I travelled to the 2017 Transform Our World conference in San Jose with high expectations, but ended up getting a lot more than I planned. I got touched by God’s heart for Canada and the world. It wasn’t all joyful; it was painful too. But I believe this is the right mix to motivate us to go and be nation changers.
Mashing up faith and technology: is such a thing possible? Well, thanks to Canadian tech entrepreneur James Kelly it’s not only possible, it’s happening now. FaithTech is bridging the gap between faith and technology with explosive results.
Antoinette Laffreniere-Stowe didn’t know that, as she worked away in the basement storeroom of a little outreach centre, Jesus was working out a new plan for her life. Antoinette is the Director of the King’s Way Outreach Centre in Hamilton, Ontario, a centre that isn’t just meeting needs but is working to solve systemic poverty.
“There has to be something more.” This is the phrase that Ian Green hears most often from Christians around the world today. As a former youth pastor, an international speaker and founder of the Proton Foundation – a launch pad for transformational projects based in the United Kingdom – Ian travels extensively sharing a message of the transformational power of God’s kingdom. It’s a message that says, “Yes, there is much more”.
What is hope? I found the answer lying on my bed, long into my recovery process from a terrible car accident that caused me serious injury and ended the life of my wife Anna. I had a choice, and that’s when I realized what hope is. Hope is a choice. If I have faith in God’s love, it gives me hope, and hope can lift, encourage, and put a man’s feet back on the floor to stand up and take another step forward in the strength He freely gives to us, if we’ll receive it.
“In times of change learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully prepared for a world that no longer exists.” -Eric Hoffer Dana Hanna knows a lot about transition. To hear her and her husband Michael’s story, their lives have been little else for many years now. It began during a season when everything was going well. And they were really uncomfortable about it. In 2012 they were both pastoring at Gateway City…