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The following is the story of Sergio told in three acts and written by Doug Dawson (Open Arms FMC in Tillsonberg, ON) and Barb Peterson (Iglesia del Buen Samaritano in Sarnia, ON.) Sergio Act One The story begins in Tillsonburg, ON in 2006.  Lloyd Peterson (New Horizons FMC in Sarnia, ON) first met Sergio while […]

5 Things That Won’t Make Your Church Grow

Here are some good words from fellow Canadian Carey Nieuwhof who pastors in Barrie, ON.  Carey takes on the “silver bullet” theory of church growth. Click here to read, “5 Things That Won’t Make Your Church Grow.”

20-Somethings and Church

So I stumbled across something interesting from Barna Group the other day.  For those of you who don’t know, Barna Group has been around for about 30 years. They are primarily a research organization specifically analyzing religion and culture. Their new thing is a series of mini-books and DVDs called Frames.  Each mini-book is 100 pages […]

Turning Around a Church is Really Tough

This week I am sharing Ray Houser’s article, “Turning Around a Church is Really Tough – Will You Take the First Step?“ I think this article hits the nail on the head for many of us.  At times asking for help is difficult but needed. Click here to read “Turning Around a Church is Really Tough […]

Briercrest Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Free Methodist Church in Canada

A couple of weeks ago Kim Henderson, Director of Personnel, sent me an email suggesting I write a piece on the Memorandum of Understanding that has been signed between Briercrest College and Seminary and Free Methodist Church in Canada. General Conference delayed my writing and now it is no longer neccessary as Barry Taylor, Pastor […]