Help Calgary Church Collect Winter Clothing

***UPDATED We have an immediate need for a business in the Kensington area, or someone with sewing skills, to help us make minor repairs to clothes. Please contact us if that’s you. *** This winter there are a number of Calgarians who will lack basic winter...

Should Christians Occupy Wall (Bay) Street?

I was going to post a lengthy article on the subject, but I thought what’s the point of that especially when we’re talking about a ‘movement’? Should Christians be in the mix protesting? Should the protestors suck it up and get a job?...

Join Us for Our Fall Launch!

Calgary Church is growing! We’re coming into the Fall excited to reveal our plans to move to bi-weekly services. For the past two years we’ve had our Converge gatherings once a month, but now’s the time to move to twice a month. Why the change? We...

When Mercy Comes Knocking

During our last gathering our community faced a test. We were in the midst of a theme about righteousness and mercy (pulled from Matthew 5:6-7). It was very fitting cause little did we know we we’re going to practice that day what were literally preaching. That...

More Church When Your Equity Drops by 50%?

Originally Posted in March 2009 I commented in this post about the correlation church attendance in our city and the downturn in the economy. I compared two hypothetical churches, one boasting an increase in attendance, the other mobilizing themselves to help the...

Meekness vs. Narcissism

For those of you who couldn’t make this past Sunday’s Converge here are my notes. We’re in a series following some ‘wise sayings’ from Jesus found in the first book of the New Testament called Matthew. On this particular Sunday our...

It’s Easy to Love Friendly People

Something bugs me on and off again and it probably has to do with my own tension on the subject. You see, it’s easy to love people who are lovable. I’ve been thinking about the convenience of love and friendship as I think of ways to conspire a movement of...