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Read More FOR THE LOVE OF MISSIONS Mission Canada FOR THE LOVE OF MISSIONS
Sara Curdie serves as the missions pastor at First Assembly Church in Calgary, Alberta. She encourages us to consider how we can be a part of God’s quest to reach souls for Christ in our communities, our nation, and the rest of the world—not as a one-time event, but as a lifestyle.  t: How was your passion for missions ignited? SC: Youth group mission trips were the launching pad. Once I started, I couldn’t get enough. After doing various short-term trips, I served with ...
Read More STAYING THE COURSE International Missions STAYING THE COURSE
We no longer live in the age when missionaries would purchase one-way boat tickets and pack their belongings in their own casket. Nowadays, travelling back from the field for a short trip is easier than ever, so the traditional one-year furlough after four years on the field is giving way to shorter but more frequent trips, now more aptly named “Home Missions Assignments” (HMAs). In addition to the increased frequency of routine HMAs, there are many other valid reasons why globa...
Read More MILITARY CHAPLAINCY Mission Canada MILITARY CHAPLAINCY
Kevin Olive, an officer in the Canadian military, has served as a chaplain since 2008. He returned last March from Operation ATTENTION, serving as the last Canadian chaplain in Afghanistan. Here’s a look at how God uses him to minister to the needs of soldiers in a multi-faith environment. t: What led to your passion for military chaplaincy? KO: My father was in the military for 30 years. While living in Base Borden, I was invited to a youth meeting at Hi-Way Pentecostal Church in Barrie,...