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,
We hope this update finds you well. Thank you for your continued prayers and support of the work God is doing in Latin America through theological education and academic discipleship. We believe that this year’s courses will be life giving to our students. A lot of the teaching we do is online. Just the other
Canadian Baptists began to serve in Africa sixty years ago this year, working in partnership with the Evangelical Church of Angola.
The effects of climate change have been felt globally, particularly in Africa with the already existing harsh conditions.
Below we are including stories from the past few months that we hope will not only bring you up to date on our work, but also serve to inspire and encourage you in your own ministries, be they in a church, your family, community, or workplaces. It is an honour to serve on your
We are back in Rwanda and ready to jump into the ministry here once more. The journey back began with an overnight in Toronto. This allowed us the opportunity to see some former colleagues. First we had supper with Johnny & Paige Byrne-Mamahit, with whom we worked for several years in Indonesia. Then we