One year at at a time - discernment during years of silence. A powerful essay by poet Susan Plumridge from First Baptist Church, London.
live magazine regular contributor Morgan Wolf reflects on how the arts, whether visual or written, often rely on the storyline of a Chosen One - someone plucked from obscurity who will rescue the world from inevitable doom. Of course Jesus is the Chosen One. And He's chosen us.
When artist Julie Hunt looks at her landscape paintings of Rwanda she remembers the sun shining on the water, the warm breeze, the people who cared for her. She also remembers the transforming power of CBM's literacy project, run in partnership with the AEBR.
'If I really believed that redemption is at the core of who I am and the art I create, then I had to express it." Sharon Tiessen on her art piece Fragments.
In spring 2016, CBWOQ supported the set-up of Ntlo ya Setshabelo (House of Refuge) through a New Initiatives grant. Read Aimee's thank you letter to CBWOQ here. You'll get a sense of how important Ntlo Ya Setshabelo's ministry is to vulnerable girls. This article first appeared in the January/February 2016 issue of live magazine. Since this [...]
When you hope, be joyful. When you suffer, be patient. When you pray, be faithful. (Romans 12:12) There’s much to be said for trials. That they get us experiencing more of God, His grace and His strength tops the list. But . . . By Paul Carline.
Former Canadian Baptist missionary Paige Byrne-Mamahit talks about living in the light. "What I understand today is that living in the light means wanting to and learning how to read the secret character of hunger; choosing to bargain up, not down with a rattan mat vendor who hasn’t eaten in who knows how long."
Have you ever wondered if perhaps God had intended you for bigger things or that perhaps your chance at leaving a mark on this world has passed you by? Depending on how your life has played out, you may be experiencing some disappointment. By Rev. Suzanne Wilkinson.