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"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

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Ministry is a high calling, but it's not for the faint of heart! Inherent in this line of work can be long hours, expectations of others, self-sacrifice and incredible times of joy. The Clergy Care Network and Focus on the Family Canada are here to help provide guidance when life is challenging — and to rejoice with you when things are going well.

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Feature Articles

The story of how we found rest

by Sam and Pauline Doerksen

How can you regroup and take tim to process your responsibilities in the midst of all the demands of life?

Investing in your marriage: What's love got to do with it?

by Randy MacDonald

Love doesn't just happen. It takes a lot of time, commitment and maturity. Learn how to raise the temperature of your marriage.

The benefits of having a coach in your corner

by Lori Durham

Coaches work alongside their client to overcome mediocrity, drudgery and sameness; embracing growth, opportunity and maximized potential – in ministry.

Cocooning at Christmas
by Wendy Kittlitz

Parents welcome their new baby home by spending weeks "cocooning" at home. This powerful time of bonding reflects our need to relax in the presence of our Father.


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