Canada

Ashley Stad works with youth as part of Athabasca Reformed Congregation’s ministry among the indigenous people of Calling Lake.

What reading Tod Bolsinger’s Canoeing the Mountains showed Gail Hughes about leading the church in a changing culture.

As a young leader, Emily Smith offers her thoughts on how the church can connect with her generation.

Congregations participating in Ridder Church Renewal find the work of change challenging but worthwhile.

Canadian churches open doors to refugees.

In a world where leadership is glamorized, glorified, and even the subject of academic degrees, Marion van den Akker resists the word.

Many churches prefer a “clean break,” where the previous pastor is gone before the next arrives. But the pastoral transition at Calgary Community in Calgary, Alberta, was seamless thanks to one thing: mentoring.

For over 45 years, staff have been welcoming summer campers to Camp Shalom. That tradition continues today in the farm regions of Cambridge, Ontario. 

Every time I cross between Canada and the United States, a border guard glares at me and barks the requisite inquiry. Usually the answer is “no,” but this time I hesitate.