Off to Willow Creek

Willow Creek is a name known to all pastors….well most pastors.  It was described by a friend of mine as Disneyland for pastors!  We’ll see for ourselves shortly.  This is the Global Leadership Summit and is an international event.  We’ve been invited to attend as a guest of Willow Creek Canada. Congregational ministry is still…

Saluting the pastors of small churches

Gary Nelson told us during The Congress.ca that he attends a church of about 80 people in Toronto.  He shared about some of the people, some with very messy lives whose lives have been changed by the work of that church.  Yet he knows his pastor feels like a failure.  His pastor has been there…

Church for sale

The Anglican Journal, the Anglican Church of Canada’s paper, for June 2011 carries two significant headlines.  The first is that of the “Christian’s response to Osama bin Laden’s death”.  The second asks the question: “Will diocese of Moosonee disappear?” The state of The Church in North America is of course at the heart of this…