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Want to Become a Cinnamon Recommended Project?

What's it All About? We’re looking for new initiatives to join our menu of more than 30 other social action projects that are committed to helping the church to be “salt and light” in their communities. Have you ever paused for a moment to contemplate the fact that a single match can light thousands of [...]
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In Pursuit of Excellence

Be Excellent To Each Other We love The Message translation of Genesis 1:31: - “God looked over everything he had made; it was so good, so very good!” It’s a little reminder that our God is a God of excellence – he doesn’t settle for second best. It’s a theme we see throughout the Bible, perhaps best demonstrated [...]
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Love: The Tough Option

Is our nation is more divided than ever? Within our turbulent political climate, an atmosphere of distrust and even hostility is tangible between those who hold differing views.  Even within our churches, difference all too often dominates the conversations and stifles progress. Stories of schisms can overshadow everything else and make for juicy headlines to [...]
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Spectacularly Ordinary

If you were asked to list individuals who’ve changed the world, who would make the cut? Nelson Mandela, Emmeline Pankhurst or Martin Luther King Jr. perhaps? These individuals are indeed remarkable. There are certainly those among us who tear down barriers, make ground breaking discoveries, fight injustice and accomplish super-human acts to transform the lives [...]
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Can You Hear the Stranger

As churches, how many of us run the same initiatives expecting different results?  Albert Einstein is widely credited with saying, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” We certainly live in a ‘results-orientated’ world where our endeavours are measured by ‘key performance indicators’ and ‘return [...]
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