Canada

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

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

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

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

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Canadian churches open doors to refugees.

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

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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.

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

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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.