With our heartfelt thanks... As 2018 soon comes to a close, the Board and I want to thank you for your part in bringing FAITH, HOPE and LOVE into a broken world through the work of CBM. FAITH is a gift, but, according to Thomas of Aquinas, it is also a habit of the mind which brings eternal life in us.
In August 2018, we held the fourth summer of Kamp Tumaini in Kenya. Volunteers from across Canada, from New Brunswick to British Colombia, joined us in leading three camps with our Kenyan partners. Along with days of music, fun, and laughter, the camps provided times for sharing, prayer, and encouragement.
In March David was in São Paolo, Brazil teaching a joint Open Course and On Campus Course about Narrative. The course was bilingual, David taught in both Spanish and Portuguese and was attended by over 30 students. Students were deeply encouraged by studying the scriptures together, and challenged to be instruments of change in their
As you all know, June is the most busy month of the year as we hold our annual Middle East consultation as well as celebrating with our graduates. Through the course of MEC 2018 (18 – 22 June) we will work toward discerning a Biblically grounded theology of Islam and religion which constructively informs
In the Dominican Republic (DR) Bruno attended the annual gathering of the Baptist Churches of DR (IBAREDO) and visited several member churches. All the churches except one have bi-vocational pastors and typically are located in small rural or poorer urban communities. Nearly all the IBAREDO churches are actively engaged with their community – teaching kids music, engaging youth in
In February, a team of eight people arrived in Kigali from Grande Prairie, Alberta. They were to be in Rwanda for 19 days, but this was not a holiday. They were a Short Term Ministry team (STM) whose members had travelled a long way from home in order to Serve and Learn. They are from
This past month we had the privilege of hosting the Praxis team once again. Praxis is an incredible scholarship offered through CBM that’s available to those studying in Baptist Seminaries at the graduate level. This Course allows students to learn about missions by experiencing the field first hand. They learn about how CBM works,