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Mapping the Future

Posted March 21st, 2017 - Read Article - No Comments - Leave a Response

Everything has shifted. Everything! And if it hasn’t yet, it will and at lightning speed. Where is the church? Reacting, ignoring, mimicking, stumbling, shrinking, dying. You know this. We as the CBAC know this. And while we have made our own shifts, revamped our vision,… Read More »


Lent

Posted March 1st, 2017 - Read Article - No Comments - Leave a Response

“What are you giving up?” This is a question we will hear this time of year in reference to the season of Lent. Lent is not something many Baptists know much about let alone practice. It has not been a part of our tradition. We’re… Read More »


Seeing Our Neighbours

Posted February 8th, 2017 - Read Article - No Comments - Leave a Response

An indicator that I was living less by the Holy Spirit and more by stress was that the people in my life lost distinctiveness. They became background and blurry. I wouldn’t ask them questions or listen to answers. I forgot names, faces and everything else…. Read More »


The Wildest Place of All

Posted January 23rd, 2017 - Read Article - No Comments - Leave a Response

I recently wrote a blog called “The Wild Places”, for God calls us to join him in the chaotic corners of our planet – our neighbourhoods. I want to do that – but I can’t. My 2017 New Year wishes (resolutions require too much resoluteness)… Read More »


The Wild Places

Posted January 12th, 2017 - Read Article - No Comments - Leave a Response

Our shared vision – “Joining God in our neighbourhoods” – makes a huge assumption – that God is in our neighbourhoods, that he’s not distant, that he’s not waiting for us to join him in heaven, that he’s here on dingy, dangerous, dusty, delightful earth!… Read More »


Good News of Great Joy!

Posted December 7th, 2016 - Read Article - No Comments - Leave a Response

A Christmas letter from Rev. Dr. Peter Reid, CBAC Executive Minister: There is no shortage of foreboding, anxiety, fear and apprehension in our world. If we aren’t careful, we will be robbed of joy and not give ourselves permission to celebrate and rejoice in the… Read More »


ReShape Summit Recap

Posted November 4th, 2016 - Read Article - No Comments - Leave a Response

Question: What do you get when you put 70 keen church planters, energized re-planters and creative entrepreneurial dreamers in a room together for a day? You get INVIGORATED beyond imagination! That was the case at Hillside Baptist Church in Moncton on October 27th. The CBAC… Read More »


New Name, Renewed Vision

Posted September 9th, 2016 - Read Article - 5 Comments - Leave a Response

If you were at Oasis 2016 or if you follow us on social media, you’ll know that one of the significant decisions our churches made was our name change – from Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches to Canadian Baptists of Atlantic Canada. If this is… Read More »


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