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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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Community: 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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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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Ignite!: Ignite Unity

By Brad Quiring on November 20, 2016

When Jesus moves through his church, things will be lit. Change can bring some uncertainty. Following God's commands sometimes isn't as clear to some as it is to others. When Jesus told his followers to go into all the world to preach the good news, he meant go to EVERYONE. When the new believers in Jesus came into the family,...

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