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God Story at Missions Fest

Laura from Jews for Jesus shed some light on her experience as an agency rep at our 2015 conference, themed “Across the Street: Around the World”. Her story reminds us all that God is ahead of our plans, already planning for us to encounter His goodness through divine appointments. I hope you are inspired by Laura’s “Across the […]

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Resisting Social Isolation

The issue of social isolation has frequently made the headlines, particularly after the Vancouver Foundation published the results of its Connections and Engagement survey in 2012. They were surprised to find that the issue Vancouverites care most about was not poverty or homelessness, but a growing sense of social isolation. One in four of the […]

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June 16, 2015: Welcoming FIRST Prebyterian Church

On June 16 Pastor Brian and Glynda, secretary, of  FIRST Presbyterian Church welcomed Missions Fest to their church office to receive their welcome as a new Missions Fest sponsoring church. FIRST Presbyterian Church has 151  years of history in New Westminster and is committed to missions.  In Pastor Brian Hornibrook’s view the church exists because […]

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June 10, 2015: Church and para-church leaders meet to envision collaboration

Missions Fest has served the church and para-church communities for over 32 years. The conference weekend gives us a taste of the joy of unity for the sake of mission. People from different churches and para-church organizations meet to exchange missional stories and celebrate together what God is doing in the world. Missions Fest would […]

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June 9, 2015: Welcoming the Tapestry Church (Richmond)

On June 9 2015 The Tapestry Church in Richmond (The Tap) welcomed Missions Fest to their staff meeting to participate in a devotional time (Gospel Re-Fresh). Missions Fest welcomed The Tapestry Church as a new sponsoring church in 2015. I was inspired by the many signs of life at The Tap that express a reaching out […]

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June 5, 2015: Welcoming Faith Community Christian Church (F3C)

On June 5, 2015 Missions Fest extended an official welcome to Faith Community Christian Church (F3C) as a sponsoring church. Pastors Ted Ng and Diane Gee warmly welcomed Missions Fest and shared F3C’s story and mission. This conversation happened around some innovative and very tasty donuts from the 49th Parallel Coffee Shop on Main St. […]

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May 28, 2015: Symphony Church and Season of Christ

In 2015 Missions Fest welcomed Symphony Church as a new sponsoring church. On Thursday May 28 2015, Symphony Church welcomed Missions Fest to their new meeting place in Port Moody BC. Missions Fest had a chance to facilitate a “Gospel Refresh” devotional and learn more about Symphony Church and its Season of Christ Project. I […]

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May 23, 2015: Jesus Rock of Ages Ministries

In 2015 “Jesus Rock of Ages Ministries (JRAM)” was welcomed by Missions Fest as a new sponsoring church. On Saturday May 23 2015, Jesus Rock of Ages welcomed Missions Fest to their BC Pastors gathering where Missions Fest had a chance to facilitate a “Gospel Refresh” devotional and learn more about JRAM. I had a […]

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May 21 2015: AGM & Thoughts on Cross-cultural Pastoral Ministry

On May 21 Missions Fest Vancouver held its 2015 AGM. It was a night of worship first and then of reporting on Missions Fest’s 2015 activities, audit and financial report.  John Hall, the director, shared with all the society members: some updates and clarification on the process for sponsoring church members to become a member […]

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May 6, 2015 Talking about collaboration among Christian Ministries

What a great joy to share ideas and food together. Thanks to each of the ministry representatives who came to envision future and more regular collaboration in the missional community. The questions discussed were: Is duplication of efforts something you observe while doing ministry? What kind of initiatives might help address this? What are 2 […]

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