It’s Alive!

Have you ever come across something that you thought was old and lifeless, but as you picked it up or touched it, you realized it was alive? Depending on what the “thing” was, you were either excited or terrified! Or maybe even both. Sitting on my bookshelf is a 178-year-old Bible composed of six volumes. It is huge! It contains …

Training Leaders who Equip the Church

Imagine—our country, our world, transformed by Jesus through healthy and vibrant churches and ministries, filled with biblically-articulate, mission-focused, Spirit-led, and theologically-trained pastors and leaders! Imagine—the national seminary of the MB Churches of Canada providing 250 churches, more than 550 pastors and 1,500 elders, and countless ministry leaders with theological education and ministry training that is: Nationally distributed and accessible regardless ...

We Have Reason to Praise

“How good it is to sing praises to our God” (Psalm 147:1). There are days when it feels like we have become a nation of grumblers whose every grievance demands our most urgent attention. Not that all injustices rank the same. The persecuted church worldwide, and the 100,000 unborn children who are yearly eliminated on Canadian soil barely register on ...

Living After Easter

I remember growing up in central British Columbia, where Easter mornings were cool and crisp with the late winter air, and the morning skies were a deep dark blue. As children, we made an annual Sunday morning pilgrimage, along with many other families, to the top of a city hill to watch the sunrise and to celebrate the son-rise of ...