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Where to Honour and Remember Our Veterans

remembrance2017 330On Remembrance Day, November 11th, take time to think of all who served during war, armed conflict and peace; past and present.
Give thanks to God for all those who served and sacrificed so that we can have religous and other freedoms here in Canada.

Read more for a list of parades and ceremonies in Ottawa and surrounding communities.

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Tragedy

tragedy comforting 330In the wake of [yet another] senseless tragedy in Texas this past weekend, people ask why God would let something so devastating happen. And parents, I know you struggle with how to answer this question to your kids. Read more for some tips for starting these difficult conversations (from Good Morning America), and for a few helpful coping resources (from Focus On the Family).

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How Do We Pray According to the Word?

prayforvegasDr. David Platt, President of the International Mission Board and founder of Radical, shared a list of 10 things to pray for in light of the tragedy in Las Vegas...

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Honour Your Pastor

pastorappreciation17We are blessed to have so many incredible pastors in the Ottawa-area who believe in church unity and who desire to see families and individuals across our city live out the Kingdom of God. But let's not ignore the fact that they are still human: they still get tired, feel discouraged, and need to be held up by their community. How are you making an effort to honour your pastor this October for Pastor Appreciation Month?

Read more for some shocking statistics about pastors...

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A Family Friend David Mainse 1936-2017

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It is with great sadness we learned of the death of Crossroads & YES TV founder Rev. David Mainse today, after a five-year battle with MDS leukemia.
CHRI Radio general manager Bill Stevens has known Mr. Mainse for many years and recounts their long-time friendship...

"It was the late 70's the first time I met David Mainse. He was the chief “Holy Roller” as we called them, working in a small rented space on Merivale Road in Ottawa next to Atkinson Film Arts the animation studio Vic Atkinson and I had started a couple of years earlier. We were a raucous bunch, long hair, beards and blue jeans. They were the polar opposite, clean cut, wearing business suits...

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Sharathon Carpool Karaoke

Your CHRI family having fun as we ramp up for #SHARATHON17

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Praying For A Local Family's Loss

ruiter familyPrayer Request: Since 1962, two generations of the Ruiter family have farmed Black Rapids Dairy Farm. Throughout that time they have been a staple in the community. Add a comment

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Addressing the ‘Mental Load’ of Moms & Dads

blog mental loadThe mental load of a parent is not often talked about and it is a common issue. One of the reasons it is likely not talked about is because of the selflessness that parents and guardians are portraying on a daily basis. This can often cause them to forget about their own wellbeing and can later affect things like marriage, happiness, and other relationships.

Here are four tips for you and/or your spouse if the mental load is becoming too much of a stress...

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Young Boy with Epilepsy in Need of Service Dog

Hayden 2017Prayer Request: Hayden is a sweet, resilient, and energetic 8 year old. In 2012, Hayden was diagnosed with a rare form of severe refractory Epilepsy with CSWS as well as frontal lobe epilepsy.

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VIDEO: CHRI Summer Splash at Camp IAWAH 2017

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