In Your Corner
Earlier in the year, David began a collaboration with the MBCM team to produce a series of short audio stories from the corners of our province as worship for Assembly 2023. “In Your Corner” is the result.
Ten Years Stronger
Reflecting on ten years in ministry is not always an easy task. Scott Isaak shares his journey to full-time ministry and his ten years as the Crossway Youth Pastor. Join our conversation as we talk through the early days of leadership and reflect on the wisdom that can come after ten years of living and serving in Elm Creek.
Kristen and Caleb are community-minded pastors who have experienced the body of Christ as foundational for their faith. Their experience through college and in their church testifies to our innate need for each other. We met with them to find out more about their story and what they’ve been up to at the Community Fellowship Church in Newton.
The Spirit of MDS
During the Christmas season, we often look for extra ways to spread the joy and excitement of the season by blessing our family, our friends, co-workers and neighbours. This is also the time that we look around us for the people in our community, towns
Multiply Focus Interns Prepare for International Missions in Winnipeg
Multiply is sending another group of missionaries into the field this month from their Focus Internship program. The Focus Internship is a 9 month program that teaches, trains, and equips eager Christians to walk in step with Jesus as they enter the missions field. The
FaithWorks Celebrates 20 Years of Ministry
FaithWorks celebrated 20 years of ministry this past month, with a focus on the people who committed to growing this community’s mission. “The mission of the church from the beginning is right in the name,” said lead pastor, Melanie Unger. “It’s a dual-track focus. Spiritual
A New Season for Janelle Braun
Janelle Braun has been working with MBCM for five years in the area of Leadership Development. She has been on maternity leave for the last year with her second son and will not be returning to work this fall. We want to look back at
Southern Churches supporting Northern ministry at Simonhouse Bible Camp
It’s been a hard-hitting few years for summer camps and Simonhouse Bible Camp is no exception, but with the help of some of our MB churches they are getting ready to dive into summer programs in 2023. Simonhouse had to cancel their programs in 2020
Open Hands to Reconciliation
Selkirk Community Church (SCC) is a small congregation of about 50 – 60 people. The church recently built a brand new building with the intention of making it a space the entire community could benefit from. These were big plans for a small congregation, but
Building Community with Soar Heartland
125 students from around the province got to experience Soar Heartland this year. After having a last minute shift to online in 2020 and an online/hybrid experience again in 2021, the Soar team was excited to welcome students back into Winnipeg’s North End for a
Many people, One God
There’s value to being part of a specific denominational conference. It provides opportunity for support and accountability between many churches that hold the same beliefs and understanding. We hear stories of churches sharing building space with other denominations or even shared events, but we don’t
Assembly 2022 Summary
Manitoba’s 2022 Assembly was our first in-person Assembly since 2020. It was good to be able to gather together, as well as provide an online zoom experience for those that were unable to attend in person. Friday afternoon began with opportunities for people to experience
Chopping Wood with Purpose
Winnipeg’s North end, where Steven J. Klassen works as a pastor, has a variety of ethnicities and cultures that make the community vibrant. The community has much to offer but lacks enough opportunity for people to work and contribute. “The amount of cultural diversity in
Connecting in the Mess
“We hit the water and we canoed,” Shannon Wiebe recounts warmly. “It was probably one of my absolute favourite things in eight years of full-time ministry that I’ve done.” Wiebe is the youth pastor at Boissevain MB Church and has been exploring new ways of
Richmond Park is planting seeds in the hearts of these kids and their hope and prayer is that these seeds sprout and grow as the children keep coming and hearing stories about Jesus, making the connections and knowing that the church is a safe place.