Church planting boom unexpected

Sunday, June 1, 2008

B.C. churches gather for annual convention May 2–3 It appeared this year’s B.C. conference annual convention would be a fairly routine gathering. Significant changes in direction were made…

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Montreal English community strives for “incarnational” approach

Sunday, June 1, 2008

Whether it’s making sure a senior’s square dance event is planned properly, or mowing lawns for strangers, members of Montreal’s Westside Gathering MB church are out there working for the Man.

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Herald receives publishing honours

Sunday, June 1, 2008

The MB Herald received three separate honours at the 2008 Canadian Church Press (CCP) awards banquet May 2 in Cambridge, Ontario.

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MCC launches $500,000 Myanmar cyclone appeal

Sunday, June 1, 2008

Cyclone Nargis made lannews4dfall May 2 and devastated southern Myanmar’s (also known as Burma) delta region.

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May Transitions

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Introducing Delbert Enns, Edgar French, Daniel Beutler, Lorlie Barkman, Shannon Storey

Farewell to Dwayne Barkman, Clarence Peters, John Klassen, Josinaldo Almeida, Ron Hewitt, Jason Unruh, Daniel Williams, Terry Goertzen, Doris Neufeld, Gerry Goertzen, Tim Wiebe

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5 Questions

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Profile of Esperanza Multicultural (MB) Church, Burnaby, B.C.

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Ultra-marathoner quits job for Kenyan street kids

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Since Kenya’s civil unrest early this year, inflation has risen to 19 percent, making the purchase of basic goods a nightmare for residents and over-crowded refugee camps. In…

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New director for Centre for MB Studies appointed

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Doug Heidebrecht has been appointed as the new director for the Centre for MB Studies, a ministry of the Canadian Conference of MB Churches. Heidebrecht will replace Ken…

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Blaine Lake MBs increasingly appetizing

Thursday, May 1, 2008

With Saskatoon predicted to double in size by 2020 due to the development of oil fields and mines, small towns like Blaine Lake 80 km away are heading for a change. “With the boom, the atmosphere is different,” says Gerry Epp, who’s pastored Blaine Lake’s Gospel Chapel for the last 24 years. He and his wife Eleanor have been a constant presence in the town of mostly Russian and Ukrainian nationality.

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Gym does double duty on Sunday

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Eagle Ridge Bible Fellowship is one of five churches in a partnership to help homeless people in the Tri-Cities of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody, near Vancouver….

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The group that God built

Thursday, May 1, 2008

For a quarter century, Eagle Ridge Bible Fellowship in Coquitlam, B.C., operated out of a gym, so being turned down for a mortgage to build a new sanctuary…

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Aboriginal bridge building – an exercise in active listening

Thursday, May 1, 2008

“What pieces of land are important to you?” asked Darryl Klassen, coordinator of MCC B.C.’s Aboriginal Neighbours Program. Perhaps they’re birth places, memorable vacation spots, the open prairie,…

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Missional Harvest Saskatchewan board launched

Thursday, May 1, 2008

MB convention at West Portal Church affirms long-term vision On a prairie sky far in the distance, the sober rumblings of change can be seen but not yet…

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Chinese-language pastor makes history

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Grace Kim didn’t realize she would be the first woman in Canada ordained as a Mennonite Brethren pastor. “It’s solely God. I didn’t plan this,” she says. She…

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Alberta counts on ad hoc committee to point the way forward

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Annual convention of Alberta MB churches meets in Edmonton Alberta churches voted unanimously for an ad hoc committee to lead the conference into the future, after nomination ballots…

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