journey of epic proportions.
    Check out the  trailer here .

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  • Mon 25 May

    One Month After: Remembering When the Earth Shook the World Apart

    Nepal











    It is one month after the deadly 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal on April 25.  It has been almost 2 weeks since the second mammoth earthquake tore through the already ravaged nation on May 12.  Our partners, World Vision and MCC, are among the relief organizations saying there are now “signs of hope, but much work still needs to be done.” 

    I cannot even begin to understand what living through the Nepali earthquake would be like.  I try to...

    Posted by Laura Hanna at 16:21PM | Permalink

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  • Mon 06 Apr

    The Look of Love

    The Look of Love

    The Look of Love: The Fruit of the Spirit in Living Colour


    Starts April 12 in Oakville 
    and April 19 in Regional Sites

    The Fruit of the Spirit can infuse our lives in beautiful, practical ways. As we ask what the Holy Spirit is wanting to do in us and who he wants us to become, we can start to work cooperatively with the Holy Spirit. We will unpack the New Testament teaching on the Fruit of the Spirit and what our lives look like in that light.  

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  • Fri 06 Mar

    Easter 2015: The Body of Christ

    Easter 2015

    Series starts Sunday, March 22 in Oakville
    and Sunday, March 29 in Regional Sites
    Please go to the location tab on our website for local service times at all of our sites on Good Friday, April 3.
    In the life, suffering, death, and resurrection of Jesus, we discover God’s message to the world. It became the mission of his disciples to embody this message: to be like Jesus, to live like Jesus, to suffer like Jesus, and to die like Jesus. Join us this Easter as we explore the unity,...

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  • Fri 06 Mar

    Maxed Out: Rebelling Against the Culture of Excess

    Maxed Out series

    Starts Sunday, March 8 in Oakville
    and Sunday, March 15 in Regional Sites
    Stretched? Striving? Stuck? Never seem to have enough? Our culture screams for excess in every area of life, yet most of us already feel maxed out. Jesus calls us to revolt against this ideology of excess, so that we can say YES to what actually gives us life. Join us as we explore the implications of this new rebellion in the way we spend our time and our money. 

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