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Cleaned Up: Jesus, the Detergent. Good Friday

By Brad Quiring on April 19, 2019

The "Messed Up" series changes to Cleaned Up through the power, person and work of Jesus Christ. Good Friday is the day we recognize that Jesus’ died for our sins. Our sins made us impure and dirty before God. We were unworthy to be with God. But Jesus’ blood and his life make us completely clean from all sin.

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Messed Up: Gods

By Brad Quiring on March 17, 2019

Messed Up Gods – A Mess of Religion. On the surface, most religions look the same, but the difference is at the very heart and core of the belief system. How do we show truth in an age of pluralism? If Christ is the Only Way, what about everyone else? See how we've created a mess for ourselves by creating gods...

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Children Matter to God. Camp Nutimik Sunday

By Wayne Eisbrenner, Executive Director Camp Nutimik on March 3, 2019

Abundant Life and Camp Nutimik have been partners since 1990. Camp Nutimik provides a safe, fun environment for children to learn about Jesus and life. It is also one of the best leadership development programs around, bringing young people in to learn servant leadership skills. Wayne Eisbrenner, Camp Executive Director, will be sharing how children matter to God. Mark 10:13-16

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Gen R Us: God

By Brad Quiring on February 3, 2019

We begin a new series this month: Gen-R-Us. We are to be generous. Generous with time, money and talents. We can be generous because God himself his generous. He gives us everything we need in abundance. He helps us in our times of need. He listens to us. He forgives us time and time again. This week we look at...

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Baptism Sunday, Clean

By Brad Quiring on January 27, 2019

Sin makes us dirty. Jesus cleanses us. Baptism represents what Jesus did for us by dying on the cross and then rising from the dead. His death took our sinfulness down with him to the grave and when he rose from the dead, we received new life, too. This new life is clean because of Jesus. Baptism also represents this...

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Guest Speaker: Lowell Ethier

By Lowell Ethier on January 20, 2019

Lowell Ethier has had a full life of serving God by serving people. Join us this Sunday as Lowell shares a practical, interesting message from the Bible that will change your life.

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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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He Dwelt Among Us: He Still Dwells with Us

By Brad Quiring on December 23, 2018

Jesus promised he would be with us until the end of the world (Matthew 28:20). Jesus said he would be with us forever, giving us strength and life (John 14:15-21). Jesus came to the earth and dwelt among us for only 33 years. Although he went back to Heaven, His presence is still with us today. Therefore, we have hope through his...

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He Dwelt Among Us: He Spoke to Us

By Brad Quiring on December 16, 2018

God has spoken to us and revealed himself to us in many ways. But the greatest way is by Jesus coming to this earth. The Law and the Prophets were but a shadow of that which is to come, and Jesus Christ is the reality that these symbols pointed to. Jesus confirms everything in the Bible as He is the...

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He Dwelt Among Us: God in Flesh

By Brad Quiring on December 9, 2018

Jesus put on flesh and dwelt among us. Jesus is literally God with a body. He came in human form to not only be with us so we could experience God with us but also so Jesus could represent all human kind before God in order to pay for our sins. We'll also be celebrating communion as we remember Jesus...

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He Dwelt Among Us: He Came to Us

By Brad Quiring on December 2, 2018

"He Dwelt Among Us". The focus is the reality of God coming to earth to be with us. Jesus came and dwelt among us which means he came with a mission, through this mission Jesus opened the way so we can be saved by grace and truth. John 1:1-14

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Indispensable: Baptism

By Brad Quiring on October 28, 2018

Symbols mean something. It is good for us to know what they mean and how they apply to our lives. Baptism is a symbol. Baptism, in and of itself, is not special, but the truth it symbolizes is very powerful. It represents Jesus' work to save us from our sins. We proclaim Jesus through baptism.

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Indispensable: Gospel

By Brad Quiring on September 30, 2018

We cannot be saved on our own. We need Jesus. How do we know this? We have a message: the Gospel, which means, literally, the Good News. We need this Good News in order to be saved from our sins and from God's punishment. We also need to proclaim this message to others.

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Indispensable: Cardinal Virtues

By Bill Ehlers on September 23, 2018

Our guest speaker this week is Bill Ehlers, who is speaking on the theme of "Cardinal Virtues", based on Micah 6:8, "He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God." The virtues will be linked to the Beatitudes of...

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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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What Christ Did for Us

By Lowell Ethier on August 19, 2018

Pastor Lowell Ethier will be sharing from his years of experience in churches and workplace. This week he takes us through what Jesus really did for us and how we are so blessed. Join us for a special blessing from passionate follower of Jesus. Read ahead to Romans 5:1-11

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A Walk with Jesus

By Lowell Ethier on August 12, 2018

How pleasant it would be to walk with Jesus, right? While our eternal future with Jesus is bright and pleasant, the journey there may be far from that. Yet, Jesus is still with us and we can get through it all through our faith and obedience. Pastor Lowell Ethier will be sharing from his years of experience in churches and...

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The Song of the Soul Set Free

By Bill Ehlers on July 22, 2018

There is a healthy guilt. The guilt that stings your conscience when you have done something wrong and caused pain. God intends us to feel guilty when we sin. God also provided the way to be cleansed from our sins and to have our guilt taken away, not just in the legal sense, but also in our personal feelings. Jesus...

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Be Refreshed

By Brad Quiring on June 24, 2018

Isaiah 55; We look to summer as a time for refreshment and renewal, especially after a long, hard winter and the work that accompanies it. Many head out on holidays and some work places experience a slowdown in action, while others face a big jump in activity. Nevertheless, we in Manitoba see summer as a time to refresh. Our refreshment comes...

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Camp Nutimik Sunday: God Changes People

By Wayne EisBrenner on June 7, 2018

For its whole life as a church, Abundant Life has been a partner of Camp Nutimik. The camp 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 on how God changes people's lives, and how participating with Camp Nutimik...

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