July issue 2014

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Features Visual arts contest – What is gospel? Winner: “Hands” 2nd Place – “Eyes Lifted” 3rd Place – “Lego Evangelism”  Honourable Mentions Two jobs, one calling ♥2 Sk8rs Columns…

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CCMBC restructures financial ministries, presents budget

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The Canadian Conference of MB Churches’ (CCMBC) finance committee made several presentations at Gathering 2014 in Vancouver, including a summary of the findings of a recent financial audit…

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CCMBC receives approval for sandbox

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Canadian Conference of MB Churches biennial convention, June 11–14, 2014 The centre, Vancouver, B.C. At Gathering 2014, CCMBC’s executive board introduced a motion to approve, in principle,a draft…

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2 jobs 1 calling

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

The world of bi-vocational ministry  Most pastors write sermons and perform weddings. Some also stuff bears, set insurance premiums and demolish bathtubs. Welcome to the world of bi-vocational…

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Visual arts contest: #1 “Hands”

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

What is Gospel? We asked readers to send us their best visual interpretation of “gospel.” Here is the top entry. —Eds. And this gospel of the kingdom will…

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Visual arts contest: #2 “Eyes Lifted”

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

What is Gospel? We asked readers to send us their best visual interpretation of “gospel.” Here is the second place entry. —Eds. In the same way, the gospel…

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Visual arts contest: #3 “Lego Evangelism”

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

What is Gospel? We asked readers to send us their best visual interpretation of “gospel.” Here is the third place entry. —Eds. Go into all the world and…

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Visual arts contest: Honourable Mentions

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

What is Gospel? We asked readers to send us their best visual interpretation of “gospel.” Here are the three honourable mentions. —Eds “Legacy”  The god of this age…

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♥ 2 Sk8rs

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

What do you do with an empty 30’x50’x16’ concrete storage locker? You share Jesus.  There’s a whole culture out there of baggy tuques and skateboards with a language…

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Spun around

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

I met Jesus on Winnipeg’s Osborne bridge one day. Volunteering for a local bike advocacy group, I was shivering at my post that morning when I encountered the…

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Reading Psalm 46 in reverse

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

About 20 years ago, my wife Erika and I lived in a house with a beautiful stream running behind it. During that period, I was worried, couldn’t sleep…

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Letters July 2014

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Landmark witness I’ve been thinking about the church’s practice of purchasing cultural landmark buildings, such as theatres or other historically relevant structures, to house Sunday services. While theatres…

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Discipleship in a world of busy

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

I help coach my daughter’s ball hockey team. It’s fun and sometimes head-thumpingly frustrating to watch 7–8 year-olds figure out the nuances of playing a game together. Everyone…

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Hands across the globe: Lithuania

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

  Laisvujų krikščionių bažnyčia (LKB) (Free Christian Church [of Lithuania]) Congregations: 7   Members: 207 Lithuania’s history includes alternating periods of proud independence and foreign occupation. It was…

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July Transitions 2014

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Harry Loewen – Port Moody (B.C.) Pacific Grace Church, Scott Koop – Highland MB Church, Calgary, Jonathan Giesbrecht – Greendale MB Church, Chilliwack, B.C., Doug and Deanna Hiebert, Jimmy Schimmel – Katepwa Lake Camp, Fort Qu’Appelle, Sask, Jim and Yvonne Mann, Dave and Bev Ellis, David and Alisha McKay

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