Category Archives for House of Prayer

House of Prayer : Foundation Stones

Good morning praying friends, On this weekend when Christians remember the death of our Lord, celebrate His resurrection and look forward to His coming again in glory, my thoughts are turning once again to laying foundations for the Vanier House … Continue reading

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30. March 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
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Light a single candle

The historic Ottawa neighbourhood of Vanier, where Marion and I make our home with our daughter Bethany, has a reputation as a dark place. Over the past forty or so years, Vanier has been written off by many as a … Continue reading

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13. January 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
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New Years Resolutions

I am not a big fan of New Years Resolutions. I haven’t made one in several years, that I can recall. It’s not that I don’t like making commitments. It’s just that I prefer to let the Lord lead me … Continue reading

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01. January 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Finances, House of Prayer, Intimacy with God, Neighbourhood, Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , , , , , , | 8 comments

House of Prayer : Unity of all believers

The unity of all believers is a topic that is so fundamental to my understanding of the gospel that I almost forget to mention it, because I assume that all Christians share this conviction. Sadly, such is still not always … Continue reading Continue reading

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07. December 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
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House of Prayer : Where do we go from here?

So where do we go from here? How do we move forward with this vision of a House of Prayer in the heart of Vanier? As one of my friends and readers has pointed out to me, talk is cheap. … Continue reading Continue reading

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03. December 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
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Resident aliens

When my son Simeon moved to the United States a few years ago, I was a bit surprised to learn that according to the United States Government, he was an alien. Even after getting his Green Card, which allows him … Continue reading

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01. December 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Faith and Finances, House of Prayer, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , | 12 comments

House of Prayer : Physical space

At a bare minimum, a House of Prayer needs a prayer room. Ideally, the prayer room would be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This would depend partly on the size of the team that God gives … Continue reading Continue reading

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28. November 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
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House of Prayer : Why Vanier

Over the past year, I have had the privilege of meeting a number of other people whose hearts have longed to see a House of Prayer launched in Ottawa. Many of these precious people have been deeply touched by the … Continue reading Continue reading

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25. November 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
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House of Prayer : One thing I seek

When Jesus was asked which of all God’s commandments was first in importance, he answered without any hesitation. Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and … Continue reading Continue reading

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23. November 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
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Why a House of Prayer?

As Marion and I started to explore the teaching and worship emanating from International House of Prayer, we soon realized that we had a lot to learn. Since then we have learned that Houses of Prayer of different shapes and … Continue reading Continue reading

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22. November 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
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