The Call To DREAM BIG
Mississauga, Ontario is a dynamic city of 781,057 culturally diverse people who represent nations from around the world. Being a thriving suburban city of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is home to many people who work and do life in the international city of Toronto. The need for the gospel of Jesus Christ is extraordinary, as many of the souls we meet on the streets of Mississauga are desperately trying to find hope and peace, not knowing who Jesus is, nor having ever been on the inside of a church. (more about Mississauga here)
21 years ago, I had a life-changing encounter with the Creator of the universe that I never thought would be possible. I came to know that being born-again was more than just a self-declared proclamation, but an experience that education, rehabilitation, and reformation, couldn’t remotely come close to. When I was born-again I was recreated. I found the HOPE that the people of Mississauga are looking for!
God has a masterful way of orchestrating our days and our purpose to influence the people in our world for His glory. Walking with Him and feeling His heartbeat has clarified our purpose, causing us to pursue a God-given dream of helping ordinary people experience extraordinary life in Jesus Christ.
For the last 20 years, my family has served in numerous places around North America and experienced the privilege of impacting lives with the love of Christ. As we look to the future, our dreams are bigger than ever before with the desire to experience a movement that inspires a generation to a holy awakening, and calls them to participate in the last day harvest.
Our passion is to go anywhere and do whatever is necessary to see people encounter the extraordinary life-changing power of His Spirit. In the spring of 2018, we embarked upon a strategic re-launch of a church of 22 members in Mississauga, Ontario. Together, our mission is to see ordinary people experience extraordinary life in Jesus; and our vision is to grow and plant churches until this region is saturated with the gospel of Jesus Christ!
Thank you for taking the time to hear our heartbeat.
We are confident that you, too, have heard The Call,
Read further to see how you can partner with us.
Generosity Makes The Difference!
The faith-filled vision of extraordinarychurch.ca is to be a healthy, growing, self-sustaining church within three years with the goal of planting a number of churches. The Greater Toronto Area is historically a very difficult city in which to plant a church. Your partnership will make the difference in the journey of seeing a church thrive in one of the most un-reached and un-churched cities in North America.
How you can give:
1. You, our friends and supporters, can be a part of our extraordinarychurch.ca story of provision through a monthly gift of $25 or more for the next three years.
2. Pastors, your local church can be a part of our extraordinarychurch.ca story of provision through a monthly gift of $100 or more for the next three years.
What you will receive:
1. Tax deductions for your generosity
2. Monthly ‘Healthy Church’ reports and updates
3. Short-Term Mission Trips and Special Project opportunities in Mississauga
4. Monthly access to FREE Leadership and Administrative Resources.
As you read this, we have prayed that you will be inspired and will respond by becoming a strategic partner, or by submitting a one-time gift as the Lord lays on your heart. Scroll down to view the Dream BIG Budget.
Pastor Akil & Sarah Thompson
In order to do what God has called us to in Mississauga, we need your help. Below you’ll find our full budget to understand exactly what you’re giving to.