Will you pick fear and defeat or trust and courage?

“They are but food for us” Numbers 13 Fifteen years ago these words brought my family and me the courage we needed to make a decision, one that would have a significant impact on us for the rest of our lives. In the spring of 1996 Archbishop

Does God really have a sense of humour?

“Everyone knows mules have a terrific sense of humour,” Brian Regan said as he related what a nature show taught him to his audience during his stand-up comedy special, The Epitome of Hyperbole (28:09). “I felt stupid. I called a friend up, like at random (y’know): ‘Hey Joey, this

Teaching the Teachers: Michael Hall

When I entered university, I would have been considered a good Catholic kid who was genuinely trying to live out my faith in a quiet manner while preparing to be a high school history and religion teacher. Four years later, I left university a missionary. In the

Experiences in India Far Exceed Dustin's Expectations

A team of 8 CCO missionaries from across Canada, including myself and also two supporters from Ottawa took the first half of June to stay in India for 10 days.  We met the leadership and trained students of a movement called “Jesus Youth”.  Jesus Youth is an

Called to Change the World: Michelle Buisse

I always had a desire to change the world. I did a political science degree because I felt knowing how the world works would help me change it. I had serious dreams of winning the Nobel Peace Prize one day. Now, I know that God always knew

Matt's Change of Heart, Changed His Life

By Matt Sardinha When I was asked to write about what God has done for me during the summer months, I honestly had no idea what I was going to write. My life has not changed that much, I have not had questions about the veracity of

Could Man Live By Sloppy Joes Alone?

“Sloppy Joes! Sloppy Joes!” was being chanted loudly by the kids as I brought out the white Ikea plate on which was enthroned a simple piece of bread, topped with the chunky, meaty sauce from last night’s spaghetti. I recently heard the Bible verse, “Man does not