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lead a child to Christ

How to Lead a Child to Christ

Do you know how to lead a child to Christ? It’s a tremendous privilege, but it can be a little nerve-wracking too, if you don’t know where to start. We share some ideas and a downloadable pocket guide that can help you guide a child through this important decision!

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Shirley Whitehead

Shirley and Rosie: How a Special Friendship Reached Kids for Jesus

For more than 40 years, Shirley Whitehead and Rosie de Montmorency were a force to be reckoned with. The dynamic duo travelled thousands of miles, coast-to-coast across Canada and into the U.S., sharing the love of Jesus with children and youth through Sunday schools, clubs and camps. Watch Shirley’s inspiring video interview here!

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beauty

Advent and the Power of Beauty

“We are transformed to be like Jesus as our hearts and minds are captivated by His beauty and glory.” In the final post in our Advent series, One Hope Canada national director Bill McCaskell reflects on the most beautiful act in history: the coming of God in human form to save His people.

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family advent

How to Create a Meaningful Family Advent Tradition

Looking for ways to create Advent and Christmas traditions at home with your family? Read our guest post from Candace Kostna of growinfaith.ca, for some great ideas (links to free downloads and other resources!) to help your family celebrate the good news of Christmas in fun, meaningful ways!

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love

Laying Down a Life of Love

Have you ever thought about what Jesus may have been like as a young child? Emmanuel – God with us – spent the first years of his life as a baby, toddler and preteen; the lead up to his ultimate mission, the culmination of God’s great rescue plan for us. Read this beautiful Advent reflection from Roland McQuade, and find links to a five-part Advent series you can watch with your kids.

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Finding Peace

Finding Peace: Three Things You Can Do This Christmas

Do you long for peace this Christmas? Andrea Toews, Family Life Pastor at Eastview Community Church, reflects on peace in part three of our Advent series. Watch her video for three things you can do right now to quiet your heart and put the focus back on Jesus. Download a fun family Advent activity to help you bring peace to others!

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