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God Hears You

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Have you ever wondered if God hears you when you pray? Maybe you are reading this, and you don’t even believe in God. Maybe you are not a big fan or prayer, or you don’t know how to pray. For me, prayer is a discipline. It doesn’t always come easy, and to be honest it isn’t always my first response when experiencing difficulties. Maybe you are someone who has been praying about something important to you for some time, but…

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Life The Church

What Would You Do?

I have been giving a lot of thought to how our local church can have a greater impact within our community.  Our city is filled with people who are lost, just waiting for someone to reach out to them.  We have issues with gang violence, prostitution, drug addiction, homelessness issues and the list could go on and on but do you know what our biggest problem is?  We are considered to be located in the Bible-belt of the Lower Mainland…

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Effective Habits for Developing Leaders

Developing Effective Habits

One of the very first decisions I made when I became a leader was I did not want to stop growing.  John Maxwell once said, ” Leadership is influence,” and that, “everything rises and falls on leadership.”  A lot of times within the ‘church world,’ we focus our attention on the spiritual or character development of a leader.  Now, these areas are quite important and I am not trying to negate them, but, sometimes we overlook some of the more…

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I’m Going To China

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I can’t stop staring at the title of this post. Never in my wildest dreams did I think a trip like this would ever be possible. In April, I am traveling to China with a team led by my friend Casey Bjorndal of Gideons International In Canada. The church in China is the fastest growing church on the planet, but they have a great need for the Word of God. Watch this video to see what we will be doing.…

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