Short Term Missions Focus: Discipleship International

by Travis Whims I have returned from Kenya/Uganda with a renewed sense of awe in who God is. Our team of 6 from Canada traveled to visit discipleship groups in and around Machakos, Kenya. We also traveled with a team of 10 from Kenya to Uganda to witness and participate in the first graduation in […]

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Exhibitor Blog Post by: Lighthouse Harbour Ministries

Bread Found – A Seafarer Finds Life “Cast your bread upon the waters, for after many days you will find it again.” (Ecc. 11:1) Lighthouse Harbour Ministries’ workers cast lots and lots of bread upon waters.  But, it is not the rye, multi-grain or even sourdough variety that the Ministry freely distributes.  No, instead, it […]

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Short Term Missions Focus: JAM Canada

By Jill Neilson, Executive Director How does one make sense of tragedy that inspires others to get involved? JAM Canada recently had to grapple with this reality, when a young woman who was excited about our ministry was taken much too soon. While visiting her parents, she went for a walk and was involved in […]

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Exhibitor Blog Post by: Dusty Sandals

Exhibitor Blog Post – “Squiggles on the Page” by Dusty Sandals “Their dream is to do something for the one third of the rural population who still cannot read…” Winter 2016 Twelve years’ hard work has produced an excellent Hindi Study Bible. But, is this work lost on those who cannot understand the squiggles on […]

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EFC Report on Missions Engagement in Churches


The Canadian Evangelical Missions Engagement Study Series is the first ever comprehensive national research on how Canadian Evangelicals engage with “mission” or “missions.” With over 3,400 Canadians polled and qualitative interviews with 56 Evangelical churches, this series of reports provides a snapshot of how and why Canadian Evangelicals engage with short-term and long-term missions, and […]

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Exhibitor Blog Post by: Adopt a Nation

Adopt a Nation exhibited at Missions Fest Vancouver for the first time in 2017’s, “Justice and the Gospel” Conference.  Adopt a Nation works with Japanese agencies in Japan to send students to loving families in Canada. They developed their process to create a stress-free environment for a Japanese’s student’s homestay in Canada. Learn more about […]

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2017 Special Project Results


Thank you to our 2017 Special Project hosts: Mennonite Central Committee – BC  for collecting relief kits during the 2017 Justice & The Gospel Conference. How many relief kits were collected?  325! THANK YOU to attendees for taking the time to participate and unite in God’s mission. How will the relief kits be used? The […]

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Celebrating 34 Years of Missions in Vancouver


Missions Fest Vancouver celebrated its 34th Conference this past weekend, and we wanted to thank the Church of Vancouver  for your continued support of the event. Highlights from the weekend include: 243 ministry and missions organizations were represented of which 24 were first time exhibitors; Average attendance per General Session was 1200; 2100 youth attended […]

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Can you believe it is only 10 more days until 2017 Missions Fest Vancouver kicks off ? Here are 10 tips on how your church can make the most of the conference over the weekend, as your congregation may be overwhelmed by the amount of information that is available. 1. Invite your ministry teams to […]

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Dec. 13th: Welcoming Northside Foursquare Church

On December 13th 2016 Missions Fest officially welcomed Northside Foursquare Church as a Missions Fest sponsoring Church. Northside warmly welcomed Missions Fest to their staff meeting to share a missional devotional (Gospel ReFresh).  It was a chance to articulate the Gospel and name where and how God is moving in and through Northside Church and through […]

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