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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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House of Prayer : Personal History

My first model for a House of Prayer was the L’Arche network of communities built around Jean Vanier’s vision of simplicity, community, service and prayer. I was introduced to Jean Vanier’s work in 1972, when I was 19 years old. I was full of … Continue reading Continue reading

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18. November 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
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Cleaning up garbage with Jesus

This morning I had the privilege of picking up garbage in our neighbourhood park and some of the surrounding streets here in Vanier, the historic part of Ottawa where Marion and I make our home with our daughter Bethany. I … Continue reading

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13. October 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
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My friend Jim

I bumped into Jim (not his real name) a few weeks ago when I was riding my bike through Vanier. I consider Jim a friend, but I had lost touch with him and hadn’t talked with him in a couple … Continue reading

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14. September 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Brokenness and Wholeness, House of Prayer, Intimacy with God, Neighbourhood, Social Commentary | Tags: , , , , , | 4 comments

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