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  • 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, […]

    Making A Faith Plan

    Prepare your minds for action and exercise self control – 1 Peter 1:13 In my sermon on Sunday, I talked about making a Faith Plan. A Faith Plan is a tool to help you prepare and be intentional about maturing and growing your faith. Often times we live in the land of good intentions but […]

    Alumni of the Month: Deanna Lautenbach

    The Vision Forward Gala is coming up on November 2 and we would love to have you come and celebrate with us for the evening. Maybe it’s been a couple of months since you were at LIFT Church or even a couple of years. Either way, this evening is for you! The Gala is a […]

    Alumni of the Month: Adrienne Martens

    Vocation Journey In 2009 I graduated from Mac with a BA in Religious Studies. I moved to Toronto that summer to begin a Masters of Theological Studies in International and Urban Development with Wycliffe College. My 3 years at Wycliffe were incredibly formative (as were my years at McMaster) in my journey of vocation and […]

    Alumni Profile: Hannah Dies

    I graduated from McMaster three years ago, with a degree in Integrated Science + Physics. During my time at Mac, I found an amazing community of faith and friends at LIFT Church, and I played the piano for the LIFT Sunday services. Immediately after graduating, I moved to Kingston to do an MD/PhD in Biomedical […]

    Vision Forward 2017

    The Good News of Jesus continues to resonate in incredible ways on our university campuses. Together, with you, we have been able to see churches planted and people come to Jesus in a critical and influential time. However, the best is still to come as Jesus continues to build his church. For this reason we […]

    Alumni Profile: Heather deBoer

    After leaving McMaster and LIFT in 2014, I did a 1 year internship with the campus ministry Athletes in Action at the University of Ottawa and Carleton University. It was an awesome opportunity to see how God could use my life experiences to share my faith and encourage and challenge other student athletes in their […]

    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 […]