Monique Alexander

CliffsNotes – November 2, 2021

Remembrance Day: I have asked our military chaplains to create a Remembrance Day service. It is probably too lengthy for you to use during your Sunday morning service (over 20 minutes), but you are welcomed to use it Sunday if you would like. Pastors, simply contact my office to get […]

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CliffsNotes – October 26, 2021

Greetings from the ‘Land of Living Skies’I have loved being in Saskatchewan! It\’s been too long! Over the past 6 days: I visited with most of our pastors; I presided over the Rev. Jessica Isaak\’s ordination (a gifted leader); spoke and had lunch with Lakeview people; was greatly entertained by

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CliffsNotes – October 19, 2021

A Thoughtful Listen or ReadI just listened to a podcast that is very inspiring. I don’t believe she identifies as a Jesus follower but her interviewer does. Carrie Nieuwhof interviewed Jacqueline Novogratz. Jacqueline is the founder and CEO of Acumen, a non-profit global venture capital fund, whose goal is to use

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CliffsNotes – October 12, 2021

HopeThe word that has been coming to mind these past few days as I have been preparing to write this is “hope”.Hopelessness can be like a dangerous cancer. Like cancer, hopelessness can cause one to live under an ominous cloud – a cloud of fear, sadness, and uncertainty. Hopelessness is

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CliffsNotes – October 5, 2021

Living into our FREESIt was so good to worship with Wesley Chapel FM in Scarborough, such a warm and \”corn-field\” welcome (they gave away bags of corn on the cob to everyone!). In the afternoon, that same day, I presided over the Reverend Blake Found’s ordination at Pine Orchard camp.

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CliffsNotes – September 21, 2021

  Clear VisionThis weekend I spent some time with members of our MEGAP at Wesley Acres. I found myself so very grateful for these volunteers and our MEGAP members across Canada. They have the very important ministry of journeying with potential ordained ministers. On Sunday I was with the Trulls

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Cliffs Notes – September 7, 2021

CITIZENSHIP CONFUSIONI believe that Canadian Christians are suffering from “Citizenship Confusion”. It is not a rare disease and has been around since the beginning of time. We will enjoy complete relief from this confusing disease, when we finally only have one citizenship for eternity.Citizenship Confusion impacts our sense of purpose,

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CliffsNotes – August 31, 2021

Spiritual ParenthoodI am experiencing deep sadness as I watch Haitians recover from another deadly earthquake – prior to the quake, I had heard how volatile the country already was. Several of our brothers and sisters in Quebec have had loved ones who were victims of the earthquake. There are also

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