January 5, 2017 | Christa Hesselink

Seek the Sweet in 2017

Special to the Blog: Happy New Year! I hope you enjoy this sweet take on New Year resolutions from guest blogger, Christa Hesselink. Wishing you all…

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December 19, 2015 | Karen Stiller & Patricia Paddey

Generosity with no strings attached

Church: The Journey Church City: Moncton, N.B. Average Sunday Attendance: 350 Denomination: Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches For a time, Ryder Park in Moncton, N.B.…

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December 12, 2015 | Karen Stiller & Patricia Paddey

Community Spaghetti Night

Church: The Meeting House, Newmarket City: Newmarket, Ont. Average Sunday Attendance: 150 Denomination: Brethren in Christ It takes 25 kilograms of spaghetti, 60 jars of…

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November 28, 2015 | Karen Stiller & Patricia Paddey

A new kind of community in Newfoundland

Church: The Worship Centre
 City: St. John’s, Newfoundland
 Average Sunday Attendance: 100-120
 Denomination: Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada   Deer Lake is located where the Trans…

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April 25, 2015 | Karen Stiller & Patricia Paddey

In Their Own Words

It was a brisk, sunny spring day in June 2012 when hundreds of people gathered at St. Jude’s Anglican Cathedral in Iqaluit to celebrate a…

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April 20, 2015 | Karen Stiller & Patricia Paddey

Reaching the Third-Largest Country in the World: Facebook

Alice Pomerleau settles into a large brown leather chair and begins her story of the anguish of anorexia. She tells of the moment of freedom…

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April 11, 2015 | Karen Stiller & Patricia Paddey

Strong Marriages, Strong Community

  New Joy Church in Vancouver, BC, is not afraid to talk about sex, communication, how to have a good fight—and all those other things…

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February 13, 2015 | Karen Stiller & Patricia Paddey

Church shows love with laundry

It is 9:30 on a Wednesday morning at the Washing Wells Laundromat on Commercial Avenue in East Vancouver. The low, continuous hum of large, industrial…

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November 25, 2014 | George Werner

Do you want to change the world? Or just talk about it?

If there ever was a generation that could be labelled “activists,” it’s the generation we are currently living in. Media, particularly social media, is filled…

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October 22, 2014 | Karen Stiller & Patricia Paddey

Embracing Refugees in Their Own Backyard

In the early 1990’s, most of Bhutan’s ethnic Nepali minority fled or were deported from their homes because of brutal new citizenship laws that discriminated…

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