Come, Holy Spirit

Sunday, January 1, 2017

“Honey, let me hold your baby.” My husband Dave and I were happily sitting in a pew at Cariboo Bethel Church, Williams Lake, B.C., when this woman offered…

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The Holy Spirit living in us

Sunday, January 1, 2017

  When you hear the words, Holy Spirit, what’s your first thought or emotion? Are you filled with excitement and hope? Do you have a sense of fear…

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Winds of the Spirit in Brazil

Sunday, January 1, 2017

  Winds of the Spirit in Brazil “The pulpit is no longer central to church life and outreach. We now serve and help the community as the foundation…

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Telling the story of Jesus

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Have you ever witnessed an amazing athletic feat? Were you there when a celebrity came to town? There is something exciting about “being there when it happened,” isn’t there?

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On the Holy Spirit

Sunday, January 1, 2017

The Spirit is the believer’s seal…. There is great comfort here, for the Spirit’s presence in our lives is the guarantee that God in the last day will…

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A taste of church planting

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Nomadic Faith
Author: Paul Dixon
We Christians are quite good at describing what we’re against, but often grow rather silent when asked to describe what we are for. Paul Dixon’s Nomadic Faith doesn’t just take the easy road and decry what is unhealthy with modern attempts at church. Instead, he attempts to reorient the church through immersion into a life of church planting and discipleship actively led by the Holy Spirit.

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Shall we dance?

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

A driving quarter beat on the kick and a solid bass line were hard to resist. I cast a sideways glance at my staid and suited companion, and…

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Mennonite Brethren and the Holy Spirit

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

On Saturday morning at Manitoba’s Assembly 2015, Jon Isaak, director of the Centre for MB Studies in Winnipeg, presented a brief history of Mennonite Brethren engagement with Spirit-led,…

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Ready to respond to the Spirit?

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
http://loveisinthedetails.ca/blog/2010/10/11/come-for-a-drive-with-me/

Phillip Vallelly says he’s learning to take the Holy Spirit out of his ‘neat, little package.’ “I’m hearing things I never heard before,” says Vallelly.

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Manitoba Assembly 2015

Monday, March 9, 2015

The Holy Spirit took centre stage at the Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba’s (MBCM) Assembly 2015, aptly themed “The Church Responds to the Spirit.”

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Power to face the world

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Thank you, Holy Spirit! German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche made a surprising observation toward the end of the 19th century: he announced that God was dead. This, of course,…

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Who are true Anabaptists today?

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Winds of the Spirit: A Profile of Anabaptist Churches in the Global South
Authors: Conrad L. Kanagy, Tilahun Beyene, and Richard Showalter
“This is an exceptionally important book.” So says Philip Jenkins, author and authority on global trends in Christianity. As a student of the Mennonite Brethren church movement, I tend to agree.

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Learning from the Bereans

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Text Examined: Acts 17:11 – “There is a city in northern Greece named Veria. Ever heard of it? Probably not, unless I tell you the name in Bible times – Berea. Ever heard if it? Only a million times. There are Berean schools, churches, denominations, Christian bookstores.”

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Reviving a community Spirit

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Are we no longer communities of the Spirit?

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Olympic ministry proves golden

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Christians made a difference during the Winter Olympics – and were themselves affected.

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