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When You Can’t Hear God

'Why can't I hear God?' 'Where is the Holy Spirit?' 'What happened to my joy in Christ?' All these are questions that I've asked myself many a time throughout my Christian walk. Perhaps you have as well. It can be frustrating and discouraging. You want to experience God, but so often prayer feels like a chore, nothing more than words spoken into thin air. Meanwhil...

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Gospel Contextualization: Labrador

Last month, myself and Steve Bray had the opportunity to travel to Happy Valley-Goose Bay in Labrador. This is my second time and Steve’s first to Labrador, a vast and expansive land that often gets forgotten about, not just by the rest of Canada, but even by Newfoundlanders themselves....

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The Battle With Temptation

The Battle with Temptation Let's face it, we all struggle with temptation. Some of us may deal with different sins than others, but that ever-present voice of the devil is always whispering in our ears, "This will satisfy you. This will fulfill you. This is what you need right now." Of course, if we're honest, we know of the excess of guilt and shame that follows in the ...

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Hope for those struggling to pray

I am sure I am not alone in confessing that a consistent prayer life is a challenge. We sleep in, only to scramble out of bed and rush into the busyness of the day, later wondering why our souls draw near to almost anything and anyone else before they ever draw near to Christ. Or perhaps we have had a long day at work or school, and simply desire a snack afterwards and a ...

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Perspective from a new intern

My name is Kurtis Rodgers and I am a summer intern here at Mile One Mission. I am from St. John's, NL and have just recently graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Bachelor of Music (BMus). I have been attending Calvary Baptist Church for nearly 2 years, but this is my first time in a role such as this. As I approached the summer internship, I have many ...

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