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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 … Continue reading “News & Notes Vol 13 No. 14”
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 … Continue reading “Finding our whole story in 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 … Continue reading “Mission in the Arrivals Wing at YVR”
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 … Continue reading “William Carey like you’ve never seen him before.”
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 … Continue reading “BC Yukon Regional Minister search”
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 … Continue reading “News & Notes Vol 13 No. 13”