A veterinarian from Scotland senses God’s call to ministry. Where does he start? Tim Proudlove began with education, moving to Vancouver to take an MDiv at Regent College. But in addition to studying, he wanted practical experience. He found it at Willingdon Church.
Throughout Canada, Christ-centred churches are embracing the instructions given by Jesus to “make disciples of all nations.” At the Church Multiplication Conference in Calgary, Apr. 1–2, speakers emphasized that God’s purpose for all believers is a lifetime of spiritual growth and seeing others come to know Jesus and grow in faith.
MoveIn, a grassroots movement and ministry partner of the Canadian conference, provides opportunity for people from Christian churches to join teams…
The Province of Quebec’s proposed charter of values is generating charged debate about the place of religion in a secular society. If the charter is adopted, it will prohibit Quebec’s public sector employees from wearing conspicuously visible religious clothing, headgear and symbols.
As criminal investigation continues into gang rape allegations on some Mennonite colonies in Bolivia, local congregations see a need to reach out to people dealing with addictions, sexual abuse, and violence against women.
“It gives me a lot of joy to do this,” says Manon Desjardins, a volunteer in the MCC Quebec material resource centre in suburban Montreal, as she knots quilts. “Maybe someday I will work in an orphanage, but for now I’m touching a little part of my dream.”
A decision by federal Conservatives to abruptly terminate funding to a Canadian church organization has set off alarm bells among other church groups across the country.
It was a historic moment when the delegate body at Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Canada’s annual meeting, held in Winnipeg in November, endorsed seven foundational statements to guide the work of MCC, the final of the 12 MCC entities to do so.