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Archives for: December 2016 (5 posts)
My First Year
December 28, 2016 @ 7:18 AM by: Richard Steinecke

Focussing on day to day tasks and planning for the near future, we often lose sight of the larger canvass of our lives. It was just a year ago that I started to volunteer half of my work week at Oasis. Looking back at my journal and blog entries, ... [read full post]

Miracle on Dufferin Street
December 21, 2016 @ 5:41 AM by: Richard Steinecke

I witnessed a strong argument for the existence of God last night. For our big turkey dinner we had, for the first time ever, a team of six firefighters from the local fire hall helping cook and serve the meal. They were wonderful: cheery, hardwor ... [read full post]

Blinding Amazement
December 15, 2016 @ 9:17 AM by: Richard Steinecke

Ken and Elaine are blind. They heard about Oasis at their church and wanted to check it out for themselves. So they got on the bus and went up the street to Oasis and somehow found their way to the side door and down the stairs. They joined the co ... [read full post]

The Community Gathers
December 10, 2016 @ 7:29 AM by: Richard Steinecke

There is really only one day when the broader Oasis community gathers together. Sure, much of the community is there for the spring and fall happenings, but those are task orientated events. It is only at the Christmas celebration that program par ... [read full post]

Preach it Brother
December 1, 2016 @ 9:29 AM by: Richard Steinecke

I have done a lot of presentations on behalf of Oasis. This week I preached my first full sermon as its representative. People do want to hear the stories of “mission work”, but this was a rare opportunity to also communicate how &ldqu ... [read full post]

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