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Finding our whole story in Easter

Finding our whole story in Easter by: Anne Smith, pastor at Southpoint When I grew up, I went to a little Baptist church that had only two liturgical days on the calendar: Christmas and Easter. Even as a child, this seemed strange to me. Suddenly, it would be Easter! We’d dress up, hunt for our Easter […]

Mission in the Arrivals Wing at YVR

Mission in the Arrivals Wing at YVR   “Last month, a middle-aged Mexican woman came to the door. I knew immediately there was something different about her; she was definitely in need of TLC, you know… just some loving care.” Dennis Kirkley says. He’s the lead chaplain at Vancouver Airport Chaplaincy; he’s also a CBWC church […]

William Carey like you’ve never seen him before.

William Carey like you’ve never seen him before. Deanna Storfie stars in a one-woman play about the legendary missionary, William Carey. “His story is tragedy. It’s hardship. But it’s also a story of how the gospel can change lives and transform cultures,” Deanna says of William Carey’s mission in India. The play has grown out […]

BC Yukon Regional Minister search

June will be a month of many changes: the strawberries will start to ripen, the days will begin to shorten again, Jeremy Bell shall retire as Executive Minister, Rob Ogilvie will become our new Executive Minister and some lucky duck will become the new BC & Yukon Regional Minister.  A search committee is in the process now […]