The Generosity of Light

2020-12-21T22:38:54-05:00Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Everlasting Father, I celebrate the overwhelming gift of your son, the Light of the world. Thank you that in him is the light of the glorious gospel of grace, that has overcome the darkness. Keep me ever mindful of the hope, peace, joy and love which your light reveals - the promise

All our work is ministry unto the Lord: Introducing CO323

2017-08-28T14:56:30-04:00Tags: , , , , , |

Col: 3:23”Whatever your task, put yourselves into it, as done for the Lord and not for your masters.” Under the Co323 brand, we continue to develop Marketplace ministries with both the Waddell and Guthrie families focusing on this in the Philippines. Marketplace Ministries involves fostering new initiatives, training partners to engage in the marketplace,

Double Your Impact!

2017-08-28T14:55:03-04:00Tags: , , , , , |

In April and May I attended the conferences of CBWOQ and ABW in Mississauga and Moncton. Workshops were presented on Marketplace Ministries highlighting the work of several of our Global Field Staff in this area and our continued scarf project that supports the Self Help Groups and Urban Muslim ministries in Eastleigh, Nairobi. The

Introducing Cheryl Bear

2020-02-13T13:28:32-05:00Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Cheryl Bear an award winning musician, author and theologian has partnered with CBM this year to bring focus to the issues of indigenous women in Northern BC Canada. Cheryl is a band councillor of the Nadleh Whut’en community in Northern BC.  In June, Cheryl’s Ontario tour visited Ottawa, Lakefield, Mississauga and Toronto.

UN Commission on the Status of Women

2017-08-28T14:53:37-04:00Tags: , , , , , |

In March I attended the CSW in New York. This Year’s the theme “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the changing world of work”. The Commission partners with  NGO’s from around the world focusing on the status, rights and empowerment of all women and girls, everywhere. The world of work is changing fast, spurred by innovation,

She Matters Retreat

2017-08-28T14:47:41-04:00Tags: , , , , , , |

In January 2017 a team of women visited Rwanda as part of the She Matters advocacy campaign. Here they witnessed firsthand CBM’s literacy programs and women’s empowermen, but above all else spent time building relationships with African Women.  Two thirds of uneducated children are girls. She Matters supports CBM programs which seek

Women Mentoring Women

2017-08-28T15:06:52-04:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

Building Bridges between women of Canadian Baptist Churches and the African Christian Church and Schools. On January 29, 7 female clergy gathered together in Mississauga to learn about the women pastors in Thika, Kenya and to plan for a mentoring program. The women will mutually benefit from shared prayer, devotions, support and

Groups of Hope Atlantic Canada

2017-08-28T15:06:52-04:00Tags: , , , , , , |

In November, Faith Holwyn and I visited Atlantic Canada, Visiting several churches and women’s groups. The New Sessions of the Groups of Hope “Hearing God’s Call for a Closer Relationship” were introduced and expand the use of the Groups of Hope in bringing Hope and healing to women around the world. In

Brenda Halk

2020-12-07T09:28:58-05:00Tags: , , , |

Serving Globally Brenda Halk is the Senior Associate for Strategic Projects and works with CBM’s International Partnerships Team and the organization's global church partners in the areas of gender based programs as well as Faith + Work Initiatives. Her work in gender based ministry involves equipping women to become effective agents of change