23 04, 2018

Different Degrees of Compassion Experiences

By |2018-04-20T23:33:24-04:00April 23rd, 2018|Alvin Lau|0 Comments

Compassion means “with suffering” and it reminds us to walk alongside others in their moments. The language of “walking alongside” has impacted the way we do missions--we’re thinking more broadly and of longer-term impact. In the last few years, we've moved from the language of "short term mission trips" to "compassion experiences." For many youth ministries, their venture into compassion experiences is, for the youth and many leaders, a first-time

21 11, 2016

A National Voice

By |2016-11-21T13:54:26-05:00November 21st, 2016|Alvin Lau|0 Comments

Last week, our Canadian Baptist Youth and Family team met together. This semi-annual gathering allows us to pray and discuss what opportunities might be available for us nationally. CB Youth & Family team exists to advocate for and make possible national and global synergies in the areas of youth, family and young adult ministry. In order to achieve this, there are four objectives: Make possible both national and global youth and

3 06, 2016

Pray for Youth

By |2016-06-03T09:20:00-04:00June 3rd, 2016|Alvin Lau|0 Comments

"We will not hide these truths from our children; we will tell the next generation about the glorious deeds of the Lord, about his power and his mighty wonders." (Psalms 78:4 NLT) This is the call for all Christians. And that call begins with prayer. This Sunday, Canadian Baptist churches from sea to sea to sea will join together to pray for the youth who are with—and surround—your faith community.

23 04, 2015

Praying for Youth Together

By |2015-04-23T10:52:10-04:00April 23rd, 2015|Alvin Lau|0 Comments

Prayer is central to our faith. When we gather to pray, we seek God’s will for a common purpose or issue. On Sunday, June 14, we ask you to join Canadian Baptist churches across Canada in praying for the upcoming generation. The Canadian Baptist Youth & Family Team (comprised of representatives from Canadian Baptist Ministries, Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches, Canadian Baptists of Western Canada and CBOQ) are planning a National

20 11, 2014

A National Voice

By |2014-11-20T16:31:29-05:00November 20th, 2014|Alvin Lau, youth ministry thoughts|0 Comments

Last week, directors from our Canadian Baptist partners in youth and family gathered. These semiannual meetings aren't just to catch up. They are times to discern how we can come together at a national level with discernment from the Holy Spirit. CB Youth and Family's mandate is to advocate and make possible national and global synergies in the areas of youth, family and young adult ministry. Some elements that we

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