Canadian Baptist of Western Canada

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Rev. Dalton Grant

Our beloved Pastor Emeritus, the Rev. Dalton Grant, left this life and entered into heaven on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 where he will live for eternity with his Lord and all those there with him. We will forever be grateful for Dalton’s loving determination in pastoring and prayer, for his desire for relational well-being, and […]

News & Notes Vol 13 No. 15

Easter Week Dear friends, Christ is risen! Christ is risen indeed! I am excited about this Easter Sunday. There are 3 things I want to mention in this newsletter. They are under the titles of “suffering of the son”, “evil for good”, and “the bodily resurrection in its completeness”. The first is a brief synopsis […]

News & Notes Vol 13 No. 14

Transitions Dear friends, I have an experience I would like to share with you today. Last Sunday evening I attended the installation of Callum Jones. Callum was formerly from First Baptist Penticton and is moving to Trinity Baptist Church in Vancouver. This was an event which took place at 7 PM in the evening which I would […]

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 […]

News & Notes Vol 13 No. 13

Of Prayer and Many Other Things Dear friends, I had two very exciting experiences of public prayer in the last two weeks.  They were so poignant and meaningful to me that I thought I would share them. The first was at the Provincial Leadership Prayer Breakfast in British Columbia.  I have experienced several Prayer Breakfasts […]

News & Notes Vol 13 No. 12

Transitions & Thankfulness. Dear friends, In the first newsletter of this month I outlined some major changes that were unfolding at the CBWC.  What I was not free to speak to at that time was that Bob Webber will be transitioning out of his role as Director of Ministries.  Bob and his wife Faye have […]

News & Notes Vol 13 No. 11

Balancing Between Extremes Dear friends, Today’s newsletter is a devotional and reflection on contrasting choices we are faced with I trust that it is helpful and meaningful. It tends not to be a newsy newsletter but a more reflective and indeed theological and practical newsletter this week. Thanks for your patience. God be with you. […]