KGF News & Stories
This week the mission connection we are highlighting is the Okanagan Valley Pregnancy Care Centre (OVPCC). They kick off the annual Baby Bottle campaign starting this week - Mother's Day and ending again on June 20th - Father's Day. Join us to bless this organization as they love on the moms and babes of Kelowna.
There were a lot of really good and insightful questions asked in our Annual General Meeting this year, and our online format allowed us to give (hopefully!) good and (at the very least) thoughtful answers to those questions. Since everything was written down, we’ve decided to share those questions and answers with everyone over the course of a few posts on our blog! Throwing them all up here at once would be a bit overwhelming, so we’re going to do this over the space of four posts. We hope that you read them, and we hope that you’ll lift God’s [...]
MULTIPLY, our mission wing of the MB Conference, has just received an urgent appeal from COM graduate Deepak (along with Jaeem) that there are 9 church locations that they hope to help with urgent relief in North India. The families who need support have had savings dry up due to the lockdown and loss of work as well as expenses from medical care. They describe the situation with candor: "As (the) lockdown has extended and the majority of the fields where they work (are) not permitted to reopen, so people are in panic now." They have made a good [...]
Praise and Worship: I Chronicles 29:10b-11: “Praise be to you, Lord, the God of our father Israel, from everlasting to everlasting. Yours, Lord, is the greatness and the power, and the glory and the majesty and the splendor, for everything in heaven and earth is yours. Yours, Lord, is the kingdom; you are exalted as head overall.” Confession: Micah 7:18-20: “Who is a God like you, who pardons sin and forgives the transgression of the remnant of his inheritance? You do not stay angry forever but delight to show mercy. You will again have compassion on us; you will [...]
When I was asked if I was willing to share some thoughts on my faith journey, the first verses to come to mind were 2 Peter 1:5-8 . I remember well the teaching at KGF by Dr. Fred Braun on the book of 2 Peter and his emphasis on these verses. “For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith, goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love. For if you possess these qualities in [...]