If Jesus Christ is the lifeblood of Power to Change, our ministries are the heartbeat. Every two weeks we’ll be checking their pulse, sharing blog posts, stories and events from our 10 ministries and humanitarian partner. This is P2C Pulse.

Ministry Updates

Good Friday is this week. As we consider Jesus’ death on the cross, let’s also consider the things he didn’t do: here are 5 things Jesus didn’t say on the cross. [The Life]

 

 

Easter is a wonderful opportunity to teach children and grandchildren about the life, death and resurrection of Jesus. Here are 9 ways to celebrate Easter as a family. [FamilyLife]

 

 

Power to Change – Students shares stories from time spent sharing the gospel on Quebec campuses. “I never knew Quebec had such a large unreached population! And I never knew I would be so comfortable spending so much time engaging in spiritual conversations!” [P2C – Students]

 

Want to be involved with missions but unsure where to start? Here are five ways to get involved in missions, wherever you are. [P2C – Students]

 

Number one on that list of ways to get involved in missions is to pray. Here are some ways you can pray for global missions. [P2C – Students]

 

 

Elizabeth’s only chance of finding water was a village named Mokpa five kilometers away. Once there, the locals would not allow Elizabeth to fill her jerry can until their own villagers were finished filling their pails. “Sometimes we would spend the whole night there and not return to our homes until 2am,” she said to GAiN staff when they visited Logozohe. Read more of her story and the difference a GAiN water well made in her village through the Water for Life Initiative. [Global Aid Network]

 

 

At Athletes in Action’s annual retreat, student athletes from across the country gathered to learn about following Christ’s model of love. “They genuinely care about bringing up a generation of truthful followers of Christ,” shared University of Waterloo Wide Receiver, Mitch Kernick. [Athletes in Action]

 

In early February, AIA Pro chaplains, members of their families, and two players from the CFL, traveled to Israel to tour symbolic Christian and Jewish sites. It was an opportunity to bring stories from the Bible to life in a unique way and it had a powerful impact on everyone who went. “It was even better than I hoped,” said Calgary Stampeders chaplain Rodd Sawatzky. “Every square foot has history.” [Athletes in Action]

 

 

On average, 70 people come to Christ every month in West Africa through DRIME’s four teams in Benin and Togo. But ministry in West Africa is not simple: here are three testimonies from DRIME Calavi in Benin. [DRIME]

 

 

Where do you turn when you are flying blind? When pilots are left without visual confirmation of where the ground is, they have to depend on their instruments to keep them flying level and avoid a crash. When life gets stormy and clouds block our vision, to what instruments can you turn? [LeaderImpact]

 

Events

Take a culinary journey through the Easter story: Theo’s Good Friday Feast will take place on Friday, April 14th at Simon Fraser University. Seating is limited, so purchase your tickets by 8 pm, April 12th. [Theo’s Feast]

 

DRIME’s Run for the Nations is an excellent way to support the awesome work that DRIME does around the world. It’s also fun and family-friendly! The deadline for early bird registration is April 30th. [DRIME]

 

Power to Change – Students continues to host Fellowship Dinners across Canada throughout the month of April. Dinners in Burlington, Toronto, Calgary, and Langley are coming up on the 21st and 22nd. Register today to celebrate changed lives on college campuses. [P2C – Students]

 

FamilyLife is hosting a Weekend Getaway in Montebello April 21-23 and another in Halifax in early May. Register today for this powerful marriage conference that gives you time, tools, and a plan to enrich your marriage, and an understanding of the importance of spiritual health in your relationship. [FamilyLife]

 

LeaderImpact will be hosting a Forum in Oakville on April 19th with Carmen’s Group CEO PJ Mercanti. [LeaderImpact]

Get Involved

April 16th is the deadline to register for Global Aid Network’s Haiti summer project LIFE Team. The team will be involved in health education and health checks, construction and maintenance projects, and conducting a summer camp for the children of Ca-Ira Children’s Village and the surrounding community. [GAiN Canada]

 

Did you know that you can be a missionary right from your home or office? The Life Project is looking for online mentors who can walk alongside people on their spiritual journeys: share your life experience, provide resources and help lead people to Jesus. [The Life Project]

 

DRIME is sending a mission trip to Uganda this summer, to equip and train the local church in their powerful and effective evangelism tool. People on this trip will also have the opportunity to use drama to engage people on street corners, in spiritual conversations. [DRIME]

 

There are always volunteer opportunities in our ministries. Click to find one that fits your calling! [Power to Change]


Join the field staff of one of our ministries! Current opportunities include Campus Staff for Athletes in Action and P2C – Students, Director of Church Planting for The JESUS Film Church Planting Strategy, and Administrative Assistant for Christian Embassy. [Power to Change]