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About Being: Why you really need to dream

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I want to introduce Carolyn Watts to you. Carolyn was an obstetrician who worked in the mountains of Afghanistan.  She addressed the harsh realities that emerge every day when you have limited medical supplies, water, and electricity.  She served those “beautiful and courageous – and needy – people” for four years before illness ended her medical […]

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Learning to Care for Those who are Sent

STRONGER TOGETHER: PARTNERS IN MISSIONARY CARE On Saturday, April 26, you have a wonderful opportunity to learn how best to meet the needs of our global mission workers. Paul Dyck, from the Canadian Member Care Network, asks:  How do we care for our missionaries and their children as they experience life uniquely, with difficulty and much grief? […]

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Missions Fest Announces Appointment of Executive Director

Meet John Hall: The Board of Missions Fest is pleased to announce that John Hall will join the staff of Missions Fest Vancouver on April 7th, 2014.  John will work together with current Executive Director, Dwayne Buhler, over the months of April and May, taking on the position of Executive Director at the AGM on May 15, […]

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God Called Many at Missions Fest 2014

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We praise God for a great 2014 Missions Fest conference this past weekend. Thousands of people from all ages met at the Vancouver Convention Centre to be inspired and to tap into what God is doing among us and in the world. You can still order audio or video recordings of all our plenary speakers […]

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Who is Hidden in Plain Sight?

This year’s theme at Missions Fest is Hidden in Plain Sight.  Some have asked, who are these people? There are millions of people who go by unnoticed; people we may pass by or see on our TV screens everyday. These “people groups” all have a spiritual need in common; they all need to hear about and […]

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A Piñata for Rosita – A Christmas Story

Each year I write a story from a different country for our family’s Christmas Eve celebration. I would like to share one of my family’s favorites, and by doing so, wish you and your family a Feliz Navidad!    Dwayne K. Buhler Executive Director, Missions Fest Vancouver A Piñata for Rosita The late afternoon sun dipped below the […]

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Connecting the Dots in Kenya

Missions Fest exists to help connect the dots between people and the opportunities in local and global missions. It is our purpose to challenge people to be involved in the Great Commission. Tim Hall came to Missions Fest 2010 when his mother saw an ad in the local Christian newspaper, advertising the first annual Film […]

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2014 Missions Fest Promo Video

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Our sponsoring churches play a key role in helping spread the word about Missions Fest every year. Please share and/or play this promo video at your church, or with family and friends.  DVDs will be available at our November 21st planning meeting.

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The Theme of Missions Fest 2014: HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT

I am looking forward to Missions Fest 2014! I trust and pray that you will have an opportunity to connect with people who seek to serve God, both in our country and around the world. The artwork on the front of this year’s magazine created quite a stir. One person asked if the blob in […]

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Sep. 18-22 Reconciliation Week in Vancouver

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Reconciliation Week John H. Boer, Missions Fest Board of Directors September 18-22 was a week of feverish activity. I did not attend all of the Reconciliation Week events, but I offer my impressions from the activities I did attend—a church service at which Bishop Mark MacDonald, the national Bishop of Anglican Aboriginals, spoke; the opening day; an […]

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