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International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

By Jason Ryan on November 11, 2018

Hebrews 13:3 says, "Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering." The Bible reminds us to pray for and support those who are suffering simply because they are believers in Jesus Christ. In many countries, Christians are harassed, discriminated against, bullied, even jailed,...

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Indispensable: Compassion

By Will Walker on October 21, 2018

God had compassion on us, so he sent Jesus to die for our sins and release us from the spiritual slavery and poverty of sin. Now, we must take the compassion we have received from God and give it to others so they can be released. Part of compassion is also meeting their physical and social needs. Abundant Life is...

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Indispensable: Commission

By Randy Jaspers on October 14, 2018

To be IN a church without GOING out and proclaiming the Good News of Jesus means we're not really being The Church of Jesus Christ. Randy Jaspers, Regional Minister for the Manitoba Baptist Association, reminds us that to truly be followers of Christ, we need to proclaim salvation through Jesus to all the world

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Indispensable: Church

By Brad Quiring on September 16, 2018

Jesus is the builder and head of The Church as well as our local churches around the world throughout history. Church is a family and a place. It is where we belong, welcome one another, learn about God together, and meet one another's needs. The Church is also the instrument in God's hands to proclaim the gospel to the entire...

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Ignite!: Reinforcement

By Brad Quiring on June 17, 2018

Acts 14:21-28. After Paul, Barnabas and their team completed their tour of Asia Minor, they returned to all the places they had been and reinforced the churches: praying with, teaching, warning and encouraging them. They established leadership teams and helped strengthen the work that had begun. God has called us to reinforce our churches with prayer, the Word of God...

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Camp Nutimik Sunday

By Wayne EisBrenner on June 10, 2018

For its whole life as a church, Abundant Life has been a partner of Camp Nutimik. Camp Nutimik is located in the Whiteshell Provincial Park and plays an important role in helping children and youth learn about Jesus and to develop leaders. Nutimik's executive director Wayne EisBrenner will be speaking this morning to not only let us know what is...

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Highest Honour: Honouring God

By Brad Quiring on May 6, 2018

Marriage was established by God for His Glory and to illustrate to the world his relationship with his people. He shows how he works and how believers should work with him in His Church and use that as the model for how husbands and wives work together in their marriage relationship.

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Why Should I Blend In When I Can and Should Stand Out?

By Bob McLaughlin, Salvation Today Ministries on April 29, 2018

Bob & Trudy McLaughlin of Salvation Today Ministries are with us this morning to make us ask and answer the question: "Why Should I Blend In When I Can and Should Stand Out?" God is working all around the world, but he works through all kinds of people, including us!

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Ignite!: Are you REALLY Listening?

By Brad Quiring on April 8, 2018

When the Good News of Jesus is proclaimed, there are two reactions: accept or reject. No one can sit on the fence. If you really listen to the message you will hear and find the Truth. If you choose to not listen and hear what you want to hear, you will reject Life. Are you listening? Read Acts 13:13-52

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Commitment: Commitment to Bless One Another

By Brad Quiring on February 4, 2018

Commitment to Bless One Another. Romans 12:9-16. God has given each one of us gifts, which we use with humility to honour God and benefit others. The question is, what does the "benefit others" look like? Blessing one another is an expression of love and it is shown in our relationships with others in the church and community. It means...

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Commitment: Commitment to Serve One Another

By Brad Quiring on January 28, 2018

Commitment to serve one another. Romans 12:6-8. Based on true worship and our humility, we take the gifts God has given us and we use them to serve one another in the church and the community. We make a commitment to learn, develop and practice for the glory of God and the benefit of others. Each of the gifts listed...

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Commitment: Commitment to Worship

By Bill Ehlers on January 14, 2018

Now that God has saved our souls, what is the next step? Our bodies and our minds. Worship is about God. Worship is giving ourselves completely to God and His way. Pastor Bill Ehlers is our guest speaker this Sunday as he helps us see what true worship is based on Romans 12:1-2.

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International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

By Jason Ryan on November 12, 2017

We are so pleased to partner with Voice of the Martyrs Canada once again to learn about and pray for persecuted Christians around the world. There are many countries where people have been imprisoned and killed for their faith in Jesus. It is illegal to even be a Christian. Please join us not just to be educated, but to consider...

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Focus on Union Gospel Mission

By Jeff Gilfillan on September 24, 2017

Abundant Life and Union Gospel Mission (UGM) have been partners for years as we all obey Christ’s command to be kind, compassionate and practically helpful to those in need. UGM’s Development Manager Jeff Gilfillan joins us this Sunday to challenge us not just about supporting UGM in prayer and practical service, but also about our responsibility to serve...

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Focus on Union Gospel Mission

By Gilbert Plante on September 24, 2017

Gilbert Plante is director of the Family Life Centre of Union Gospel Mission. Abundant Life is pleased to welcome our friend back as he will challenge us on putting our faith in Christ into service for the community, the very community in which we live.

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Ministry Launch Sunday

By Brad Quiring on September 10, 2017

Abundant Life launches its new ministry year on September 10. So, what is the best thing to do for my church? Be there, serve and pray. Romans 12:3-8 and Hebrews 13:15-17 give us our guide.

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The Whole Picture: The True Consequence of “Skipping Church”

By Brad Quiring on August 27, 2017

Hebrews 10:23-25: This is the traditional thought: “Good Christians never miss church. If you miss church you are in sin because church is for your growth and learning and you’ll end up suffering.” According to the Bible, when we habitually neglect getting together as believers, the whole body suffers. It’s far more than getting together on Sunday. The...

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Special Guest Speaker: Uwe Betzing

By Uwe Betzing on June 18, 2017

One doesn't need the title of pastor to teach the Bible and challenge us to follow Jesus. God has called and equipped people to do His work in many ways. Uwe is a financial counselor and a graphic artist. But his life is defined by his relationship to Jesus Christ. He has been equipped to teach others in order to...

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Missions’ Sunday. Mike Reimer, Avant Ministries

By Mike Reimer on June 11, 2017

Mike and Carolyn Reimer and their family served for many years in Bolivia and Uruguay, helping churches develop leaders to continue the work of proclaiming Jesus and starting churches not only in those countries, but around the world. Mike is now the Canadian director of Avant Ministries and joins us today to inform and challenge us with regards to our...

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Ignite!: Igniting World Evangelism

By Brad Quiring on May 7, 2017

Acts 13:1-5. Everyone is involved in Jesus’ mission to proclaim the gospel to all creation and make disciples of every nation.

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