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Oi and Cheerio doing jumping jacks
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Sep

A Reflection on Widji 2020 by Oi

When the news that campers and staff would not be coming to Widjiitiwin this summer I was (and still am) absolutely heartbroken. Throughout the past four summers either working or volunteering at camp I have witnessed God using Camp Widjiitiwin to transform my own life and the...
11
Aug

Guest Blog by Julie “Ribbit” Brown

My story begins in a south-eastern city at the border of Quebec/Maine (St-George de Beauce, Que.), where my father was the pastor of the local Baptist church. In the late 70’s, my family would vacation at MBC and this is how I first heard of Camp Widjiitiwin. I already had...
21
Jul

Drift to Destruction

“People do not drift toward Holiness. Apart from grace-driven effort, people do not gravitate toward godliness, prayer, obedience to Scripture, faith, and delight in the Lord. We drift toward compromise and call it tolerance; we drift toward disobedience and call it freedom; we...
14
Jul

An Audience of One

Ian Warner jr writes in his book Endure: An Athlete’s Guide to Faith, Hope & Success  The world will never praise you for the work you’ve done but God knows your heart. (paraphrased from memory). What makes these words so powerful is to know where those words came...
07
Jul

Digging into Christ even if your hopes are dashed

Think with me for a moment… You are an athlete, you train for years, month after month, day after day. You are told you have made the Olympic team for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. You are Excited You practice, you train, you work harder than you have ever worked in...
23
Jun

The Best of Times

Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities begins, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” That certainly applies to the past few months. Friends have grumbled about being cooped up at home but also enjoyed uninterrupted family time. Some have complained about their...
28
Apr

Christ is Enough. Really?

The leadership team and board at MBC have been working at refining our vision, mission and core values these past few years. One of the results of this effort has been a reinforcement of the core values that will drive our ministry. These core values are also the basic principles...
04
Mar

Give Them An Anchor

Guest Blog by John Friesen Today is February 29th. Many times we tend to feel or even dare whisper something like – ‘if only I had more time, I would get to do some of the things I’ve always wanted to’. Well, today is an ”extra day’ so what are (or did) you do...
31
Dec

Starting a New Decade…

What does it all mean to start a new decade? A look forward and a look back. What are the things you most remember about 2019? The special days, special events and special people (kids, grand-kids, parents, friends, etc.). What are the things you most look forward to in 2020?...
17
Dec

What Did The Shepherds Think? by Dan Bode

Their part in the life of Christ did not end on the night of His birth. How did they feel when the angels told them of Christ’s birth? Certainly they were awestruck. They were most likely quite shocked to be chosen to receive this announcement. They were, after all, fairly...