a page from our story · faith · family · life · ministry

a page from our story: senior management to full-time ministry (part two)

Last time, I shared the beginning of the story of our move to the east coast of Canada to plant a church in a small town. If you missed it, you can check it out here. Jungle Gardens, Avery Island, Louisiana We now begin our “Jonah Story.” We had fled Nineveh (PEI and a call…… Continue reading a page from our story: senior management to full-time ministry (part two)

a page from our story · faith · family · life · ministry

a page from our story: senior management to full-time ministry (part one)

Recently, I was asked how we came to the east coast to church plant. Short story: God called us. Longer story: God called us, we resisted, God continued to call us, we finally listened and obeyed. Full story: My Love, who holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business (Western University), was in…… Continue reading a page from our story: senior management to full-time ministry (part one)

faith · life · new year

delight

This morning I found a devotional from in(courage) in my mailbox.  The graphic said,”one simple word can make a difference”The message invited me to get help in finding my word for the year by taking this quiz at dayspring.com.I’ve never thoughtfully made a point of embracing a particular word for the year; though, in a…… Continue reading delight

christmas · faith · family · life

the best gift of all

Have you ever received a gift that was especially meaningful or memorable?  Perhaps it was something you always wanted but could not justify purchasing.  Perhaps it was a gift of time, or experience with someone you love. Maybe it was a special note tucked into a card.  These special gifts often come at Christmas. Christmas…… Continue reading the best gift of all

bible journaling · christmas · faith · homeschool · pinteresting · special days

all in my head: advent reading plans

Last time, I mentioned I have advent calendars on my brain.  I admit we often resort to the cheesy foil wrapped countdowns, though we have had Playmobil, Lego, Lindor Chocolate and Body Shop (that one was a treat for me) calendars in the past.  Even the cheap-o ones can be fun, especially when they’re Star…… Continue reading all in my head: advent reading plans

faith · family · life · mother’s day · special days

the requisite mother’s day post

That day of celebration for those women who have been given the responsibility of raising a tiny human has come upon us once again. I personally have attempted to do so six times.  Yes, six (you can see them here). More than some. Fewer than others.  Enough, you may think, that I might have some…… Continue reading the requisite mother’s day post

faith · life

walkin’ the walk: my grace is sufficient for you

If you’ve visited with me here before, you’ll know that I confess to needing a knock upside the head sometimes to get one concept or another to stick. (see here, here, and here.  I’m sure there are others, as I am a very slow learner!) Most recently, it’s been the truth illustrated in 2 Corinthians…… Continue reading walkin’ the walk: my grace is sufficient for you

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bible study ~ growing through prayer

Our ladies’ Bible study group consists of a wonderful group of women who desire to know more of God, and to build deeper relationships with one another.  We enjoy growing together in our walk with the Lord as we study His word throughout the week and discuss the ways He’s touched us when we meet…… Continue reading bible study ~ growing through prayer

faith · life

sold out for Jesus

We have the privilege of visiting some of the churches in the southern US that have partnered with us in the gospel vision for the Maritimes.  These churches, along with many others, have made our church-planting endeavours possible.  We continually marvel and give thanks for their commitment to praying regularly for the work in the…… Continue reading sold out for Jesus