We Don’t Go to Church. We ARE the Church. 

Our lives are so busy. It doesn’t take long for our schedules to fill up with work, school, and recreation! And this is usually the time of year where many of us are planning and prioritizing activities for our families. This is such an important time to remember to be mindful of God’s will and […]

Have You Ever…

Have you ever thought about inviting your friends to church? I’m sure you have! After all, one of the greatest commandments after loving God and others was to “go and make disciples of all nations…” So it’s something that has probably crossed your mind at some point. What stops us from actually inviting our friends […]

Battle Ready: Training Souls

This summer at Pineridge Adventure camp was one of excitement and spiritual testing. I had the joy and honour to lead many of the lessons taught at camp this year! Nothing energizes me more than getting up in front of a group of people (big or small) and passionately sharing something I’ve learned! Add to […]

Consider the Possibilities

  I joined the Church of Christ a few months before the Mission Heights location opened its doors. The whole concept of a “multisite” church was new and strange to me. I didn’t quite understand the point, beyond a cost-savings perspective. A church gets to expand without rebuilding and has one staff to run it […]

Teaching Kids To Pray

  Perhaps I’m alone in this, but I often find praying out loud to be awkward and uncomfortable.  I’m often unable to just “talk to God”, but am instead compelled to put on a performance, of sorts, for those around me. I feel pressure to use fancy words and grand phrases. I quickly pluck religious […]

Evangelist– Bringer of Good News?

What do you think of when you hear the word “Evangelist” or “Evangelism”? I don’t know about you, but I used to have a pretty skewed understanding of what those words meant. I’m not sure if my misunderstanding was just my limited life experience, but those words used to conjure up images of bible-thumping “fire-and-brimstone” […]