We live in a world that is dominated by the ubiquitous focus of self… And yet what God calls us to is selflessness and interdependence through teamwork.
The results of the past abuse have made planting thriving churches among the indigenous peoples in Canada an incredibly difficult ministry. Earlier this year when visiting a number of communities in Northern Ontario, it didn’t take me long to realize that planting thriving churches among these precious people is going to take a special type of family, and it is going to take time.
“We were isolated on the reservation; I didn’t know I was poor. We all had little.”
Early in the morning we began our drive to visit friends at their “bush camp.” We had a map to guide us and, after many hours of gravel roads and passing by isolated outfitter camps, we arrived at their place. However, no one was at the cabin, and there was no cell phone reception.
The instructions were, “If you get frostbite, don’t touch it with your hands or it will turn black.” Well, Ken Dewar was able to put…
As we move forward by faith with plans to place church planting teams in Canada’s north, doors are opening that were not open just a short time ago. Please pray that God would raise up labourers who would join us in the task of reaching Canada’s indigenous people.
The late night phone call was from a young mother who had swallowed too many pills. “Will you take my children?” she asked.
The LORD says He will honour the one who honours Him.
It was the middle of the night when we heard someone pounding on our door. It was not just a knock — it was frantic pounding. “Open up, open up! Let us in, let us in!”
I was saying the right words while they were still hearing a wrong message.