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Posts Tagged: Urbana

Happy New Year!

Last night was beyond incredible when Urbana ’09 climaxed with approximately 17,000 men and women sharing communion. It was a taste of heaven – men and women representing nations from around the globe celebrating Jesus together. What a way to end 2009 and to ring in the New Year! How did you spend New Year’s… [ read more ]

Amazing Encounters and Encouragement

I came to Urbana ’09 to represent International Messengers and to answer questions/encourage students who are exploring options for their future. During Monday morning’s worship service, however, I heard the leader say, “God has brought you here for a reason. What does He want to tell you or show you?” Hey – that’s right, I… [ read more ]

Urbana '09 — Here We Come

It’s Saturday, Dec. 26th – a.k.a. Boxing Day to Canucks like myself. If I were home, I’d probably go shopping for ridiculously low bargains on next year’s Christmas cards and wrap. But shopping’s out this year ‘cause I’m doing something that’s far more fun. What? More fun than fighting the crowds at the local mall… [ read more ]

A Baby Changes Everything

A local Christian radio station has played Christmas carols, old and new, for the past month. One song in particular has caught my attention. I can’t remember all the words, but one line says, “A baby changes everything.” I remember becoming a mother for the first time and discovering the truth of those words firsthand…. [ read more ]