• No Need to Fear

    Written by Donna Mitchell for The Life “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold [...]

  • Writing Stories

    Do you have a story to tell? Our lives are made up of hundreds of stories, some very personal and some interwoven with the stories of others. Connecting Streams is a ministry built on stories: [...]

Lord, prepare me to be a sanctuary

Recently while looking for worship music on YouTube, I came across an old song that captured my spirit so intensely that I have been drawn to listen to it every morning, using it as a platform for my prayer time. The song, "Sanctuary, Lord Prepare Me" has been a magnet inviting me to think about [...]

2020-06-03T09:21:03+00:00June 3rd, 2020|Devotionals, Our Blog|0 Comments

The Coronavirus Challenge

Maybe you are old enough to remember using newspaper as wrapping paper? It was inexpensive and readily available. Compared to the extravagant wrappings of today, the brightly printed gift bags topped with multi coloured tissue paper, newspaper wrap is boring and certainly unappealing. Regardless of the ugly wrap, the excitement of discovering the surprise in the [...]

2020-05-04T09:42:46+00:00May 4th, 2020|Devotionals, Our Blog|0 Comments

The Greatest Story of Hope Ever Told

The empty tomb, unbelief, fear and doubt looming over the apostles as they attempt to understand what had happened. Their Teacher was crucified. He died and they buried Him and with it their hopes, dreams and plans...and now His body is gone... There was a sense of uncertainty as they attempted to think of their [...]

2020-04-03T09:32:45+00:00April 3rd, 2020|Devotionals, Our Blog|0 Comments

Encouragement Moving Forward

https://vimeo.com/399276402 Dear Valued Connecting Streams Family, We are all aware that these are unprecedented times. And we know that Jesus is still on the throne! As we navigate a time of self-isolation, I would encourage you to spend more time in prayer and communion with Jesus. He is our Hope and Rock. Although we are not free [...]

2020-03-20T17:14:53+00:00March 20th, 2020|Devotionals, Our Blog|0 Comments

Linking Connecting Streams Across Canada

I am sure all of you would agree that Iqaluit is not the most desirable winter destination. Approximately 2100 kilometres north of Ottawa, and as the crow flies, in the winter, this community experiences highs of -28 and the temperature can drop as low as -50 or -70 with the wind chill. Always ready for [...]

2020-03-03T00:00:40+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Devotionals, Our Blog|0 Comments

There’s Always More

Written by Donna Mitchell for The Life “Grace and peace [that special sense of spiritual well-being] be multiplied to you in the [true, intimate] knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.”- 2 PETER 1:2 AMP I will never forget the first time I experienced deep peace. My stepmother explained why Jesus had to die [...]

2019-12-27T14:02:02+00:00December 24th, 2019|Devotionals, Our Blog|0 Comments