Toronto

  • Homeless Connect

    Melody, a sister in Christ whom initially envisioned herself working with children in the mission field shares about how God led and compelled her to get involved with the lost and hurting in the city of Toronto. She has now become the Project Coordinator of Homeless Connect which serves the purpose of connecting individuals that are at-risk and…

  • torontosunrise

    This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24.
    What does it mean to find joy in the Lord? Jesus is our ultimate example of the way in which to live, and by looking to Him, we can better learn to embrace joy and find shalom in our own lives. Contributor Sandra M. shares the longing for rejoicing in the Lord…

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    When you drive or walk down your street what do you see? Well kept lawns? Clean streets? Big houses? These may be common sights for those living in the suburbs. But what about the people? One of our voices, Sandy, shares with us how God recently opened her eyes to see her community in York Region in a different light and her journey in learning…

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    Not only has it been our vision to share with you stories of what God is doing in our city. It is also our hope to encourage you to participate in what God is doing here.

    On February 22nd, we will be taking part of Coldest Night of the Year. We are joining thousands of Canadians across the country walking to raise funds for 65 Canadian…

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  • less-is-more

    We are just one day away from February, how are your New Year’s Resolutions doing? Did you make any? What’s the purpose of it? “One Word” is a challenge to instead of making long lists of new year resolutions and instead pick one word. Our friend, Alyssa, shares why her one word for 2014 is “less”.

    January (and February) are just like September…

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    Sometimes we feel unworthy because we don’t measure up to the world’s standards. Our editor Daniela shares how God has been healing her and helping her to see that God not only sees each of us as his beloved creations, but we are chosen and precious to him.

    Have you ever had those compelling moments to write something to share? The only time I’ve…

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    Our friend Sam, shares with us his struggles growing up and living a life filled with alcohol, violence and drugs. However, God was relentless and faithful in His pursuit after Sam and ultimately giving him a new heart and addiction for Him.

    I was born in Ajax, Ontario. I grew up in a broken home, my father was an alcoholic and upon my mother…

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    We just received this from our friends at Yonge Street Mission.  This coming Saturday a screening of a film made by 11 to 12 year old’s in Yonge Street Mission’s Youth United in Visionary Action will take place at the Regent Park Film Festival. The full press release is below.

    Inspired by True Events: New Film “Ride or Die” Vows to End Poverty,…

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    So often we allow sin to take a foothold in our lives and allow it to weigh down our hearts and our minds. Why is it so hard for us to let go and confess our sins? Who can we confess our sins to? Our friend, Heidi, shares with us her recent wrestling with sin and how the weight was lifted off her chest. 

    This has been a wretched week. It was…

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    Being part of WitnessTO has allowed us to connect and meet with lots of people from a variety of ministries and churches across the city. Pastor Darryl is the pastor of Liberty Grace Church. It’s a new church plant in the Liberty Village. Perhaps like me, you’ve never heard of this neighborhood and don’t even know where it is in the city. Here’s…

  • lovemovement

    Love Movement is a movement that started right here in Toronto. It seeks to “Revive a Biblical concept of love” and invites others to “Join the anthem.” In this video from WitnessTO’s “Witnessing His Story” event, Alice Best shares the purpose of the movement and how you can begin sharing love with others yourself!

    Read more about the movement…

  • remix

    REMIX is a week-long interactive and hands-on urban mission experience designed to equip, train and inspire young people to ‘center their lives within the mission and message of Jesus’. WitnessTO editor Bernard shares his experiences after participating in the most recent event.

    This year marks the 4th year that I have been involved with Toronto…

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    What does a children’s lemonade stand have to teach us about living out lives of faith? Our voice Sandy shares what God taught her through her kids’ recent philanthropic entrepreneurial venture.

    So my kids had this “Grand idea”.  They wanted me to help them do a lemonade sale with a lemonade stand.  I wasn’t thrilled at first.  My first thoughts…

  • bread

    What’s the point of Christians sharing meals together? WitnessTO editor Darren shares about his small group’s new-found tradition of eating meals together, and the greater significance of such feasts for our lives in glorifying God who provides our daily bread.

    Every second Wednesday of the month in Scarborough, a small group of Christians meet…

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    What is WitnessTO’s vision for helping to make God’s work most manifestly evident in Toronto? In this video WitnessTO editor Bernard Tam shares his vision for WitnessTO’s work from this summer’s Vision Night event.

    Toronto is a mosaic of culture that is quilted by 144 different neighbourhood fabrics creatively interwoven together. Each…

  • ourwitnessthankyou

    WE DID IT!!!! By the grace of God and with your support, we have raised a total of US$8,615 from 83 generous donors around the world for OurWitness!

    We just want to say a BIG THANK YOU to everyone who has supported us throughout the campaign this past month, be it through donation, emailing your friends, telling your church community about it or…

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    There are less than 2 days left in our OurWitness Fundraising Campaign!  If you want to partner with us in online missions, don’t forget to donate before 11:59pm on September 4th PST!  Make your voice heard!

    We have been so blessed by the outpouring of donations from people we have never met around the world.  By the Lord’s blessing, we passed…

  • Our brother Kevin was baptized recently and shared on his journey and struggles on the day of his baptism on what it means to have a living faith grounded in God’s grace and love. See how he was continually pointed back to turning to God time after time and finally found true joy in God.

    My name is Kevin and I stand here today publicly announcing…

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    There is only one week left in our OurWitness Fundraising Campaign! By the grace of God, we have made great progress in the past three weeks and raised $4,695 as of Aug 26th.   We appreciate all your continued support as we enter the final sprint of this campaign and fundraise for the remaining 41% ($3,305) of our goal.   With your help, we can…

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