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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 : 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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What kind of Canada?

I am writing this on the eve of Canada Day.  Prince William and his bride Kate have just completed the first day of their highly-anticipated  visit to our land.  Here in the nation’s capital, the Canada Day crowds are expected … Continue reading

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30. June 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
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Happy Campers?

Parc des Laurentides, Gros Morne National Park, Bon Echo Park, Sydenham Summer Camp, Lac Philippe, Fitzroy Harbour, Algonquin Park, Frontenac Park, Presqu’ile Provincial Park, Cabot Beach, Prince Edward Island National Park – over the years Marion and I have camped … Continue reading

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05. September 2010 by Wisdom Hunter
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Excited about church again

Tomorrow is Sunday, and I am eagerly looking forward to worshipping and fellowshipping with my new church family at All Nations church.  I’m excited about introducing All Nations to Simeon and Heather who are visiting from Minnesota.  I get just … Continue reading

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28. August 2010 by Wisdom Hunter
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What are you living for?

Last week I had a conversation with one of my work colleagues.   We were talking about what we would do with our free time if we didn’t have to work for a living.  My friend is quite athletic and told me … Continue reading

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22. September 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Relationships, Reflections on Life | Tags: , | 2 comments

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