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A Desire To Serve
A Desire To Serve

When Jamie and James took some students from Toronto into their home in Montreal, they were encouraged by the students’ positive reactions. In particular, a student named Vanessa was touched by the needs in Montreal and committed to serving for one year there. If God has placed in your heart a desire to serve, there […]

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Listening with Desire
Listening with Desire

How do you feel when your spouse tells you “we need to talk”? Do you get excited? Or do feel a surge of dread, anticipating an unpleasant conversation about what may have gone wrong? Most marriage experts would affirm that communication is key in marriage — but  just how can spouses do so effectively? Neal Black, the former […]

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Desire To Share God
Desire To Share God

Ivy had taken the SeaBus (a 400-person ferry in Vancouver) many times before, but this time something was different. She felt convicted that there were hundreds of people around her that don’t know God. She knew that she needed to do her part to do something about it. Have you ever felt similarly convicted but […]

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Servant-Heart Burnout
Servant-Heart Burnout

It’s always great to have help, but is it possible to help too much? Kevin started to wonder if his desire to help was masking his true desire – a need to have people need him, to be asked for help.  What do you do when a good thing becomes unhealthy? Related: What Is Your […]

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High Relational Expectations
High Relational Expectations

All his life, Daniel had a deep desire to find meaningful relationships. He placed very high expectations on friendship, hoping—expecting—they would fulfill him. In the end he discovered: “No friendship could give me complete satisfaction.” What are your hopes and expectations for relationships? Where do you find satisfaction? Related: Do You Desire Love?

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Harmony with the Holy Spirit – Jon Neufeld
Harmony with the Holy Spirit – Jon Neufeld

Amidst the “glitz and the glamour”, world tours and concerts, it is easy to think that band members would have little time to pray — let alone share their faith. However, for Starfield band member Jon Neufeld, opportunities for both shall surely come. Jon shares how being in the public eye allowed him opportunities to grow […]

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Imprisoned In My Mind – David Rodenberg
Imprisoned In My Mind – David Rodenberg

We all have our opinions about addictions. Maybe you know someone, or maybe you’re struggling with it yourself. What initially starts out with a seemingly harmless curiosity rapidly catapults into a full blown insatiable desire. For David Rodenberg, that transition from curiosity into a colossal addiction became detrimental. As if his social isolation and his […]

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Being The Center Of Attention
Being The Center Of Attention

Wes grew up wanting to be the best at everything. Whether it was school,  or sports, his driving desire was to be the center of attention. He came to realize that a person can’t be fulfilled by being the center of their own life.  He found a better way. Related: Overcoming Self- Centeredness?

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Life out of Death
Life out of Death

It seems like yesterday I woke up to find my husband slumped over the dining room table. I tried to wake him but his hand was cold. As I read the letter on the table, I couldn’t believe it. Though he said he loved me, my husband had committed suicide by drug overdose. I was […]

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Effective Resources
Effective Resources

Many churches want to send their parishioners overseas, but aren’t sure exactly the best way of doing so. Brent developed “Project in a Box” a resource that organizes everything he has learned about doing international work into an easy to follow format. If you have interest in going overseas, there is training and resources available […]

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