Serving Greater Vancouver & the Fraser Valley

18/02 February 2018

A conversation with Dr. Gordon T. Smith – President of Ambrose University & Seminary

by Peter Biggs   Background During my research on an article on Worship, some Pastors spoke of their dissatisfaction with the Evangelical ‘liturgy’. Smith’s recent book Evangelical, Sacramental and Pentecostal (Intervarsity Press) is timely. It describes clearly the different approaches to worship. He longs to see these three traditions unite together, and calls for an […]

18/02 February 2018


OTHER MINISTRIES by  Peter Biggs   Each month we will focus on one of these 12 areas of church ministry: •DISCIPLESHIP  •WORSHIP  •PREACHING   •OUTREACH  •SERVING the community  •SERVING the poor  •HEALING & DELIVERANCE •CHILDRENS Ministry   •YOUTH MINISTRY   •SENIORS Ministry   •MENS & WOMENS Ministries    • CHURCH ADMINISTRATION We will draw on […]

18/01 January 2018

2018 Worship Central Conference: Vancouver in February

Worship Central Canada will be hosting their third national conference February 16-17 at the Centre for Performing Arts (Westside Church) in downtown Vancouver. This two-day training conference is designed for church leaders, worship leaders, musicians, and followers of Jesus in all spheres of work and all walks of life who are passionate about encountering God […]

18/01 January 2018

Bart Millard on worship music and TWU

by Keri Vermeulen   The writer and composer of the only single in Christian music to ever achieve certified platinum from the Recording Industry Association of America, is now also part of Trinity Western University’s Worship Arts Program. Bart Millard, frontman for the Christian rock band MercyMe, and author of the GMA Dove awarding-winning, double-platinum […]

17/11 November

Three ways that worshipping keeps us faithful

Surviving our cultural Babylon By Johnny Markin It doesn’t take very long to surf the media to see that the Christian faith is under siege. Those of us who attempt to live Biblically find ourselves being “strangers in a strange land,” in what used to be a Christian culture, or at least one greatly influenced […]

17/05 May 2017

Spiritual Discipline: Worship

risky and transforming by Marion Van Driel Just weeks ago, we commemorated the death of Christ – that awe-filled love sacrifice for which our expressions of thanks could never be adequate – and then, a few days later we celebrated the incredible resurrection of Christ, the earth-shattering victory overcoming death itself. The Easter service is the […]