Canadian Ministries Use Sports to Raise Funds

Putting feet to a cause has become a tried and true way of raising awareness...


Faith Matters to Canadian Singing Sensation

Micallef credits his upbringing in the Church, his family and his faith...


Sewing Group Offers Training, Skills and Hope

World Tailors provides immigrants with sewing skills, business training and social connections in London, Ont.


Calgary Church Opens Centre for New Immigrants

Assisting immigrants through the struggles of a new life in Canada is what the New Canadian Friendship Centre is all about.


2009 Articles

November/December Issue
September/October Issue
July/August Issue
May/June Issue
March/April Issue
January/February Issue


November/December Issue

Prodigal God on Olympic Stage

Brian Doerksen's new musical tells the story of the prodigal son from the perspective of the older brother.

God Speaks Through Biker's Spokes

Twenty-four Alberta bikers rode to raise money for the Canadian Bible Society.

Women's Rehab Centre Dedicated

Teen Challenge recently dedicated their women's centre.

Training Pastors From Developing Countries

A group of Canadians is making it possible for pastors from developing nations to receive a theological education.

Renovation Ministry Grows

Church of the Ascension in Port Perry, Ont. has started an Unextreme Home Makeover ministry.

The Bear Facts

The Hug-a-Bear ministry comforts children and families in crisis.

Magazine Helps Churches Tackle Technology

Technologies for Worship Magazine has been established to help churches.

September/October Issue

Manitoba Ministry Reaches Remote Children

Pathway Camp ministries reaches out to First Nations children in northern Manitoba.

Church Benefits From American Connection

Church at the Falls receives help from Oklahoma's Life Church

Trash Can for a Cradle?

2000 Candles is a travelling musical that peels back the commercialism of Christmas.

Churches Engage Around Restorative Justice

Churches are invited to explore alternative models of justice and peacemaking.

Volunteers Continue Four Years After Hurricane

Canadian churches continue to help in areas of the United States hit by natural disasters.

The Christian Channel Now Grace TV

Grace TV is the new name of the Christian Channel.

July/August Issue


For close to 70 years the Scott Mission has been a presence in downtown Toronto, ministering in the name of Christ to the needs of those who are poor, homeless, abandoned and vulnerable. Founded in 1941 by a Polish immigrant, the non-denominational mission has remained committed to its original vision.

Mercy Rises With Manitoba Flood Waters

This spring, as the banks of the Red River swelled with rain and melting snow, the immediate response of churches across Manitoba was to help ward off what was expected to be the province’s worst flood in 100 years.

Church Giving Grew

In 2007 the average “religiously active” Canadian gave $1,038 to a place of worship compared to $887 in 2004, according to new research. That’s a 17 per cent increase compared to a Canadian average increase of nine per cent (from $400 in 2004 to $437 in 2007).

Drama Ministry Expresses Community

Lyf Stolte was a “green around the gills” actor when he accepted the challenge of creating a drama ministry at Sanctuary. The downtown Toronto church comprises everyone from street people to CEOs. With that type of demographic, Stolte quickly found one-off projects rather than a weekly program was the way to go.

Recommended Resources

A list of resources recommended for our readers.

May/June Issue

Christian Ashrams in Canada

A number of Christian retreats are using the Indian term Ashram for the focus on spiritual community.

Alpha is Going to Prison

The Alpha program, an introduction to Christianity, is now being used in prisons.

From Online Sermons to Revival

Greg Gordon has created a website called Sermonindex that contains the sermons of the great preachers of the past.

Author Lives in Babylon

Paul Vieira takes church outside the building.

Fireproof Hits Canada

The pro-marriage film, Fireproof, has been released in Canada.

March/April Issue

Equipping 'Deborahs' in Central Asia

Flo Friesen offers Deborah conferences for Christian women in Central Asia.

West Coast Welcomes Back Mission Boats

Christian volunteers travel by boat to reach isolated communities.

Bank Helps Charities and Overseas Missions

Jameson Bank is positioned to help charities and many of their clients are Christians.

Canadian Police Help in Namibia

Three B.C. police officers travelled to Namibia to share their expertise.

The Just Us Project

A film shot in Rwanda to introduce young Canadians to life in the two-thirds world.

Donations Enable Eye Hospital

Canadians donated $800,000 to open a new eye hospital in Parguay.

January/February Issue

Rocking It at Guitar Church

Guitar Church comes from guitar clubs in Alberta where new and advanced players come together.

Big Heart for Small Churches

Christine O'Reilly focuses on small rural churches.

Church Earns International Award

Yorkview Community Church was honoured for its outstanding work in Uganda.

Laundry Unfolds Life Skills

Homeless shelter provides work at a homeless shelter.

Singer Helps Widows in Sri Lanka

Jodi Faith partners with Work For Widows to make a difference in Sri Lanka.

Filmaker Releases DVD on Satire

Murray Stiller uses satire as commentary regarding issues in the Christian community.