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Lloyd Hemstreet shares his unlikely journey of becoming the safe church coordinator of Classis Zeeland after becoming pastor of Coopersville CRC.
You're invited! Gather with Christians from across the continent at Inspire 2019 in Windsor, ON. Learn more at crcna.org/Inspire 2019 and check out these Indigenous-led workshops.
The Operation Manna Program of Diaconal Ministries Canada has been helping churches establish vital community ministries across the country for over 35 years. Read our official Press Release regarding big changes coming to the program!
The Extreme Weather Shelter operated by Gateway Church in Abbotsford, B.C., has offered over 160 individuals a dry place to rest this winter. So, is it making a difference? This is part 3 of this series!
During the past four weeks I’ve led four Sabbath prayer retreats: two for church councils on different ends of the continent, one for a CRC Classis, and one for the staff of a Christian High School.
The approach that a missionary or evangelist employs can be greatly influenced by their home culture. Imagine two missionaries: the first from a culture that values respect at all costs, and the second that values success at all costs. How might this show up in their approach? What if the elements of speed and novelty are added to the mix? These questions are not just rhetorical, but occur in real life. This article will examine how Matthew 24:14 has been used to justify the need for speed in missions.
This is a slide presentation I prepared and have used primarily as an introduction to how we have understood and practiced evangelism compared and contrasted to a more Biblical perspective.
More and more, people of other faith traditions are settling in Canada and the United States and becoming our neighbours. As we navigate a changing world and society, we are seeking to integrate witness and dialogue—but how do we best approach interfaith dialogue?
If passed, what would the effect of the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act be? How would we know? What should we know to responsibly lobby for or against it?
Church Planters tend to think church planting is the only way to go. Those in established churches tend to be more concerned about church renewal. Is there a middle ground between the two?