Passion flows at national church planter’s retreat

Posted on Thursday, November 17th, 2011 by Roger Villeneuve in L2L, News | No Comments

Winnipeg, Man.- There was a palpable sense of God moving in our hearts: it was life-changing and just a foretaste of what we believe is coming for Canada, said Montreal church planting couple, Chris and Yanci McGregor, in response to their experience at the national church planting retreat held in Quebec City, Oct. 31Nov. 3. The event, sponsored by the C2C Network, an initiative of the Canadian Conference of MB Churches (CCMBC), attracted 145 mostly MB planters from across the […]

MB youth leaders gather at national convention in Vancouver

Posted on Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 by Roger Villeneuve in L2L, News | No Comments

Sixty MB youth leaders from across Canada will meet for a luncheon sponsored by the Canadian Conference of MB Churches (CCMBC) Nov. 11, in conjunction with the 2011 Canadian Youth Workers Convention held in Vancouver, Nov. 10-13. The complimentary meal, hosted by Merv Boschman, interim conference minister of the B.C. Conference of MB Churches, is an expression of thanks and blessing for the work of Canadian MB youth leaders. Organizers for the 2011 interdenominational national convention, featuring notable speakers and […]

Gary Burke: why Ministry Advantage matters

Posted on Monday, August 29th, 2011 by Roger Villeneuve in L2L | No Comments

By Jan Woltmann It’s a perennial question pastors and church leaders ask themselves: What would happen to this ministry or this church if I got hit by a bus? It’s not intended to be a morbid question; rather it’s a hypothetical one that teases priorities into sharp focus. At least one Canadian MB pastor in rural Alberta can answer with confidence: “I can get hit by a bus tomorrow, and I’m convinced this church is rooted enough to continue in […]