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    The Baby and the Dragon

    Monday, December 1, 2014

    Reading Christmas through Revelation Glorious angels, wise guys, starry skies and shepherds gathered around the manger: the picture of Christmas? I’ve got major issues with how we illustrate…

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    The gift of generosity

    Monday, December 1, 2014

    We were sitting on my daughter’s bed when my friend asked, “How does your family feel about the zoo?” I looked up at the wall of tiger drawings,…

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    The art of imaginative prayer

    Monday, December 1, 2014

    Sometimes I dread group prayer time. I don’t know what to say. My repeated “God, help so and so” feels stale. I needed help. Who better to ask…

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    I’m dreaming of a white Christmas

    Monday, December 1, 2014

    The closer we get to December 25th, the louder Christmas gets. Bing Crosby paints a picture-perfect holiday season. His deep timbre rouses images of glistening snow, jingling sleigh…

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Dec
18

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Evidence of Jesus

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Visions and Appearances of Jesus
Phillip Wiebe
A viable evangelistic strategy in certain unreached areas is to enter a village and ask the locals, “Where is the person who had a vision of a man in white?” So frequent are visions and appearances of Jesus in some regions…

Dec
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John Neufeld appointed to Back to the Bible Canada

John Neufeld, senior pastor of Willingdon MB Church, Burnaby, B.C., for 15 years, has been appointed Back to the Bible Canada’s first Canadian Bible teacher in its 75-year…

Dec
16

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11-year-old makes a difference

What is more impressive at age 11: to deliver a TedxKids talk to an auditorium full of people, to fundraise enough money to provide more than 50 wheelchairs to disabled people in the developing world or to have travelled to Guatemala and want to go back?

Dec
11

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A petition for partnership

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Powerful & Free: Confronting the Glass Ceiling for Women in the Church
Author: Danny Silk
What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “women in ministry”? (a) Nursery worker; (b) Children’s leader; (c) Pastor; or (d) It’s complicated.

Dec
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New legacy cited as MCC Centre opens

Thirteen people, representing different ages and departments of MCC, cut the ribbon during the official opening of the new Abbotsford building – held outdoors in the rain on Dec. 6. Among the ribbon cutters was long-time MCC B.C. board chair Siegfried Bartel, who turns 100 in January 2015.

The new Mennonite Central Committee B.C. headquarters building in Abbotsford, B.C., has been opened officially, with the MCC legacy featured prominently during the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Dec
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Homeless in Abbotsford

A tent city for homeless people across from the new centre raises questions.

Mike has had a place to live, but now he needs another one. And he needs a friend. “I did serious time in prison, but I have left crime behind me,” he says. He turns 60 in a few months.

Dec
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Problems of homelessness

Homelessness, like most difficult issues, doesn’t go away, although numbers rise and fall. A count of homeless people recently completed by MCC, Salvation Army and other agencies in…

Life & Faith

Baby&dragon-header

The Baby and the Dragon

Monday, December 1, 2014

Reading Christmas through Revelation Glorious angels, wise guys, starry skies and shepherds gathered around the manger: the picture of Christmas? I’ve got major issues with how we illustrate…

Genorasity-Header

The gift of generosity

Monday, December 1, 2014

We were sitting on my daughter’s bed when my friend asked, “How does your family feel about the zoo?” I looked up at the wall of tiger drawings,…

Imaginative-Prayer

The art of imaginative prayer

Monday, December 1, 2014

Sometimes I dread group prayer time. I don’t know what to say. My repeated “God, help so and so” feels stale. I needed help. Who better to ask…

White-Christmas-header

I’m dreaming of a white Christmas

Monday, December 1, 2014

The closer we get to December 25th, the louder Christmas gets. Bing Crosby paints a picture-perfect holiday season. His deep timbre rouses images of glistening snow, jingling sleigh…

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