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Philosophy and Structure of Care for Cross-Cultural Workers

January 22, 2024 | 18 minute read

The Alliance Canada
One of our daughters returned from a full day of grade 7 studies at our local public school; having walked home with her brother, she flopped onto the couch and,…
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Cultivating a Church/Missionary Relationship: Suresh G.

December 18, 2023 | 18 minute read

The Alliance Canada
Missions work is not just about a group of people going overseas to heal spiritual wounds and provide fresh water! It’s about planting seeds of the Gospel, watering the plant,…
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Developing A Theology of Risk: Ronald Brown

December 11, 2023 | 18 minute read

The Alliance Canada
Is persecution good for the Church? For example, there is much political and ethnic turmoil throughout Africa these days. The family of God is sometimes caught at opposite ends of…
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A Journey Toward Understanding Suffering: Marion Dicke

November 27, 2023 | 18 minute read

The Alliance Canada
Like many international workers (IWs), I did not embark on my journey with a well-developed theology of suffering. Rather, it has evolved over the years and continues to grow and…
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Identity in Christ: The Cross-Cultural Worker’s Firm Foundation

November 20, 2023 | 18 minute read

The Alliance Canada
“When I grow up, I want to do what she does,” I whispered to my husband, John, in 2004. I was a fully grown woman with two children at the…
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Called and Nurtured into Missions

November 13, 2023 | 18 minute read

The Alliance Canada
Choosing a vocation or knowing the career for which one might prepare and train takes self-awareness, understanding of aptitudes and skills, wise counsel from those who know us, and a…
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Global Emergency Response Report: Turkey earthquake relief

November 10, 2023 | 18 minute read

The Alliance Canada
We are thankful for the response from Alliance churches and donors—altogether $377,730.30—to provide financial resources for our partners in Turkey as they responded to the earthquake that impacted vast areas…
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For Better or for Worse: Myra and Ronald Brown

November 6, 2023 | 18 minute read

The Alliance Canada
 We feared for our lives that day in 1997. Extreme tension between various military leaders in the city of Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, had brought out well-armed and determined militias…
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Choice: Cecilia Cheung

October 30, 2023 | 18 minute read

The Alliance Canada
 When I was eleven years old, I went for a holiday with my family to my birth country, Malaysia. I remember the long flight over the Pacific Ocean, the humid…
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God’s Work in and through Us: Merinda Enns

October 23, 2023 | 18 minute read

The Alliance Canada
 Although neither Richard nor I knew it then, God was uniquely calling us from when we were very young to say ‘yes’ to Him. He was calling us to go…
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