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Ministry Resource: Reflecting on Easter and Earth Day

2019-04-24T11:47:07-04:00March 29th, 2019|Categories: Ministry Tips, News|Tags: , |

A reflection highlighting the world-renewing power of Christ’s resurrection and the speech God gives at the end of the book of Job to explore the love and care God has shown for creation.

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An Easter Message from KAIROS

2017-04-14T23:18:26-04:00April 14th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

We know that the empty tomb and the stone rolled away is the best news of all—the Risen Christ who death cannot contain. My best wishes and prayers for a restful and transformative Easter for you. View the KAIROS Easter video: Jennifer Henry Executive Director KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice [...]

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6 Popular Questions about Easter (and the answers)

2016-03-22T13:46:39-04:00March 22nd, 2016|Categories: Matthew Ruttan|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

How do a magical bunny, the names “Maundy” and “Good Friday,” and the death of an innocent man all come together? These questions often arise this time of year so I’ve put them together in a blog. 1. Why does the date always change?  Christmas is a fixed day. But Easter [...]

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Moderator Issues Easter Pastoral Letter

2016-03-07T16:10:38-04:00March 7th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

March 7, 2016 Deep & Sustained Trust in God “I am sure about this: the one who started a good work in you will stay with you to complete the job by the day of Christ Jesus.” Philippians 1:6 (Common English Bible) This is quite a remarkable and confident statement [...]

Make Room – a book review

2016-02-08T17:14:27-04:00February 8th, 2016|Categories: Blogs, The Messy Table|Tags: , , , , , |

  Since living with small people, I’ve learned that books make very good place-holders. Some hold a feeling, a mood or a thought, keeping it safe for when you need it. But the best ones can hold a whole season, hold back the rush and hurry of everything else, and [...]

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Resources for the Seasons of Lent and Easter are Available Online

2016-10-13T13:28:22-04:00January 28th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

February 10, Ash Wednesday February 14, First Sunday in Lent March 20, Palm Sunday March 25, Good Friday March 27, Easter Sunday       Canadian Ministries invites you to acquaint yourself with these online resources for the seasons of Lent and Easter, including: Worship Resources Intergenerational and Family Resources [...]

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“I never lost faith in the end of the story” (A Former P.O.W. Gives Perspective-Shifting Words for Easter)

2015-04-05T14:07:32-04:00April 5th, 2015|Categories: Matthew Ruttan|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Admiral James Stockdale was a prisoner of war for eight years during Vietnam. After those eight long years, author Jim Collins asked him how he ever survived. Stockdale replied, “I never lost faith in the end of the story. I never doubted not only that I would get out, but [...]

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Can You Trust the Bible About The Resurrection?

2015-04-04T11:16:48-04:00April 4th, 2015|Categories: Matthew Ruttan|Tags: , , , , , , , |

It's Easter. And if we’re being honest, we’ve all had experiences of doubt. But there are different degrees of doubt. For example, I doubt that I can make it through the day without a Tim Horton’s coffee. And I doubt that the Toronto Maple Leafs have a sound strategic plan [...]

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