The value of “Hey, you”

Orientation Week at the University of Calgary is a festive affair. Every year, 5,000 first-year students parade along the manicured lawns of the South Courtyard, checking out the various booths

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Getting out of the student bubble

Every university and college student wants to do well in their studies, graduate with as little debt as possible and get a good job they can build their future around.

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What we learned at BaseCamp West 2017

Hey everyone, I got back from The Navigators’ BaseCamp week on Friday (May 5) and it was awesome! I met lots of new people, went on some great hikes and

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Giving God a Try

When I asked J what he appreciates from our team chapels, he said “I like the fact that no matter what, there’s someone who’s got my back.” This is now my

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Immersed in Sanctuary: Living out Jesus through mission

In the third week of February, a group of university students from Ottawa, Kingston and Waterloo traveled to Toronto to visit with and learn from the community of Sanctuary Toronto. These students

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Theology on Tap: Discussing life’s deep questions over beer

What would it look like if followers of Jesus led surprising and intriguing lives? This is the question Michael Frost addresses in the opening pages of Surprise the World. He talks

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Four discipleship legacies we can pass on

When we think of leaving a legacy, we often think in terms of death and how we will be remembered. However, it also applies to times of change. Whether it’s

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Looking back to a weekend of discipleship and community

This past June, I received an email asking if I’d be interested in reuniting with a bible study group I had been part of at Carleton University. I accepted, and

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The importance of a navigator

Throughout history, navigators have been crucial to the success of human exploration at sea. When you find yourself in the middle of the ocean, with no clear signs or pre-determined

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What does it mean to be an alongsider?

If you have ever attended a Navigator event, talked at length with a Navigator or read some kind of Navigator literature, it’s likely you’ve come across the term ‘coming alongside’

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