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SPREADING THE LIGHT THAT SHINES IN THE DARKNESS
We are taught from a young age not to be anxious about anything but to pray and thank God for everything we need. And we, in turn, instill this hope along with God’s promises in our children and youth so that they may live life with Christ.
OUR PLAN B WAS GOD’S PLAN A
Disappointed by the cancellation of the Baptist Children and Youth Ministry (BCYM) Children’s Camp that they had flown all the way across the Atlantic Ocean to help out at, the Canadian Baptist Ministries (CBM) team from Lorne Park Church was surprised to learn that their visit was nevertheless an unexpected answer to a struggling pastor’s prayer.
What if a story of hope came out of the Middle East instead of the usual news of war and chaos? What if you had a chance to partake in this story of hope? In a country where the Lebanese youth see no other prospects than to emigrate and the refugee Syrian youth have...
As I watched throughout this summer children of different ages, races and religions joyfully interact together both on the playing field and during devotion and spiritual discussions, I was reminded of the words of Jesus in Matthew 9:14 and the responsibility we have...
Despite the differences between the Swedish and the Lebanese culture (think IKEA!), this past year and a half reminded us of the beautiful diversity within the body of Christ and that His “name will be great among the nations, from where the sun rises to where it sets” Malachi 1:11.
For many people who’ve grown up in Christian environments Sunday School teacher have played a vital role in growing in their faith. Together with their parents, these loving leaders helped introduce them and guide them as they took their first steps in exploring the...
Having been encouraged by a friend to attend, on Saturday, January 11th Rana set off for the Family to Gather event that was taking place at the ABTS Moore Conference Center that day. Hoping to find solutions to the crisis happening in Lebanon and keep her family strong in the midst of it all, she brought her husband, nursery-aged son, and 8-year-old daughter along with her. What happened for her family there, however, was beyond what she could have hoped for.
When we wake up each morning, what’s the first item we lay our hands on: our Bibles or our smart phones? Jesus commanded us to “seek first His kingdom and His righteousness” (Matthew 6:33), but how many of us have the resolve to lay down our distractions and truly focus our attention on God alone?