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Sharing Good News

How Evangelism and Discipleship Go Together John Bowen The Great Commission suggests that evangelism is making disciples. But then disciples in turn get involved in evangelism. How do these two go together? How does evangelism strengthen our discipleship, and our discipleship help us evangelize? We will look at scripture together and hear encouraging stories of […]

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Worshipping with Creation

Re-embracing our Vocation as Image Bearers Luke Wilson Through a combination of teaching, storytelling, and practice this session will explore how by re-embracing our vocation as image bearers we can go deeper in our walk with Jesus as we become more aware of creation and the way it calls us to worship.   Luke’s deep […]

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Listening to God

Andy Groen A most beautiful and stunning quality of God is his desire to be in relationship with human beings.  Essential to relationship is communication. All through scripture we see God communing and communicating with his people. This is seen in the first pages of Genesis as he walks in the garden with Adam and Eve and […]

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Learning to Say “No”

Leanne Friesen Although the word is short and simple, many of us struggle to say “no.”  Often we say “yes” to things in an attempt to be faithful to God – only to discover that a too-busy schedule or energy-draining activity is actually stifling our faith instead of helping it grow.  Can it be that […]

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Praying in Different Keys

Peter Giokas Through a combination of teaching, storytelling, and practice this session will explore ancient prayer practices that are being re-engaged with great benefit. In this session Peter and friends will introduce you to three ancient and contemporary forms of prayer which can be easily adapted to one’s own lifestyle and daily practice. We will learn […]

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Unplugging–the Practice of Sabbath and Solitude

Sue Hamilton Sabbath: from the Latin “Sabbatum” and the Hebrew “Sabbat” which loosely translated means rest. In this fast paced world where over-achievement is praised and the art of ‘puttering’ is often frowned upon, how does one follow the example of our God who actually rested. And in the crowd and noise which is life in our city, what […]

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