Find a broken wall – and then Rebuild it.

Brian C Stiller

Find a broken wall, Brian Stiller says in his new book -- and then rebuild it.This is not a book for everyone. It is a book for leaders of Christian churches, ministries, and organizations. Particularly, it is a leadership manual for those individuals who are called to take on the leadership of … [Read more...]

Book Review: Find a Broken Wall

Find a Broken Wall

Find a broken wall, Brian Stiller says in his new book—and then rebuild it.This is not a book for everyone. It is a book for leaders of Christian churches, ministries, and organizations. Particularly, it is a leadership manual for those individuals who are called to take on the leadership of … [Read more...]

Motion 312 has support

Stephen Woodworth

When MP Steven Woodworth's private member's Motion 312 is debated in the Canadian House of Commons on Friday, September 21, Woodward will have a lot of backing.Woodworth's motion states "That a special committee of the House be appointed and directed to review the declaration in Subsection … [Read more...]

Canadian moviemaker produces controversial film Hellbound

Kevin Miller of Hellbound

Hellbound, a feature-length documentary that explores today's highly contentious debate over the Christian doctrine of hell, is set to hit Canadian theaters in October 2012, hot on the heels of its September release in the United States.Written and directed by award-winning screenwriter Kevin … [Read more...]

Why Canadian young people are leaving the church

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“Only one in three Canadian young adults who attended church weekly as a child still does so today,” says James Penner, lead author of Hemorrhaging Faith: Why and When Canadian Young Adults are Leaving, Staying and Returning to Church.Hemorrhaging Faith is a study commissioned by the Evangelical … [Read more...]

Music Ministries with a Message

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“God desires that his people would move outside the walls of their churches. He wants them to meet people wherever they are, whatever they do,” says Del Riemer, Associate Pastor of Summerland (B.C.) Baptist Church. “Too often local churches are like a prison that keeps their people in and … [Read more...]

Hidden data a health and political issue

Hidden data a health and political issue

The Institute of Marriage and Family Canada (IMFC) has accused the Ontario government of hypocrisy.In January, the Liberal minority government passed Bill 122, the Broader Public Sector Accountability Act. It was supposed to increase public access to information from hospitals and clinics. … [Read more...]

One Step Closer

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Grandview Calvary Baptist Church (GCBC) has cleared a major hurdle in realizing its dream of creating affordable housing in its Vancouver neighbourhood. Earlier this year, Vancouver city council unanimously approved the church's re-zoning application to convert the church's parking lot into a … [Read more...]

Going out with a bang

Billy Graham 1967 Centennial Canada Crusade

Evangelist Billy Graham is convinced that he is going to live until 95, and he wants to celebrate that event with the largest evangelistic event of his life.Graham first came to prominence through a tent revival in Los Angeles in 1949. His career has also included the 16-week New York Crusade in … [Read more...]

Gospel in the park

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The 40th anniversary of a unique ministry was celebrated on the evening of Sunday, July 29, 2012. That night, churches in the town of Dresden, Ontario, marked 40 years of “Sunday Evening In The Park.” This drive-in church service was the brainchild of Baptist minister Dann Filyer.The invention … [Read more...]

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