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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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: […]
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 […]