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Seven Reasons Baptism May Be For You

You call yourself a Christ follower. Maybe you made that decision as recently as this past Easter weekend, or maybe a very long time ago. So…what is the next step for you? For some of you…the next step is baptism. Now I realize for many of you that’s a scary concept. That’s why I’d love…

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What If They Say Yes?

You’ve heard us talk lots about inviting our neighbours, coworkers, and friends to church. But maybe you struggle with knowing how to actually do that. I mean, can you really invite someone so it doesn’t sound weird? Some people have already turned you down before–surely they are off limits? Will an invitation to church come…

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How to Make Your Easter Season Meaningful

How do you make the most of Easter? Spiritually I mean. A few years ago I began to look for simple ways to connect with God differently over the Easter season. So, in order to help you connect with Him in a new way as you head into the Easter season, I thought I’d share…

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What’s a Good Bible Reading Plan?

If you have ever thought about reading your Bible, you’ve probably discovered the YouVersion Bible App for your phone. It’s a fantastic resource. However, once people find it, two of the most common questions I get are: I want to read the Bible but where do I start? I found the reading plans on YouVersion,…

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You love our music? So do your guests!

Here’s something almost every guest we meet at Connexus says about their first visit – “I loved the music!” Music is key to our vision of creating churches that unchurched people love to attend. Scripture says that “God inhabits the praises of His people”. After launching 11 years ago, we have some key equipment and…

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2 fun ways to be FOR your neighbours this week!

Sometimes, getting to know our neighbours or inviting our friends to Connexus can seem daunting. We’re here to help! This week marks 2 easy ways that you could leverage Halloween to start relationships with people around you who need to know that God is FOR them.   Sit at the end of your driveway on…

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Authentic Friendships :: A GroupLink Story

Vanessa and her husband Kyle are core volunteers at Connexus. In addition to leading a group, Kyle serves on the production team and Vanessa serves on the Next Steps team. Together they host and lead a group of other young families who attend the Orillia Campus. I’ll never forget walking into GroupLink to meet our…

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