I’m not one who is big on change. I struggle with go-with-the-flow type plans and find sudden changes uncomfortable at best. So as God would […]
What does it mean to be “on fire”? This was a question I heard often prior to Canada Youth. Since I was invited to lead […]
I started off my week at Canada Youth 2012 with a question in my head: “What on earth do I want to do with my […]
Our ministry with youth is nothing more and nothing less than a participation with them in what the triune God is doing, across cultures, across social and economic groups and across generations. It involves everyone.
e are in the Sean O’Sullivan Theatre at Brock University and there is an awesome excitement in the room. Five hundred youth from all over […]
My recent experience at Canada Youth has really opened my eyes to mission. I recently went on a trip to Belize where I was teaching […]
Young people from Blantyre Synod in Malawi visited Canada and participated in the conference. Here’s what some of them said about their experiences: Priscilla Mlewa: […]
How does the church in Canada do mission? This was the question with which I grappled during the Mission Track at Canada Youth 2012. From […]
This July young people and youth leaders gathered in St. Catharines, Ont., for a Presbyterian party. Read some reflections from Canada Youth 2012.
My CY journey began in 2006. I had just accepted the role of youth co-ordinator at St. John’s, Cornwall, Ont., and had no time to […]
Canada Youth 2012 was an incredible time of growth, development and self-discovery for us! All three of us are from Ontario, but now we have […]
When young people leave home they often leave the church. A 20-something reflects on how she crossed the void and stayed in church, and why many of her friends didn’t.
Sometimes I wish I was 14 or 15 again. Then I could attend the conference track at Canada Youth. Canada Youth 2012 was truly a […]
I stood in the colossal concrete hallway outside the theatre and gazed at my surroundings. The air hung thick with humidity and chatter, and it […]
The year is 2000. It is the fourth of July. The place is Fonthill, Ont., my hometown. I am 16 years old. I am about […]
I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may […]
As I walked in to worship three years ago, all I could feel was excitement and anticipation for what was to come over the next […]
Young people are searching for identity, belonging and relationships; however, for the most part, they seem not to be doing this searching in the context […]
In the beginning, we travelled by bus for three hours singing the same five praise songs over and over again the entire ride. By the […]