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The Powerful Witness of Unity

Our team went to Uganda with a sense that the gift of unity that God has been working into our lives here in Hamilton was something he wanted to use there as well.  We had no idea just how powerful that unity would be. It was only our second day of teaching–we were really only […]

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More Than Just a Good Idea

Dwayne Cline–Lead Pastor, Hughson St Baptist Church When a loved one dies, a family declares bankruptcy, a young mother of four is diagnosed with cancer or a fire destroys the home of a friend we offer our care and support.  We journey with those who are burdened with a seemingly unbearable weight and carry some […]

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The Beauty of Harmony–The City Harmonic and TrueCity

guest blogger–Eli Dummer C.S. Lewis once said this thing that’s always stuck with me: ‘If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.’ It’s like there’s this hopeful nostalgia within us all for the way things ought […]

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Lessons from the Road towards Together

originally written for the November 2010 Beacon In the fall of 2004 when we first coined the TrueCity tagline–“Churches Together for the Good of the City” we had no idea how deeply this would resonate with people around Hamilton. For many, to see churches who share a love for Jesus set aside differences to engage […]

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The Board Frontier

You might not think of a church board meeting as a mission frontier, yet as we have worked to see congregations engage and sustain mission in Hamilton, we have come to realize just how crucial a frontier church structures like leadership boards in fact are. At its core good mission is about groups of God’s […]

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The Good News of Sabbath

Greg Reader: Ever since I can remember, my father has talked about the importance of Sabbath. But for many years the idea of a weekly day of rest didn’t make much sense to me. I was a young man on a mission – I worked hard and, if I did take a day off work, […]

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