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Order Your Fall Curriculum

Order Your Fall Curriculum Monday, July 06, 2015

I am amazed at how fast this year is flying by! Kids are now out of school and many of you are gearing up for VBS camps, summer outreach events and holidays. We pray that you will enjoy all this season brings into your life and that you will find time to relax, reflect and rechar...

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“Ça envoie du pâté!” i.e. God

“Ça envoie du pâté!” i.e. God's awesome in Paris! Tuesday, June 30, 2015

When living in a place where the language is not your mother tongue, you learn to nod and smile. Her: “Ça envoie du pâté!” (Literally translated: ‘That flings pâté’ – how DO you translate pâté into English anyway?) Me, quietly, to Peter: “Did you get that?” Peter to Me: “She...

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Welcoming and Engaging With Muslim Newcomers to Canada

Welcoming and Engaging With Muslim Newcomers to Canada Tuesday, June 30, 2015

July 1, otherwise known as... Canada Day. To most of us, that means a day off with family and friends, at a park or in the backyard around the grill. Sweet. But to thousands, Canada Day is a day to celebrate their new life in Canada. They’ve left their homes and intervening count...

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