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Connecting the Dots: Finding Joy in God’s Sovereignty

By Uwe Betzing on November 24, 2019

Guest speaker Uwe Betzing helps us understand how we can have joy and peace because God is in control.

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Heavy-Handed Prayer Tactics

By Bill Ehlers on November 10, 2019

Bill Ehlers is our guest speaker. Exodus 17:8-16 Intercessory and prevailing prayer. Why should we pray and does God really care?

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The Most Wondrous, Amazing (Slightly Strange) Show on Earth: The Best MAN for Some Jobs is a WOMAN

By Brad Quiring on August 18, 2019

In Judges 4, God was rescuing Israel from their own troubles...again. Deborah had been named as a judge over Israel by God and she led the way to victory, all the while holding the hand of the General who wouldn't go to battle without her. Jael was faced with a brutal decision, but took the steps necessary to ensure the...

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The Most Wondrous, Amazing (Slightly Strange) Show on Earth: Fire Walkers

By Brad Quiring on July 21, 2019

Daniel 3. Three young men were faced with a huge fiery test: do something directly against their faith, morals and ethics, or be burned to death. When we hold firm to our faith in Jesus Christ and live the lifestyle of loving God and loving our neighbour, we will face a backlash from our society, even from our closest friends and...

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Ministry for God….Ministry With God

By Bill Ehlers on January 13, 2019

John 15:1-5. Competence, or even giftedness, in any kind of ministry (pastoring, preaching, eldering, worship leading, music, teaching, working with children, working with the facility, working in hospitality/ushering/food service, evangelism, visitation . . . you name it), may allow a person to bear a certain amount of fruit, but competence in itself will not lead to lasting fruit for God's Kingdom,...

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Be Strong, Be Courageous and Go

By Brad Quiring on January 6, 2019

Joshua 1. God had promised Abraham that he would become a great nation, with a great land and great blessing. Over 400 years later, God was about to make good on His promise. The people of Israel were about to enter the promised land. God's call to His people was to be strong, courageous and to go all in His strength, with...

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What We’ve Learned: Count It All Joy

By Harry Hirsch on November 18, 2018

Trials, testing, difficulties, challenges. This is a hard life. It's not fun. But it is joyful. What? God leverages all of this for His glory and our good. Through all of these hardships, God makes us stronger in our faith, builds us up in our hope and gives us more and more wisdom. Read James 1:2-4.

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What We’ve Learned: Commit Your Way to the Lord

By Brad Quiring on November 4, 2018

Psalm 37:1-8. Trouble all around. What does one do? Well, we tend to worry. We fret. We get angry and frustrated. But, that's not going to do us any good. One of Abundant Life's seniors, Loraine Haaksma, is repeating the challenge to read through the Bible in a year and has come up with some great insights. The biggest: God...

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Elisha: God’s Power Prophet: Dive In

By Brad Quiring on August 26, 2018

Many of Elisha’s miracles were done by him directly. God used Elisha’s words and touch to reveal His divine power. In the case of a foreign army commander afflicted with leprosy, Elisha didn’t even bother to meet him, he just sent him down to the muddy Jordan river and told him to dive in…seven times. Wouldn...

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Risky Faith

By Brad Quiring on February 25, 2018

Genesis 22: God tested Abraham’s faith. This great test seemed to carry so many risks, but in the end, it was Abraham who grew to be as God had called him.

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Commitment: Commitment to God

By Brad Quiring on January 7, 2018

My commitment to God is based on His covenant with me. I will seek to dedicate myself to Him with my whole heart and show that commitment through following His will and way. Colossians 2:16-17; 2 Timothy 2:22; Deuteronomy 10:14-15

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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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Only: Sola Fide - Only Faith

By Brad Quiring on October 8, 2017

Ephesians 2:8 says, “For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God.” We are saved through faith in Jesus Christ alone. We are saved by believing and placing our trust in the person and work of Jesus Christ as revealed in the Bible. We are saved by faith, not by...

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Prayer: The Attitude of the Action

By Brad Quiring on September 17, 2017

Prayer is a key part of being a follower of God. In fact, from what we see in the Old and New Testaments, prayer is essential. We cannot call ourselves believers in Jesus or followers of God without incorporating prayer as a priority action in our life. It is an action, but there is an attitude behind it. Jesus addresses...

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Ignite!: Igniting Spiritual Victory

By Brad Quiring on May 21, 2017

Acts 13:4-12. Under the direction of the Holy Spirit, Paul, Barnabas and John Mark were sent by the church in Antioch to go into the world to preach the message of Jesus. Their first destination was the Mediterranean island of Cyprus which was Barnabas' home. They proclaimed Jesus and taught the Bible. Their audience included a government official. Their audience...

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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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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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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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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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The Unlikely Suspects: Amos: The Most Unlikely

By Brad Quiring on August 28, 2016

What is your excuse? I’m not _____________________ (prepared, trained, taught, knowledgeable, mentored, choose an excuse). Amos was a farmer. Not a prophet. His dad was a farmer, not a prophet. Yet God chose Amos to speak to the king and all the people. He made no excuse nor apology when challenged by the highest religious leader of the land. Amos...

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