Maybe Simple is Enough?

Too often we get bogged down looking at what everyone else is doing thus stymiying our own ability and willingness to just do. Maybe our pursuit for ‘more’ shouldn’t be one driven by a pursuit to reach a satisfactory level of...

The Soul Cravings of Calgary

From Erwin McManus, a documentary on the Soul Cravings of our City. How would you answer the question, “what does it meant to be human?” I think I would simply say, “to love, and then love some...

You’re Not Doing Enough

Just prior to Pentecost we had a Converge morning (what we call our church gatherings) where we discussed the Great Commission together. The Great Commission is found at the very end of the first book in the New Testament called Matthew. (Spoken by Jesus in Matthew...

Unacceptable. Born This Way Part 2

Something needs to change. Fundamentalists have a knack for over representing themselves. They dominate media attention because of their contentious opinions and unfortunately many equate the entirety of Christianity with the dubious rhetoric emanating from this...

What to do About Poverty? Something to Say….

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_gAuFexchw] Note: Check out this dance performance at the Vertigo Theater this week only! Facebook event here. As a pastor I think I’ve erred on the side of giving people too much credit when it comes to poverty. I always...
Crucial Human Trafficking Event in Calgary

Crucial Human Trafficking Event in Calgary

A free research release and networking/training will be held this Friday, March 23. The research, by the Action Coalition on Human Trafficking and the Centre for Criminology and Justice Research at Mount Royal University, examines human trafficking and responses to...

Our Thoughts on Kony2012

**This post is from missionaries supported by Calgary Church and others. By missionaries we actually mean Ugandans in Uganda. Here’s Nicole.** I know this is likely old news by now, but we have had power and internet issues and anyway, this is for those of you...