Then and Now: Good Friday: Then: Guilty. Now: Innocent

By Brad Quiring on April 14, 2017

Romans 3:19-31. We were guilty because of sin. Our sin nature and our decision to follow our sin nature left us guilty before God without any way to save ourselves. In fact, even if we could keep the Law, it would only serve to show us how sinful we really are. Jesus' took on the punishment for our guilt in...

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Then and Now: Then: Without Hope and Without God in the World; Now: With Hope and With God in Christ

By Brad Quiring on April 9, 2017

Ephesians 2:11-22. Before knowing the gospel and believing in the person and work of Jesus, we were hopelessly lost and separated from God. Because of Jesus' death and resurrection, we have moved into a personal relationship with God. We have identity and hope.

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Then and Now: Then: Slave to Sin. Now: Slave to Christ

By Brad Quiring on April 2, 2017

Romans 6:5-14. Before Christ we were slaves to our sinful nature. Sin was our master, yet we willingly followed. The result was being subject to God's judgment. But Christ came and willingly submitted to God's will that he suffer and die for our sins. Now we have a new master: Jesus Christ himself. We no longer have to be slaves...

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Ignite!: Igniting Faith, Power and Peace

By Brad Quiring on March 26, 2017

Acts 12:1-19. The Church that Jesus had established was growing by leaps and bounds. Despite brutal opposition, the numbers and dedication of the followers of Jesus was growing beyond control. King Herod decided it was time to cut off the head of this "monster" that plagued him and the Jewish religious leaders. He killed the apostle, pastor and leader James...

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Ignite!: Igniting a Growing Family

By Brad Quiring on March 19, 2017

Acts 11:25-30. As the church grew beyond the borders of Israel, God ignited encouragement in the hearts of the followers of Jesus. They didn't just take care of one another in Antioch, they willingly gave their help and encouragement to those far away who were in need. We are a family in The Church. Every follower of Jesus, every "Christian",...

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In Remembrance of Me

By Brad Quiring on March 12, 2017

Communion. The Lord's Supper. The Last Supper. We have practiced this in some form or another in every Christian church since The Church began back in Acts 2. It was commanded by Jesus. Sometimes we get caught in the trap of following a tradition without really knowing what it is about. We do the "What" very well, but forget about the ...

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Camp Nutimik Sunday, Encouraging One Another

By Wayne Eisbrenner on March 5, 2017

Camp Nutimik and Abundant Life have shared in a partnership for 27 years. Camp Executive Director Wayne EisBrenner will join us to not only talk about Camp Nutimik, but how God uses encouragement to change lives when our church family and other ministries and programs work together. Acts 11:19-30

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Ignite!: Igniting the Church in all the World

By Brad Quiring on February 26, 2017

Acts 11:19-24. The Book of Acts in the Bible tells the story of Jesus working through the beginnings of The Church. This work continues to this day not only in the area listed in Acts, but into all the world through all true followers of Jesus.

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Are You Really a Christian?

By Kevin Trembley on February 19, 2017

Kevin has preached all over southern Manitoba, challenging people in the church to seriously consider the message and Truth of the Bible and Jesus Christ. It’s more than an intellectual exercise, it is a truth which is to be lived out in your daily life. Read ahead to Matthew 7 and ask yourself, “Am I really a follower of Jesus...

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Guest Speaker: Neil Rempel

By Neil Rempel on February 12, 2017

Neil and his wife Carolyn have been a key part of Abundant Life for years. They worked in Austria for many years, then returned to Canada as champions of missions and proclaiming the message of Jesus Christ all over the world. They continue to travel to different parts of the world to share the hope and life in Jesus. Join...

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Guest Speaker: Dave Dupont

By Dave Dupont on February 5, 2017

Dave Dupont has been a long-time member of the Abundant Life family and is one of the leaders in care-giving and visitation. Dave is also our representative to Union Gospel Mission as he leads teams and preaches regularly at the UGM centre.

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Holy: A Holy People

By Brad Quiring on January 29, 2017

God is Holy. God is separate, unique, perfect and powerful. He is above and beyond all creation. We are not God, but we are created in God's image. Because we are God's image bearers, God has called us to be holy as He is holy. We are separate, unique and not of this world because of our faith in Jesus....

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Holy: Holy Worship

By Brad Quiring on January 22, 2017

God is Holy. He is totally separate from all things. He is above and beyond us and all creation. There is only one God and only one way to worship him, in holiness. When we know God's holiness, we will begin to worship Him according to His holiness. Deuteronomy 12:13-14

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Holy: The Holy Way

By Brad Quiring on January 15, 2017

Holy is who God is. Holy is what God does. God works on the basis of His holiness. His word and His works demonstrate that God is distinct, unique and above all things and all people. To know how God works according to His holiness will change the way we live. Exodus 20:1-11

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Holy: God is Holy

By Brad Quiring on January 8, 2017

God is Holy. That is who He is. He is defined by His Holiness. He acts according to His Holiness. To begin to understand holiness is to begin to understand God.

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All I Want for Christmas: The Gift We Can Pass On to Others

By Brad Quiring on December 25, 2016

There are Christmas gifts that always fit. They are the gifts we receive from God through His ultimate gift of Jesus. The gift of time, kindness, encouragement, appreciation and love. Most of all we are to give the gift of the message of salvation through faith in Jesus. Have you received this gift? Are you ready to give it to...

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All I Want for Christmas: The Gift of a New Foundation

By Brad Quiring on December 18, 2016

In life we tend to feel weighed down and burdened. We have worries, sickness, emotional distress, relationship problems and other issues, great and small, that seem to always dog us. They are burdens that take away our stability. At Christmas, the season of busy, we sometimes feel this weight and instability even more. We're supposed to be joyful, but there...

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All I Want for Christmas: The Gift of New Understanding.

By Brad Quiring on December 11, 2016

All I Want for Christmas: Opening the Gifts of God’s Grace. Luke 1:39-56. Mary’s song of reveals a new understanding of God and people. This leads us to a new understanding of life. Rejoice and move forward in God’s grace through Jesus.

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Missions’ Sunday: Partnering in the Gospel

By on December 4, 2016

Abundant Life is so pleased to partner with World Team Canada and Marvin and Heidi Schmidt as God builds His Kingdom in Spain through them and their team. It is a special privilege to host the Schmidt family this morning in our service and to hear about how God has brought us together to proclaim the message of Jesus in...

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All I Want for Christmas: The Gift of Good News

By Brad Quiring on November 27, 2016

All I Want for Christmas: Opening the Gifts of God's Grace. Matthew 1:18-25. A story of Mary, Joseph and a baby on the way. These circumstances were certainly not the best as the couple wasn't even married, yet and society definitely condemned this. On top of that, Joseph was totally caught unawares. And Mary's story....? God's sovereignty and grace comes...

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