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Short Term Mission: Merv Budd

This Spring, TM Evangelist, Merv Budd and members of North Burlington Baptist Church went on a short term mission trip to Bolivia. We caught up with Merv to hear about the work they participated in and the impact it had. In June I was able to lead a team of 10 people to Bolivia where we participated in two very... Read More

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Fandango!

There was a change, a sudden and discernible change in the atmosphere. The professional servers in their crisp white blouses and sharp ebony vests began to offer trays of appetizers. Folks that had only witnessed such scenes on the television found themselves catered to in this stylish way. A sense of delight and... Read More

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The Sword & the Trowel

One of my favourite little puns is, “I was wondering why the Frisbee was getting bigger and bigger … then it hit me!” For a long time I have been looking for a handbook on “How to Build Community”. We recently started looking at Nehemiah in our Study and Prayer times and it struck me that this might be the... Read More

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Q&A with Rod BrantFrancis

In celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day, we caught up with TM Evangelist, Rod BrantFrancis, for a little Q&A about the joys, challenges and unique aspects of ministry in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. He and his wife, Lisa, who is also a TM Evangelist, moved to Tyendinaga in 2016. Here's what he had to... Read More

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Mutual Dependency: Street Hope Victoria

A Letter From A Volunteer As a volunteer, sometimes it is easy to see the needs of the Street Hope folks before you really see them as a person. When I am caught up in my service to others, instead of seeing the relationship as mutual, it can result in a skewed perspective. Thankfully, this is corrected by the... Read More

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60 Years Commissioned: Wally Corey

Celebrating 60 Years Commissioned TM Evangelist, Wally Corey, from Saint John, NB is celebrating his 60th anniversary as a commissioned Evangelist! Wally entered training in 1955 and is still active in ministry today. He has had an extensive ministry career and we wish him all the best as he continues to serve in... Read More

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Church Army: International Leaders Conference

In April, the triennial leaders conference was held for the global Church Army family. This meeting saw the leaders from 7 of the 11 countries meet to pray together, share ideas, and opportunities. While spread out across the globe, we share the vision and ethos of the ministry's founder, Wilson Carlile - who... Read More

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Understanding Missional Community

In 2016, Threshold Ministries (TM) launched a Missional Community (MC). Here are some FAQ that may help you understand what that means: What is the purpose of the Missional Community? The missional community exists to encourage, resource and enable people to share their faith within their own communities. Our... Read More

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Fandango

“What, in the world is a Fandango?” I expect to hear this question many times over the next few months. In fact you may be asking yourself that self-same question. Originally we were thinking about “Christmas in July”. During our early years Street Hope had sponsored a lavish Christmas Breakfast and we gave out... Read More

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Budding Relationships & Easter Baptisms

Jason Haggstrom, commissioned in 1991, has been leading congregations in remote and rural areas of Canada for a large portion of his ministry. Currently, serving in Prince Rupert, BC, he oversees the congregation of St. Andrew’s Cathedral and is Dean of the Diocese of Caledonia, offering support to the clergy and... Read More