To this day I still don’t know how he got my number. On the other end of the phone in the Summer of 2001 was a voice I didn’t recognize, inviting me to apply for a program called Master’s Commission of Eastern Canada, a 9-month discipleship program in Bay Robert’s,...
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During my four years as Formission Director, I was given the mandate to notice and the gift of a broad perspective on how God is working in our province as I travelled to preach and plan with churches and leaders. I got to celebrate and promote some of those churches...
Pentecostal Practices Part 3: Sabbath
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Pentecostal Practices Part 2: Being Led by the Spirit
I realize the title is very broad. Being led by the Spirit is essentially what it means to follow Jesus. Maybe a story will help to clarify and narrow the definition I’m using here: Led by the Spirit: A Short Story I had just graduated Bible College and was working at...
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