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18 09, 2023

Introducing Jaimie

By |2023-09-18T12:43:19-04:00September 18th, 2023|announcement|0 Comments

We are excited to have Jaimie join our Next Gen team as our administrative assistant! Jaimie Wiebe loves to travel, meet new people and to serve Jesus. In her free time she enjoys board games, canoeing and sewing. She is a recent graduate of Emmanuel Bible College, and recently married to Shawn. Email Jaimie

11 09, 2023

2023 Scholarship Recipients

By |2023-09-11T22:32:16-04:00September 11th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Congratulations to our scholarship recipients! Alan Hung (Mississauga Grace Missionary Baptist Church) Alisa Preston (Banwell Community Church) Ben Casas (Kingsway Baptist Church) Madeline Cho (Kingsway Baptist Church) Madeline Grimes (North Burlington Baptist Church)

12 06, 2023

Who am I in the Great I AM? (2023-24 theme)

By |2023-06-12T01:27:47-04:00June 12th, 2023|announcement|0 Comments

Moses, an iconic figure in both Christian and Jewish traditions, asked God what was his name. God responded with “I AM” – always was, always is, always will be. When Jesus invites us to follow him, we are invited to know God and our identity in Him. This is a vital pursuit in humanity’s existence: to know who we are in the great I AM. Jesus Himself made powerful "I

6 05, 2023

TBM Youth Leaders Retreat 2023 – recap

By |2023-05-06T17:34:19-04:00May 6th, 2023|event recap|0 Comments

Toronto Baptist Ministries (TBM) hosted its annual youth leader retreat on May 6 at Mississauga Chinese Baptist Church. Six churches were represented. The emphasis was a comprehensive discussion on what makes a thriving youth ministry, and what are issues that need to be addressed along the way. It consists of 2 panel discussions: one with 4 point youth leaders and the other with 2 volunteer youth leaders. There were conversations

20 03, 2023

CE-DR 2023: a reflection

By |2023-03-20T00:52:24-04:00March 20th, 2023|Alvin Lau, DR 2023|0 Comments

Our 8 days in the Dominican Republic culminated in both a series of blessings and challenges. For me (Alvin), this was my second time serving with a team in the Lighthouse Project. Those 8 days consisted of: Morning devotions together on the rooftop of our residence building Delicious meals provided by the Lighthouse staff Building projects in Villa Altagracia specifically with their vocational school and first attention clinic Finishing

20 03, 2023

Centre Court Jr 2023 – recap

By |2023-03-20T00:08:56-04:00March 20th, 2023|event recap|0 Comments

CBOQ Next Gen hosted its first Centre Court Jr event. Our marker of success: when a family/small group attending initiates a deeper faith conversation about Jesus and his impact on people. After a very entertaining Raptors 905 game (in a last-second loss), we were joined by Courtney Charles, VP-Basketball and Franchise Operations with Raptors 905. He took time to share about his own walk of faith both

16 03, 2023

CE-DR 2023: Day 8

By |2023-03-17T03:16:43-04:00March 16th, 2023|DR 2023|0 Comments

On this final day, we took time to pray for the water purification plant, the vocational school, the gym, the Lighthouse school itself, the bus (and the places it brings people to), future teams, each other and the items being donated. We are grateful for the hospitality of the Lighthouse staff. They took the 3 hour drive to drop us off

15 03, 2023

CE-DR 2023: Day 7

By |2023-03-15T21:13:00-04:00March 15th, 2023|DR 2023|0 Comments

On our final day, we visited two different locations. First, we visited the old city of Santo Domingo. We began with visiting Basilica Cathedral of Santa María la Menor, the oldest cathedral in the Americas. With reverence, we explored different areas of the main sanctuary. Afterwards, we had a chance to shop in the tourist area of the old city. In the afternoon,

14 03, 2023

CE-DR 2023: Day 7

By |2023-03-14T20:58:27-04:00March 14th, 2023|DR 2023|0 Comments

This was our final day of work. We wanted to leave a positive impact in the communities we worked with. As we returned back to Villa Altagracia, this time, we had a chance to walk around the community. Felix (a Lighthouse staff) shared some of the future plans they have in the area. We got to hear briefly about who lives in this particular neighbourhood. Then we completed a

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