Apr. 7 Inspired by the “Neighborhood Mapping” seminar


On April 7th Missions Fest hosted the “Heart & Soul of the City: Neighborhood Mapping” gathering. Dr. John Fuder inspired more than 100 Christian community leaders to make “your church invaluable to your community.” Fuder encouraged us to observe rhythms of posture and action that involve: Listening, learning and earning the right to speak in […]

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First Nations Welcome

I want to express my thanks to Mary Charles from the Musqueam First Nation who welcomed Missions Fest to the traditional unceded territory of the Coast Salish First Nations. As Christians, we ought to be and are interested in the ongoing process of healing and reconciliation between people groups. Missions Fest — as a gathering […]

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Feedback and Praise for Missions Fest 2015!


We praise God for the 32nd Missions Fest Conference! Last weekend — Jan. 30-Feb 1, 2015 — thousands of people from different Christian traditions and churches got together to celebrate what God is doing “Across the Street and Around the World”! We praise God for the hundreds of volunteers who selflessly put in many hours […]

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Praying Towards the 2015 Conference


The 2015 Missions Fest conference is around the corner: Friday January 30 to Sunday February 1st! In preparation for the conference we pray for anointed encounters and conversations at the conference. 1)      Let’s pray: For all our speakers: keynote and seminar speakers, so that their words are guided by God’s Spirit. For our volunteers, so […]

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Revivals through the Disadvantaged People


On November 24, 2014, Missions Fest, C2C Church and Coastal Church hosted Andy Hawthorne from The Message Trust. Andy shared about his experience mobilizing thousands of people to boldly proclaim the Gospel and to bring transformation to schools, prisons and local communities through different Kingdom enterprises in many European cities. If your church or ministry […]

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Thank you! from new moms in the Philippines


“At the present time your plenty will supply what they need, so that in turn their plenty will supply what you need. The goal is equality”. 2 Cor  8:14. Watch the “Thank you” from Action International and new mothers in the Philippines for the hundreds of Bundles of Hope collected during Missions Fest 2014.

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Lifestyle Approach to Mission


I’m sitting in my office on a hot summer morning watching a lady come and water the community garden outside my window.  It draws my mind to the parallel between the lifestyle of a farmer and mission.  Too often we think in terms of a task to be completed and checked off, not a lifestyle […]

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About Being: Why you really need to dream

Dafodil - Carolyn Watts

I want to introduce Carolyn Watts to you. Carolyn was an obstetrician who worked in the mountains of Afghanistan.  She addressed the harsh realities that emerge every day when you have limited medical supplies, water, and electricity.  She served those “beautiful and courageous – and needy – people” for four years before illness ended her medical […]

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Learning to Care for Those who are Sent

STRONGER TOGETHER: PARTNERS IN MISSIONARY CARE On Saturday, April 26, you have a wonderful opportunity to learn how best to meet the needs of our global mission workers. Paul Dyck, from the Canadian Member Care Network, asks:  How do we care for our missionaries and their children as they experience life uniquely, with difficulty and much grief? […]

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Missions Fest Announces Appointment of Executive Director

Meet John Hall: The Board of Missions Fest is pleased to announce that John Hall will join the staff of Missions Fest Vancouver on April 7th, 2014.  John will work together with current Executive Director, Dwayne Buhler, over the months of April and May, taking on the position of Executive Director at the AGM on May 15, […]

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