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Gratitude & Growth – Nine Years Together

I am so incredibly honoured and blessed to be married to Michael Van Pelt. I praise the Lord for the man He gave me to marry.

Though Michael and I are different in many ways, I find most times that our different personalities complement each other well…

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Faith

I Am Who I Am

Jesus is known in the gospel of John by describing Himself with a series of titles that are labelled the, I Am’s. But John isn’t the first time this name was mentioned.

Explore the beginning of the name I Am and what it means to gain a deeper understanding of your loving and powerful God.

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Finances

Financial Habits

I’m excited to share with you that Jennifer Hare, a certified accountant and financial coach will be joining our team of writers this year for our financial column. She has a passion for helping people with their finances, so take advantage of these great posts!

…As we start to settle into this new year, how are your resolutions going? Do you have big plans to make changes to your spending habits? Maybe you want to be more organized in your small business? Maybe you simply want to have a better idea of where your money is being spent. So often we have amazing intentions to make positive changes in our lives that just do not seem to stick. We often get down on ourselves and wonder why we keep failing. May I offer the suggestion that you are not failing but rather you just don’t have the right thoughts to make your habits stick yet? Keep reading to see if you can apply one or all of the following suggestions to help turn your success around.

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Faith

Wait on the Lord or Walk by Faith

Have you ever been in a situation where you’re not sure whether you should wait for the Lord to give you a sign in order to do something, or, whether you were supposed to do something in faith, trusting it’s what He wanted?

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Faith

Exploring Discipleship

Are you intimidated by discipleship? Do you want someone to disciple you? Are you nervous about discipling someone else? How are you supposed to do it? Let’s explore this together.

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Inspire Hope Podcast

Episode 14 – Could You Do It?

In this episode Brennan and Rhonda Cattani share some of the journey that God brought them on as he prepared them to plant a church in a core neighbourhood in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Their discovery was not groundbreaking, but it certainly was life-changing;  the discovery that all of life is church and church is all of life.

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Life

Getting Organized

Do you get the itch to organize after cleaning up your Christmas decorations? If so, how grand do you go in the endeavour?

Last year, I managed to convince Michael to help me rearrange the whole main floor of our house. I’m feeling the itch to move things again. We’ll see what happens this time! Poor Michael…

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