NEPEAN, Ontario, Canada (BP)--From handing out coffee and hot chocolate at intersections to cleaning up after the local Christmas parade, Sequoia Community Church members have made service an integral part of their mission since the Ottawa-area church was born about nine years ago.
CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island, Canada (BP)–Messengers to the Canadian Convention of Southern Baptists annual convention overwhelmingly voted to change the convention’s name to the Canadian National Baptist Convention, culminating a process that began four years ago. Messengers also approved a church to church covenant which Jeff Christopherson, outgoing convention president, said defines the “substance” of […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Reaching this year's $150 million Lottie Moon Christmas Offering goal certainly will help Southern Baptist missionaries reach out to the lost -– and deal with the weakening American dollar.
COCHRANE, Alberta, Canada (BP)--A record number of volunteers assisted Canadian Convention of Southern Baptists churches last year, with the number of volunteers serving in Canada doubling from 2001 to 2002.
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The Iraqi army, which had invaded neighboring Kuwait so confidently the year before, was disintegrating under the pressure of American and other Allied forces sent to extract Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's forces from the tiny Persian Gulf nation.
COCHRANE, Alberta, Canada (BP)--The Canadian Convention of Southern Baptists has started a record number of new churches this year and continues to advance toward its goal of 1,000 churches across Canada by 2020.
MONTREAL (BP)--From location to language to leadership, the Canadian Convention of Southern Baptists has tallied a number of firsts.
MONTREAL (BP)--Imagine a church where an original oil painting, a musical lament or a basket of colorful fruit can help launch a spiritual discussion and facilitate a meaningful worship experience in which artists are valued as communicators whose messages can sometimes penetrate the human soul on a level deeper than words.
MONTREAL (BP)--Turn back to the Canada section of almost any road atlas, search for the province of Quebec and then look for a map of Montreal.
Standing out are two highways -- "autoroutes" in Quebec -- 10 coming from the south and 40 going east-west across the island of Montreal.
The autoroute numbers symbolize the increasing role the largest city in the mostly French-speaking Canadian province of Quebec plays as home to immigrants representing many of the world's ethnic groups, including newcomers from what missions experts call 10-40 Window countries.
ST. JEAN IBERVILLE, Quebec, Canada (BP)--From all appearances, it looks like a normal "Experiencing God group meeting -- about 10 people sitting around a rectangular table in a rented Scouts building discussing ramifications of prayer.