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  • Thanksgiving // Day 7

    He replied, “One of you who has just eaten from this bowl with me will betray me. 24 For the Son of Man must die, as the Scriptures declared long ago. But how terrible it will be for the one who betrays him. It would be far better for that man if he had never been born!”25 Judas, the […]

    Finding God’s Grace // Day 5

    As we continue praying this week for the gala it is important to understand grace, Gods grace. The word grace comes from the greek word ‘charis’ which translated means “favour, kindness, or blessing”. We can all show grace to one another but when we talk about the grace of God we talk about the undeserving […]

    Praising God // Day 4

    Let all that I am praise the Lord; with my whole heart, I will praise his holy name. Let all that I am praise the Lord; may I never forget the good things he does for me. – Psalm 103:1-2 When was the last time you raved over a restaurant where you ate at or the meal that you had? […]

    Meditating on Scripture // Day 3

    Study this Book of Instruction continually. Meditate on it day and night so you will be sure to obey everything written in it. Only then will you prosper and succeed in all you do. — Joshua 1:8 Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand around with […]

    The LORD’s Prayer //Day 2

    By: Jess Hill The Lord’s Prayer Matthew 6: 9-13 9 “This, then, is how you should pray: ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, 10 your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. 11 Give us today our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. 13 And […]

    Why Pray, What is Prayer? // Day 1

    By: Jess Hill 1 Timothy 2: 1-6 “I urge you, first of all, to pray for all people. Ask God to help them; intercede on their behalf, and give thanks for them. 2 Pray this way for kings and all who are in authority so that we can live peaceful and quiet lives marked by […]

    Prayer Topic Ideas

    (If you are stuck and don’t know what to pray about for an hour, check out the items below!)   LIFT Church All of the teams (Prayer, Production, Creative, Setup/Tear-down, Producers, Food, Worship, Welcome, Announcements, Shuttling) Campus Life ministry (first years, students, alumni, faculty) H2H women’s ministry Forged men’s ministry Serve Our City ministry (Pinky Lewis, […]

    A Church to Call Home

    Summer is starting to wrap up, and before you know it, the halls and sidewalks of our campuses will be back to their familiar business. It’s funny how it feels like there is still so much time before the fall semester starts, but in truth, it’s only a couple weeks away, and with that, we […]

    Are you Ready?

    By Caitlin West A few weeks ago, while serving in the remote Northern Ontario community of North Caribou Lake First Nation, my team was asked to sing during the church service. As we approached the stage ready to sing, the pastor turned to us and in broken English said “Testimonies.” Testimonies? After some translation by […]

    When Leadership Hurts

    By Laura Wallar At LIFT Church we are big on the idea that at the core of leadership is a heart of service. It’s an idea we got from Jesus and it is rooted in our desire to live and serve as he did. Often, when I think of Jesus’ ministry I remember the dramatic […]