Robert Rundle, the First Protestant Missionary in the Canadian Prairies

Visitors to the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Banff, Alberta, will pass a mountain known to the Cree as “Waskahigan Watchi” or “house mountain.” It is one of the most photographed and painted mountains in the Canadian Rockies. Since 1858, it has been called Mount Rundle, named after a missionary who ministered to aboriginal people groups in the Iron (Cree) and Blackfoot Confederacies. When the explorer John Palliser came to the area, he was impressed that even a decade after the missionary had departed, there was still evidence of his evangelistic work among the local Indigenous community. Robert Rundle (1811–1896) worked...

Ministry Opportunities across Canada (November 6, 2020)

We want to let you know about ministry opportunities across Canada. To that end, we will publish a ministry opportunity (or job board) article twice a month. Here are today’s listings: Heritage College & Seminary: Vice President, Operations & HR (Cambridge, ON) To learn more, click here. Westminster Chapel: Pastor (Lethbridge, AB) To learn more, click here. Cloverdale Baptist Church: Pastor of Worship and Music (Surrey, BC) To learn more, click here. To apply, email the church here. The First Baptist Church of Vancouver: Director of Children and Family Ministries (Vancouver, BC) To learn more, click here. The First Baptist Church...

Gather God’s People: Understand, Plan and Lead Worship in your Local Church

Every Lord’s day, God’s people gather to worship the triune God. How we do this is of no small importance because worship of the resurrected Christ is of no small importance. Gather God’s People: Understand, Plan and Lead Worship in your Local Church by Brian Croft, and Jason Adkins provides a brief and practical help to those responsible for leading worship in the context of the local church. This brief (144 page) book is divided into three parts: Understanding Worship, Planning Worship, and Leading Worship. Understanding Worship The first part of the book focuses on understanding worship Biblically. All throughout...

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