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Community Life – October 2015

Community Life Newsletter   October 2015 Loving Community Recently I found myself texting a friend, “We all need friends and help along the way.” My message was to a guy who’s going through a rough patch and as I talk with him he seems to be saying two things: “It’s all good, this is how life goes …” And at the same time,…

Crawl|Walk|Run – Every Step Matters

Our household is waiting for the day our one-year old grand-daughter takes her first step toward walking. That first step is important because it will lead to a next step and another step and then the thousands of steps she will take in her lifetime. It’s like all our steps are connected and flow out…

Practice Praying BIG!

Why does God work in profound ways in one setting and not in another? Why during certain periods of history do we see the Holy Spirit poured out and a great deal of spiritual activity occurs and then other periods of history God seems distant and unresponsive? Author Will Davis Jr. asks; “What are you…

Extinguishing Your Shadow Puppets

As a child, I used to love sitting in dark rooms making shadow-puppets using only my hands and a flashlight. By contorting my hands and fingers into unnatural shapes and positions, I was able to project shadow-puppet images that were both larger than life and warped from reality. Truth be told, shadow-puppets are not solely…

Spiritual Banking: Investing Your Time

Sarah Hunter is a Community Life Team member who leads Women’s Ministries at Beulah. She is passionate about leading people to the feet of Jesus and watching the emotional, spiritual and physical healing and freedom that results from spending time with Him. Success for Sarah looks like a movement of people equipped to assist others…

What is the Perfect Christmas?

#PERFECTCHRISTMASYEG   I was sitting down with Keith and we were talking about the upcoming Christmas season, our theme of “Perfect Christmas” and how we can engage our city through social media. This video we recorded talks about these things and how we can use our little electronic devices that have so much power.  …

“For the love of God!”

Angie LaFavor is the evangelism champion on the Missional Team at Beulah Alliance Church.  Known as the resident “Alpha-holic” on staff, Angie oversees dozens of Alpha classes of various expressions as well as pre-evangelistic events.  Her passion is to see Christ-followers engage robustly in making Jesus known.   A few months ago, my girlfriend and I…

Essential Life and Strawberries

Tim Doherty leads the Formation Team at Beulah. He is passionate about working with leaders to enable and equip people to take steps with Jesus and to become more and more like Him. Success for Tim looks like people being awake to who they are in Christ, and then living as God’s intended blessing to…

Thanksgiving 2014

Bonnie Hodge is the Community Engagement Associate at Beulah Alliance Church.  She is passionate about helping people discover and be connected to their passion of loving God and loving others.  Bonnie believes our greatest mission is to make an impact by living BLESS where we live, work, and play.   Lessons from My Father I…

God is still changing lives – AGM 2014

At the 2013-14 Annual General Meeting (AGM), there was no denying that God continues to change lives through the ministries at Beulah. This year members had the honour to hear from several individuals who experienced this life change over the past year. Through stories, updates, prayer, and music, attendees of the AGM celebrated the past…