Merry Christmas from Jim Cantelon

Merry Christmas from Jim Cantelon

Dear friends. It’s Christmas, a time to celebrate the incarnation: God “taking on flesh and dwelling among us, full of grace and truth”. Kathy and I love this time of year, and we celebrate totally with our kids and grandkids. BUT- we are so aware of...
The Elevator Speech

The Elevator Speech

Have you ever given an “elevator speech”? That’s the 25 word answer you give someone on the elevator between floors when they ask you what you do.  Here’s mine : “We mobilize churches and transform communities.” If they ask for more...
New Logo’s Meaning is Finally Demystified

New Logo’s Meaning is Finally Demystified

“What’s with the new logo?” some friends have asked. Easy answer: “Boredom!” No. Not really. The fact is that our former logo was great for the first 12 years, but as they say, things change. We felt in moving forward we should look less...
Warm reception in Arctic Bay

Warm reception in Arctic Bay

Kathy and I have just returned from Arctic Bay in Nunavut – 700 miles (1200 kms) north of the Arctic Circle. The beauty is breathtaking. No trees. Just multi-colored vistas, mountains, and tundra. Massive wind-swept rocky plains, frozen rivers, and icy ocean...
Remembering The Power of Prayer

Remembering The Power of Prayer

How long has it been since you sincerely, desperately prayed for someone? In my case it’s been more than a while. But there we were, Kathy and I, 700 miles north of the Arctic Circle, and in the course of three days we were faced with three desperate prayer...
World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day

We’ve heard conflicting reports about AIDS these past few weeks. UNAIDS tells us there’s a slight decrease globally in infections this past year, while America’s ministry of health says infections are up appreciably among American young adults. The...