Changes in CCMBC budget 2018

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

At the special general meeting in Abbotsford, B.C., Nov. 1, 2017, delegates vote on a budget that significantly changes the operation of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren…

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CCMBC Conference Call

Friday, October 13, 2017

On Friday, October 13 at 9am PST there will be a 90 minute conference call that all MB church attenders are invited to participate in, as first announced…

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Mid-year financial update

Friday, September 1, 2017

2016 results A detailed report of the results of the 2016 fiscal year has been posted on the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (CCMBC) website, along with…

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Pull out all the stops on one mission

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Just a few days before settling into the rhythm of the lazy, hazy days of summer, I was given the biggest mandate of my leadership life. “God is…

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The parable of the ostrich

Monday, April 24, 2017

Have you ever seen an ostrich? Though awkward and gangly, these birds have a unique way of operating under attack. When threatened, the ostrich attempts to hide itself by lying flat on the ground and sticking its head into the sand. If this technique doesn’t work, it tries to run away. If cornered, the ostrich goes on the offensive with a kick of its powerful legs.

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We continue his work

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

You hear it occasionally – “I am honoured to share the stage with…”. Sometimes actors and athletes, songwriters and singers, billionaires and bureaucrats are genuinely privileged to work…

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Church transformation survey results 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The responses to the second Church Transformation Survey have been received and the results tallied. In this second year of the survey, 150 churches participated. (At 61 percent…

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Executive Board meetings report

Friday, February 26, 2016

Executive Board Meetings Report The Executive Board of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches hosted the provincial representatives in Abbotsford, B.C., Jan. 28, 2016. This annual gathering…

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A view from the pew

Friday, November 6, 2015

In August 2015, the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches executive commissioned 6P Marketing to carry out a research project. The research was comprised of 20 in-depth interviews with MB pastors and provincial conference chairs across Canada as well as an online survey for MB Herald readers nationally.

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CCMBC 2014 stats

Friday, May 1, 2015

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Saskatchewan convention 2015

Monday, March 16, 2015

The theme of the 69th annual convention of the Saskatchewan Conference of MB Churches, Mar. 13–14, 2015, was “Unless a seed…,” drawn from John 12:24.

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Executive board approves mission statement, reduces budget

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

The Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches exists “to multiply Christ-centred churches to see Canada transformed by the good news of Jesus Christ.” The CCMBC executive board officially…

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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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The Starbucks effect of church planting

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Over the years, Starbucks Coffee has built their company by doing something many people consider at odds with good business practice: they’ve opened stores across the street…

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Reconciliation and First Peoples in Canada

Thursday, May 1, 2014

For the past several years, I’ve had the honour of developing friendships with First Peoples…

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