God guides along a twisting path

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

It takes many steps to join two lives from Canada and Guatemala in God’s service. As Kim and Jon Pelen of Cedar Park MB Church (Ladner, B.C.) learned, those steps often include difficult, but wonderful, surprises.

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Love and Joy in the Spirit

Monday, May 1, 2017

“It’s all about love.” This was the message of PK, one of the leaders of the work among the Khmu, on the final night of The Church on…

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Mission is our prayer

Monday, May 1, 2017

As I looked upon the 230 people from at least 35 countries (and more cultures) who attended the ICOMB consultation on mission and prayer, I was excited and hopeful about what God wanted to say to us. But I also had a burden about a few things. Both elements were active in my presentation.

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What’s your protestimony?

Monday, May 1, 2017

I learned a new word recently: protestimony – a made-up coinage that tickles my fancy. It combines protest and testimony: the act of giving witness to our faith…

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The world is watching

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

  The world is watching Do you have a love-hate relationship with anticipation? It is often exciting to wait for a birthday package to arrive in the mail…

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Unity in the global family

Sunday, January 22, 2017

We seek a partnership that is rooted in profound mutual love, ordered around mutual submission and that participates in economic sharing unfettered by ugly paternalism or unhealthy dependency not only as a gospel demonstration of our unity in Christ, but also for the sake of the mission of God in all the world.

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At 80, Columbia is still pursuing the mission

Friday, December 16, 2016

“When we realized that this year marked 80 years since our beginnings, we decided to use this ‘birthday’ as an opportunity to ensure that we are still, by God’s grace, ‘pursuing the mission,’” said president Bryan Born at Columbia Bible College’s annual fundraising dinner, Oct. 21, 2016.

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What it means to be family

Thursday, September 1, 2016

A Canadian joins a Khmu service in the U.S. “Can I help you? Who are you?” The song leader interrupted the flow of the worship service to address…

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Mission-critical

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

It seems that hardly a week goes by without someone offering to interrupt me to do a survey. They want to learn about my experience or uncover my opinions.

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Partnership postures

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Einer and Girlesa Zuluaga don’t speak fluent English and not many members of Forest Grove Community Church, Saskatoon, can get much farther than hola and gracias in Spanish. But that hasn’t stood in the way of an empowering partnership.

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God’s witnesses to the ends of the earth

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Answering the call to mission “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all…

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Do justly, love mercy, walk humbly

Thursday, October 1, 2015

“We will see you soon! Is your church ready to receive the team from North Langley Community Church? Do you need anything?” “¿Sería posible…?” The Skype connection between Vancouver and Mexico was lagging, but this hesitation was more than just a network glitch. Pastor Carlos clearly wished to say something, but seemed reluctant. “Is possible that you come antes, before?”

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PCO gives leaders roots and seeds

Friday, September 25, 2015

Pastors Credentialing Orientation (PCO) “affirmed and strengthened my connection and commitment to the MB family,”  says pastor Greg Bright of Gateway Community, Canora, Sask. Bright was one of 31 leaders who dug…

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CCMBC profile

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Money hatches ministry Harold Froese: Moderator Harold Froese became moderator of the MB churches of Canada at Gathering 2014. Harold is an egg farmer, a director on the…

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Deep and wide: manual for mission from everywhere to everywhere

Thursday, July 9, 2015

“It’s a new day in global mission,” says Victor Wiens, mission capacity building coordinator for MB Mission. “There’s a whole new pool of workers from the Global South…

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