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Coldest Night of the Year

I remember when I first heard about Jericho Road Ministries from its founder, my friend Ray Desmarais. A compassionate man with a big heart for the hurting and homeless, Ray wanted to do something practical to help. Over the years, … Continue reading

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01. February 2016 by Wisdom Hunter
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Every nation, tribe, people and language

The Book of Revelation is punctuated by a series of powerful images of the heavenly world and the Age to Come. In one of my favourite episodes from this amazing hope-filled book, the apostle John is given a preview of the Throne … Continue reading

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28. September 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
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Thirteen

Thirteen friends filled our living room last night. That may not seem like a huge number, but we have a small living room. They spilled over into the hallway and the dining room. Since the start of the year, Marion … Continue reading

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04. April 2014 by Wisdom Hunter
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Fresh vision for the House of Prayer

Marion and I would like to thank all those who have been praying for us over the past few weeks. God has been at work in our lives in many ways. Sometimes to really hear clearly from the Lord, we … Continue reading

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05. December 2013 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: House of Prayer, Neighbourhood | Tags: , , , | 2 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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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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Solitude, community, and why we need both

When I was a young boy, my family lived in the town of Forestville, on the shores of the St Lawrence River in Northeastern Québec.  Although our little company town had about 3000 residents, I knew only a handful of … Continue reading

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26. November 2010 by Wisdom Hunter
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Naked and unashamed

This post has been a long time coming.  My apologies to those who have noted that my posts have been less frequent of late.  There were many things I could have written about, but there’s a difference between picking a … Continue reading

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18. July 2010 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Reflections on Life | Tags: , , | 7 comments

Doing life together

When we are showing our neighbourhood to visitors we see it with different eyes.  Features to which I normally pay no attention, having become accustomed to them, grab my attention again when I am interpreting them to others.  So when … Continue reading

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14. August 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Relationships, Neighbourhood, Reflections on Life | Tags: , | 1 comment

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