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
"Good is God"... This is a statement that is intrinsically true.
However, when that claim is hinged to the view that "God is in control" we are beholden to an irreconcilable theological dance. It is music that does not resolve and then the dance must remain. In that framework we are left only to condemn God or ignore the depths of evil's grip on the everyday world.
When we live in privilege it means... more
They live across the hallway of an apartment block from each other. Both women are widows and they are inseparable. Over the last few years we have come to know them. The older of the two was a manager for a trailer park, until she moved into the apartment 3 years ago. I remember the day my friend Robert and I took communion with her and invited her to respond to the love of Jesus for the first time... more
Here is where my ache is exposed... a deep longing to see the beauty and power of the risen Christ be set apart from all else and completely win out in every circumstance. This is the catalyst for our work, here, in Nelson, to deeply embed ourselves into the lives of the pre-Christian. We then try to live out the life of Jesus and hope deeply for any opportunity to present Him in and through our... more