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Posts Tagged: Missions Fest Vancouver

What does Childlike Faith in God Look Like?

I spent the weekend hosting our ministry booth at Missions Fest Vancouver for the ninth consecutive year. Missions Fest is an amazing event—the largest annual three-day conference of its kind in North America. Thousands of people attend the plenary sessions, workshops, and exhibition hall.   Many of these folks cruise the aisles in the exhibition… [ read more ]

Friendship Friday

I met Dwayne Buhler several years ago in a shuttle enroute from the Mt. Hermon Christian Writers’ Conference to the San Jose airport. As we talked, we discovered several common denominators: we both live in British Columbia, we share a passion for missions, and amazingly, we have loved ones with hydrocephalus (too much water on… [ read more ]

God Delights in Giving Peace

What’s God like? The Bible’s filled with descriptions. Here’s one that means a lot to me: “Great is the Lord who delights in blessing his servant with peace” (Psalm 35:27). The fact that God delights in blessing His servants with peace has become very real to me in the past three weeks. Life’s whizzed by… [ read more ]

When God Calls our Kids to Missions

This morning I woke to a power outage. No obvious reason for it – no windstorms, no snow, nothing but rain. Nonetheless, the house was dark. I tried reading my Bible by candlelight but that was nearly impossible. I switched to a flashlight, but the small print made reading an arduous task. I finally closed… [ read more ]