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Canadian Baptist staff serve churches by providing information, resources, mentoring and support for the work churches do every day in their communities. One way our staff keep in touch is through CBWC Blogs. We hope many of these will interest you.

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Vol 1 No. 13 New Governor General

Canada has a new Governor General. Her name is the Honourable Michaëlle Jean. As we mark her appointment to this office may we remember 1 Timothy 2:1-3: First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions and thanksgivings be made for everyone, for kings and all who are in high positions, so that we … Continue reading “Vol 1 No. 13 New Governor General”

Vol 1 No. 12 Update

I would like to begin this week’s letter by giving thanks for Ying An the Baptist Union Development Fund Treasurer who is leaving us to work for the SNC Lavelin. Ying has had a fascinating journey in these last five years; coming to Canada, learning English, coming to First Baptist Calgary, working at the Baptist … Continue reading “Vol 1 No. 12 Update”

Vol 1 No. 11 Terry Fox

As Canadians we so rarely allow ourselves heroes. We save our adulation for people in their dying rather than pausing to give thanks for them when they are with us. We are getting better. We almost allow ourselves to give thanks for Romeo Dalerre, Katrina LeMay Dolm or Ric Hansen. But these folk are too … Continue reading “Vol 1 No. 11 Terry Fox”

Vol 1 No. 10 Resources

We want to talk this week about resources for personal, congregational and spiritual foundation. When it comes to resources it is probably best to refer to Charles Dickens’s comment in A Tale of Two Cities; “It was the best of times and it was the worst of time.” It is the best of times because … Continue reading “Vol 1 No. 10 Resources”

Vol 1 No. 9 Hurricane Katrina

This week’s letter is in three parts but despite that will be briefer than some of my earlier notes. I want to begin by commenting briefly on Hurricane Katrina. Then I want us to reflect on some items for prayer and finally turn to the personal choices that we all need to look at as … Continue reading “Vol 1 No. 9 Hurricane Katrina”

Vol 1 No. 8 Kenya Part 2

We left off last week sharing about all the things I had come to learn from our Kenyan partner churches.  You may recall that the main parts of that learning experience were their unity in Christ expressed in worship, care for one another and their care for the community at large.  I was also very … Continue reading “Vol 1 No. 8 Kenya Part 2”

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From the Chinook Side

Dennis Stone, Alberta/NWT Regional Minister

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Women in Focus

Faye Reynolds, Women in Focus

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Shannon Youell, Church Planting Director

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