My Story of Depression

I’m a glass half-full kind of girl.  I wear my Little Ms. Sunshine t-shirt proudly.  I am often described as an encouraging, cheerful, happy optimist. Depression is characterized by a fairly lengthy period of time (at least two weeks) during which a person feels sad or hopeless or lacks focus in life, on a daily […]

Connections

Around Christmas  2012 while Dale Harris, Lead Pastor at The Freeway FMC in Courtice, ON, was walking his daughter to the bus stop she mentioned she had SASS club that day at school.   SASS stands for Student Association of Student Songwriters and soon this club would have a significant impact on Dale’s life. The SASS […]

24 Hours of Prayer

On Saturday, November 8th at 9am Kingscourt FMC in Kingston, ON began 24 hours of prayer.  They prayed for the needs of those in their church family and the needs of the denomination, community, country and beyond.      Prayer requests were posted in the sanctuary and there were also 19 interactive stations set-up to help […]

Contagious Spirituality

“It’s the first time in my ministry where I see people getting it, moving on and telling their story with vim and vigor.” “We are seeing the inner workings of a revival taking place and it’s happening because people are sharing their lives in a practical way.” “As a church planter it felt like I […]

Ramshackle Redemption

While scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed a couple of weeks ago, I came across a fundraising post for Next Church’s new recording project.  This prompted phone conversations with Nexters Brendan Lorimer and Josh Lyon. This is not the first Next Church recording.  Around 11 (1999) and Sweet Dark (2006) are both available for download on […]

$442,240

$442,240 is a lot of money. $442,240 of debt is a lot stress, fear and strife. $442,240 is the amount of debt that has been paid off by clients of the Kerith Debt Freedom Centre, a ministry of North Grenville Community Church in Kemptville, ON, since it opened its doors 18 months ago. The Kerith […]