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2019|05 – Spring LEAD Event – “What’s Your Story?” (Sarah Heath)

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Spring LEAD Event 2019 “What’s Your Story” – Sarah Heath Our guest speaker Rev. Sarah Heath is originally from Canada and Southern Mississippi. She currently serves First United Methodist Church in Costa Mesa California, where she is the lead pastor for a church re-start. She shares her passion for storytelling and narrative theology. Author & First United Methodist PastorRev Sarah …

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AGM 2019 – Video Index

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This year’s format of the Be In Christ Church of Canada’s Annual General Meeting presentations will follow a 9 minute talk format, similar to that of TED talks or Q Ideas. We are excited to introduce this new format in order to showcase news, stories, updates and information from both across and beyond the Be In Christ Church of Canada …

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AGM 2019 – J) Global Leadership

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Globally in recent years, we have seen the emergence in many places of certain leadership patterns found in – and even supported by – Christian churches. These forms of leadership can be called “cross-cultural leadership diseases,” and are common to all cultures and found around the world. Unfortunately, Christian churches are not immune to such illnesses. Spectacular-mania, recognition-mania, power-mania, independency-mania, …

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AGM 2019 – I) Camp Kahquah & FLOW Internship

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As a key part of our Be In Christ strategic vision, we are committed to investing in our young emerging leaders. We provide transformative opportunities for leadership development through Camp Kahquah and the FLOW Internship Program. At Kahquah we believe that leadership is developed through opportunities to learn, serve and lead. As high school students journey through the camp’s leadership …

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AGM 2019 – H) Effective Church Leadership

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In Romans 12, Paul affirms the gift of leadership and encourages those who lead to do so with diligence or energy. In Psalm 78, we learn that King David combined integrity of heart with “skillful hands” in his leadership. The Scriptures are filled with examples of this powerful leadership combination – passion and expertise. Today it is still true: to …

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AGM 2019 – G) Transformational Leadership

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It has been my observation as a pastor for the past thirty years that, in our society, where the pace of technological and cultural change is so fast and never-ending, the effects on the church have not been entirely positive. Truth is now considered a relative construct. As a result, our culture has marginalized the local church for this fundamental …

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AGM 2019 – E) Mennonite Central Committee

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At MCC we have great cause to be thankful. Our Be In Christ church community has again chosen to support the vision of “relief, development and peace in the name of Christ” through MCC. We are also thankful that, as we are approaching our Centennial in 2020, our long history in places like Malawi, Syria and Haiti has produced long-standing …