"May our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father, who loved us and by His grace gave us eternal encouragement
and good hope, encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good deed and word."
- II Thessalonians 2:16-17
Coming to select movie theatres on March 4 and 5, 2015, The Drop Box is a documentary about the work of Pastor Lee Jong-rak and his heroic efforts to embrace and protect his community’s most vulnerable children. By installing a drop box outside his home, Pastor Lee provides a safe haven to babies who would otherwise be abandoned on the streets to die.
Don't miss this life-changing exploration of human worth. To watch the trailer and subscribe for email updates, visit Thedropboxfilm.ca.
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A pastor's wife without a pastor
by Martha Jolliffe
Read a heartbreaking story from a pastor's wife who lost her beloved husband suddenly and without warning. She wanted to share her story to encourage other pastors and their families to live their lives in preparation for what happened to her and her family.
Can Christmas really bring Sabbath?
by Pauline Doerksen
In order to bring a sense of balance amidst the panic and stress of Christmas, this pastoral family developed some meaningful traditions. Read about them here.
Why we are here
by Randy MacDonald
It’s hard to be a pastor. There are so many things bombarding pastors these days, like mission, vision, growth, discipleship, leadership, finances – and that’s only the tip of the iceberg. And then on top of all of those ministry responsibilities, there are also the personal responsibilities each pastor has at home. But don't give up.
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