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…
Text and Context: Church Planting in Canada in Post-Christendom
Author: Leonard Hjalmarson, editor
Paradigm shifts aren’t new, even in the church. Throughout history, the pendulum has swung: different perspectives on faith, theology, mission, church life and ecclesiology become prominent while once-popular/widespread practices and disciplines fall into obscurity/disuse.
Book author: Sean Benesh
City vision in danger of losing sight of gospel “It is my contention that the city, though plagued with many social ills and broken on numerous fronts, is still at its core a gift from God. I would even venture to say it is the result of divine intervention.” So writes Sean Benesh…
WithAuthor: Skye JethaniToo often, Christians approach the Bible and God with an eye toward a three-step solution to whatever ails us. In the opening of With, managing editor of Leadership Journal and speaker Skye Jethani argues that we often see God as a means to an end, rather than the end himself.
To senior pastor Chris Douglas, it seems as if God had been preparing Central Heights to handle the aftermath. Just as the band Starfield was into its second number before some 1,200 fans, a 25-by-25-foot area collapsed, dropping people, heavy church pews, equipment, and building materials into the hole and onto the concrete one storey below.