Category: Mission

February 26, 2024

Reframe: Identity Saturday 17 February 8:30am - 12:30pmVenue: Tabor CollegeKeynote speaker: Max Jeganathan Event Resources

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January 24, 2024
Grandparenting: a balancing act

Keith and Sarah Condie reflect on the delight and privilege of becoming recent grandparents. They bring thoughtful suggestions to help weather the ups and downs of relationships, worldviews and the aging process. There is also a review of a collection of essays by Christian grandparents to encourage others in helping to model a life of […]

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November 22, 2023
Are you ‘Practising the Presence of God?’

Peter Adam explains that the mandatory isolation of COVID enabled growth in his prayer life in a time-honoured fashion familiar to many Christians. "The expression ‘practising the presence of God’ comes from a book by Brother Laurence. For me it means putting into practice, whenever possible, a conscious thankful awareness of God’s presence, meditation on […]

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October 19, 2023
Purposefooled

From Revive Our Hearts*, Bob Lepine interviews author Kelly Needham about her book, "Purposefooled: why chasing your dreams, finding your calling, and reaching for greatness will never be enough" (Thomas Nelson, 2023). An encouraging discussion that reminds us to keep our focus on the One in whose image we are made and in whom lies […]

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August 28, 2023
What Are People of No Faith Looking for in Faith Conversations?

The Barna Group works to provide insight about faith and culture, and this article suggests a need to help Christians develop relationships that will lead to opportunities for discussions about faith matters. There are helpful links to other articles related to this topic. "Honesty, Care & Understanding—What People of No Faith Hope to Find in […]

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August 14, 2023
Saving Friends: What I’ve Learned from Insufferable Patients

Written by a third generation family physician, this is a confronting and challenging article reflecting our human frailties even in the most well-intentioned of professional environments. "Much has been said about the “epidemic of loneliness” in the West – the great unmooring of neighborly life, the bewildering rates of anxiety, depression, and “deaths of despair” that seem […]

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August 10, 2023
Love is Not a “To-Do” List

A thoughtful article showing how we can look to Jesus' example in his earthly ministry to find balance in our overwrought world of busyness. "I love a to-do list so much that my brain likes to think everything in life–including following Jesus–needs to be broken down into smaller tasks so that they can be checked […]

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July 24, 2023
Business as Mission and the Church: Unleashing the Power of the Congregation in the Global Marketplace 

"Business as mission is demonstrating what the Kingdom of God is like in the context of business – and as we do so, engaging with the world’s more pressing social, economic, environmental and spiritual issues." explains Jo Plummer on the BAMGlobal resources website (link below). Resources are freely available, such as the report below. "We believe […]

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June 17, 2023
Glimpses of a world with grace at its core: The Christian Witness of Tim Keller

Max Jeganathan pays tribute to pastor, theologian and author, Tim Keller, 1950-2023. "When he started Redeemer Presbyterian Church 34 years ago, Keller couldn’t have anticipated the way his life and work would re-define the way millions of Christians across the world thought about the intersection between the message of Jesus and modern society."

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May 31, 2023
7 Tips for Sharing the Gospel with Teens

Jaquelle Crowe writes as a teenager to encourage other teenagers and their parents with ways to share the gospel. "I began to realize how many unique opportunities and practical ways teens can share the gospel. So, as you wonder how to equip teens to evangelize more effectively and ultimately how to reach my generation, I […]

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February 8, 2023
Endurance in Ministry Through Family Systems 

An honest but encouraging and helpful discussion about the challenges of ministry work and relationships with others... Image: Photo by Jackson Simmer on Unsplash

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December 20, 2022
A Gentle Christmas and a Realistic New Year

Sam Wan looks at the human need for memory -- how it is particularly poignant at Christmas. He reminds us to reach out to others at Christmas, particularly with the assurance that we are never forgotten by God. "We have all had some experience of isolation over the last few years. But for many of […]

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