Cheryl Bear

2019-07-29T16:24:07-04:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

Dr. Cheryl Bear of the Nadleh Whut’en First Nation is a CBM Strategic Associate and serves as the Indigenous Relations Specialist. She provides leadership and education to Canadian Baptist churches seeking to be more engaged with First Nations communities. Please pray that the voices of Indigenous elders would be heard. Pray that the 94 calls

Jonathan Wilson

2019-07-02T13:21:44-04:00Tags: , , , , , |

Jonathan is CBM’s Senior Associate for Theological Integration and provides direction on the integration of theology and practice through writing, teaching, training leaders and speaking. Pray for guidance and for insight as Jonathan writes material to be used by CBM and partners in Canada and around the world. Pray for continued

Canada Day

2019-06-24T10:28:48-04:00Tags: , , , , |

On July 1, 2019 we celebrate our beautiful country’s birthday. The current motto, A Mari usque ad Mare, is taken from Psalm 72, and appears on Canada's coat of arms. The original Latin motto is taken from Psalm 72: "He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends

Cheryl Bear

2019-05-27T12:40:10-04:00Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Dr. Cheryl Bear of the Nadleh Whut’en First Nation is a CBM Strategic Associate and serves as the Indigenous Relations Specialist. She provides leadership and education to Canadian Baptist churches seeking to be more engaged with First Nations communities. Please pray that Indigenous people on this land would stop being viewed through the lens of dangerous and demeaning stereotype; that there would be fairness in every story, with

Acadia’s New President

2019-03-21T10:43:09-04:00Tags: , , , |

This week Acadia Divinity College (ADC) announced that the Reverend Dr. Anna M. Robbins has been named the 7th President of Acadia Divinity College and Dean of Theology of Acadia University. For two decades, Robbins has been a renowned speaker, leader, consultant, and teacher, who inspires initiative in ministry, innovation in theological education, and equips Christians to engage

Tragedy in Halifax

2019-02-27T12:14:30-04:00Tags: , , , |

Last week, a Syrian refugee family in Halifax lost their seven children in a tragic house fire. The Barho family was among 1,795 Syrian refugees who have come to Nova Scotia in recent years. Kawthar attended her childrens’ funeral last week along with 2,000 mourners who came out to show their support and grieve with the family. Ebraheim remains in

Carla Nelson

2019-02-04T12:23:44-04:00Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Serving in Canada/Africa Carla Nelson, PhD, is Senior Associate - Africa Liaison & Educational Specialist.    Based in Canada, Carla works with CBM’s International Partnerships team and Field Staff serving in Africa. She has extensive experience as a teacher, administrator and mentor in education. Since 2007, she has served as Tyndale University College’s Director of Bachelor Education