• 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: [...]

Finding hope in another’s story: A Grief Process

“Jesus made all the difference in my grief process. I don’t know how people can grieve without the Lord.”⁠⠀ Linda Driediger is well acquainted with loss. As director of the Addiction Recovery Ministry within Connecting Streams, she’s developed a rich understanding of the grief process. ⁠She’s learned so much walking alongside others, but it’s been [...]

2020-08-27T12:43:57+00:00August 27th, 2020|Devotionals, Our Blog|0 Comments

Don’t Waste Your Sorrow

Written by Allan Mitchell for The Life “No, dear brothers and sisters, I have not achieved it, but I focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead, I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, [...]

2020-08-10T19:31:45+00:00August 10th, 2020|Devotionals, Our Blog|0 Comments

Connecting Streams goes virtual!

Thank you for your continued support of Connecting Streams. We value, appreciate, and pray for you. Please let us know if you have any special prayer requests. We have a committed team of intercessors who meet weekly to lift CS, our staff, supporters and volunteers up in prayer. We understand that this has been a [...]

2020-07-08T10:22:46+00:00July 8th, 2020|Our Blog|0 Comments

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|2 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