Be inspired, feel connected and become equipped in missional living... Have a listen to this 3 minute video unpacking the vision for the EMERGE forum and a worldview for missional living.
A group of Canadian boys were en route to the game we love in the way thousands of hockey teams travel every year in Canada when the unthinkable occurred. A team bus filled with 29 Junior hockey players (ages 16 - 21), coaches, personal and a bus driver collided with a semi-truck at around 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 6th, 2018. To date 16 people are dead and one player is paralyzed from the waist... more
A NEW Vineyard community launched in the Fraser Valley, B.C.
Vineyard Canada "Emerge" Initiative is excited to see a new Vineyard community in the Greater Vancouver area called "the Table" launched this past weekend. "The Table" looks to become a diverse community seeking the way of Jesus together in an environment of authentic belonging. With the four core families sharing life together... more
Casa de Luz (The House of Light) in the Baja, Mexico started as a vision by the Abbotsford Vineyard in B.C.. Canada caring for children, as mother's went to work for the day... it has now emerged into the development of a whole community with many facets of care, training, support looking to see woman empowered, families equipped and mercy extended.
Near the end of 2017 Amp and I went to the north of Thailand with a small team of people from the Living Room Vineyard in Bangkok. Bangkok is a city of 10 million people. We are familiar with lots of people in one place so a trip to the north was a trip to the country side for us city dwellers. Our first stop was a visit with the mother of a lady from the Living Room Vineyard. She lived by herself... more
Jeff, an engineer, grew up in a Buddhist home in Thailand. He became a seclusive and quiet young man, due to his home situation. Education was his way out of the chaos of his home life. As an adult, through relationship with some missionaries Jeff encountered Jesus and He changed his life. Today Jeff and his wife Tida run the Yindee Coffee house in Rayong, Thailand, which also serves as the home base... more
The village of Muyange is developing into a more affluent neighbourhood and land is being swallowed up quickly. Opportunity has arisen for the ministry to purchase two adjoining pieces of land which would allow proper vehicle access to the church building as well as the necessary space for the expanding ministry. The reality is that once this land is taken, the ministry will not be able to afford to... more
What are signs of the Kingdom of God touching earth? How do we recognize them and participate? In this 3 minute vlog I touch on this by looking at the prayer of Jesus in Matthew 6:10 and by retelling a recent experience I had travelling between Nepal and India.