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Connectings Streams: Celebrate Spring!

The season is changing and we are all anticipating the arrival of spring!  After a long winter the birds’ new songs, smell of fresh soil and warming sun is refreshing and brings great joy!  Although we’re experiencing ‘new life’ this time of year, the Lord promises new life every day of the year. 2 Corinthians [...]

2019-02-22T14:19:18+00:00March 26th, 2014|Newsletters|0 Comments

Connecting Streams: Resolve to Follow Him

Did you make any resolutions for 2014?  Have you succeeded in keeping them so far? For many people, New Year’s resolutions are so seldom kept that some resolve not to make resolutions to avoid disappointment! There is a resolution, however, that the Lord says will bless you. You will be blessed if you resolve to [...]

2019-02-22T14:19:19+00:00January 27th, 2014|Newsletters|0 Comments

Connecting Streams: A Year in Review

Another year has gone by and we are thankful for all the Lord has done through our volunteer teams and staff.  My prayer for this past year was that we would be faithful and courageous in our pursuit of God and praying His Kingdom will come and His will be done among those we were [...]

2019-02-22T14:19:19+00:00December 28th, 2013|Newsletters|0 Comments

Connecting Streams: Unto Us a Child is Born

This fall ministry season has been full. We sense a renewed release, freedom, and anticipation of what God is doing! We are speaking and sharing God’s invitation to follow him into a hurting world and challenging others to be bold Kingdom leaders. We had a Volunteer Training event in October that equipped passionate volunteers and [...]

2019-02-22T14:19:19+00:00November 27th, 2013|Newsletters|0 Comments

Connecting Streams: Follow Me

It was an ordinary day for fishermen. Jesus instructed Simon to let down his net in deep water. Simon obeyed and Jesus performed a miracle – filling the net with fish. Then, Jesus issued the invitation: “Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.” Jesus interrupted their lives – Simon and his friends [...]

2019-02-22T14:19:19+00:00October 29th, 2013|Newsletters|0 Comments

Connecting Streams: Taking Deliberate Steps

In the book Kisses from Katie, Katie Davis shares her story of starting a children’s ministry at the age of 19 in Uganda.  This mission was full of uncertainty and potential danger, but still Katie said she was “more terrified of living a comfortable life in a self serving society and failing to follow Jesus” [...]

2019-02-22T14:19:18+00:00August 23rd, 2013|Newsletters|0 Comments

Connecting Streams: How Do We Follow?

Jesus said, "If any of you wants to be My follower, you must turn from your selfish ways, take up your cross, and follow Me." How do we apply these Jesus' words to our daily lives?  To maintain focus we need to start each day with a humble heart, willing to receive His instructions while [...]

2018-08-27T15:27:39+00:00July 27th, 2013|Newsletters|0 Comments

Connecting Streams: Rejuvenated Purpose

Summer is a time of rest and renewal.  Long days and warmer weather provide the perfect setting taking a much needed break and spending more time with loved ones.  We can take advantage of this season of renewal by spending more time with the Lord.  Use this time to reflect on your life with Christ [...]

2013-06-25T11:33:51+00:00June 25th, 2013|Newsletters|0 Comments

Connection Streams: Ripe for the Harvest

Connecting Streams held it's annual Celebration & Volunteer Appreciation Event on May 26th at Sherwood Park Alliance Church.  The evening began with worship led by Lana Wilkins and her team.  This created an atmosphere of celebration and thanksgiving, preparing our hearts to hear from Connecting Streams leaders and volunteers as they shared their testimonies of [...]

2018-03-29T13:43:26+00:00May 28th, 2013|Newsletters|0 Comments

Connecting Streams: A Heart Like Jesus

Recently, a friend of mine who is an experienced member of a team, relayed her story of working with a new intern under her supervision.  She was losing patience, becoming unsympathetic toward her new intern. The intern complained about the harsh treatment she received. The Lord convicted my friend and she asked for the young [...]

2018-03-29T13:43:26+00:00April 22nd, 2013|Newsletters|0 Comments