Announcing: Our Community Kitchen Project

Announcing: Our Community Kitchen Project

This Sunday, we’re launching a special offering for our Community Kitchen Project. I’m excited about this opportunity to build relationships and to serve our community. Why? Food is a powerful theme in Scripture. Tim Chester writes that Jesus’ “mission...
Questions About Easter

Questions About Easter

Easter is celebrated by millions of Christians around the world. It is the most significant event in the Christian calendar. Easter also coincides with the time of the Jewish Passover, and Good Friday is recognized as a statuary holiday in Ontario. Because the church...
Welcome, Students

Welcome, Students

It’s hard to believe that summer is over. Thousands of students are returning to school and getting settled in residences and apartments. For many, part of getting settled is finding a church. There are lots of good churches to choose from downtown, like Grace Toronto...
Awkward (in an Approachable Way)

Awkward (in an Approachable Way)

We held a planning retreat in early April to map out our plans for the coming year. In one of the exercises we had to describe our current state as a church. We gave everyone a pad of sticky notes and let people brainstorm. We captured everyone’s responses, but to be...
No Pressure

No Pressure

Marketers know a trick: if you make a product scarce, it becomes more desirable. That’s why so many products are available “for a limited time.” Shopping carts are open only for a few dates; if you miss this chance, you’ll have to wait for the...