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Come As You Are

Are you struggling? Is your life a mess? Addicted? Unbelieving? Broken? Angry? Stuck in sexual sin? In lies? In alcohol? Have you hit rock bottom? Jesus bids you to come. No strings attached. And he will give you rest. In Matthew 11:28 Jesus says, “Come to me, all who labour and are heavy laden, and […]

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Angry?

By Clarence  Bouwman   Angry? “No, not me.  I’m not an angry sort of person.”  Actually, I suspect very few of us are.  So allow me to share a story. Bob had been gone for some days, and couldn’t wait to see his wife again.  On the ride home from the airport, he could already […]

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Open Up

By Karlo Janssen How open are you with your pastors? (By “Pastors” I don’t just mean your minister. Paul spoke of the elders of Ephesus as appointed shepherds of God’s flock (Acts 20:28). Peter addressed elders as shepherds (1Peter 5:1-4). Ministers are pastors. Elders are pastors too. Thus: in Abbotsford we have sixteen pastors, not […]

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The Role of Office Bearers

By Karlo Janssen Equipping the Saints – the Role of Office Bearers Watch the video Download the transcript In a lecture hosted at an Office Bearers Conference in Abbotsford, British Columbia in April, 2013, Dr RC (Karlo) Janssen provides insights in the Reformed (Calvinist) tradition on how elders and deacons equip the saints. In his […]

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