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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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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


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


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