Monthly Archives: August 2009

A Sure Foundation

By Jeremiah Smith I woke up yesterday and I realized I had not a single plan for that day, and so the possibilities of what to do were endless.  The first thing I decided was to hit the snooze button.  … Continue reading

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A Prayer about Prayer

by Richard Long, In many congregations across the world today, this is the ancient collect that was prayed on the twelfth Sunday after Trinity.  Good stuff, eh? “Almighty and Everlasting God, who art always more ready to hear than we … Continue reading

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God’s Verdict Outranks History’s says PM

by Richard Long,    Very interesting headline article in the Globe and Mail online today.  “God’s Verdict Outranks History’s says PM”.  It’s taken from an interview that Prime Minister Stephen Harper gave to a Quebec magazine back on St. Jean … Continue reading

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Lion Chasers

By Jeremiah Smith Lion Chasers Manifesto Quit living as if the purpose of life is to arrive safely at death. Grab life by the mane. Set God-sized goals. Pursue God-ordained passions. Go after a dream that is destined to fail … Continue reading

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Seeds of the Kingdom – online devotional thots

by Richard Long,   Here at NHOP we really appreciate the work of Ellel Ministries.  Many on our team have received ministry at one of their retreats or learned valuable lessons at their schools over the years.    When Terry … Continue reading

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Vancouver 614 Community

We continue to encourage you to check out the 24-7 Prayer movement.  They are growing all over the world and also here in Canada.  They have also totally redesigned their website recently. The Vancouver 614 group that lives, ministers and … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Fall

by Richard Long,    We’re back!  Terry and I have taken the last 3 weeks off, so we are grateful to Jeremiah and Megan,( interns here at NHOP) for keeping this regular blog going.  By the way, all our staff … Continue reading

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The Blessing (Curse?) of Technology

By Jeremiah Smith A few days ago I read an article published in the Globe and Mail about The Budget, an Amish weekly newspaper.  It’s been in circulation since 1890 and has over 20 000 subscribers from Canada and the … Continue reading

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Praying For Our Prime Minister

By Jeremiah Smith “I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone— for kings and all those in authority…” 1 Timothy 2:1 Over the past few months we’ve been writing daily blogs on … Continue reading

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Collect for Purity

By Jeremiah Smith Since coming to Ottawa this past January I’ve been attending St. Alban’s Anglican Church.  I’ll admit that after growing up in a very pentecostal church, moving to a traditional Church was quite a switch.  However the richness … Continue reading

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