Articles on ◊ church ◊

September 2016

Mandarin Ministry in Metro Toronto

Mandarin ministry in Metro Toronto has gone through three phases. It began in the early 1990s, flourished from the year 2000, and has reached a plateau since 2010. Since most Mainland Chinese have an atheist … Read the full article

December 2010

“O come, O come, Emmanuel, and ransom captive Israel, that mourns in lonely exile here, until the Son of God appears. Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel shall come to thee, O Israel”. (O Come, O Come, Emmanuel, 12th century Latin

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September 2010


For many years the evangelical church in Canada has seen itself as passionate about mission. We have sent large sums of money overseas to support international missions while at home the local church seldom moved outside of its own … Read the full article

July 2010

So often we hear our context described as post-modern, post-liberal, post-Christian, or the like. Despite the image of collapse, the language displays a certain dose of Canadian humility and politeness: we don’t quite know yet what has really happened, but … Read the full article

June 2010

1 Peter 4.9 says simply: “Be hospitable to one another … .” Hospitality is a crucial Christian practice that manifests the welcome of God extended to humanity through the death, resurrection and ascension of his son, Jesus Christ. Through this … Read the full article