Evangel Ventures

You might call it “church missions”.
We like to think it’s more adventurous!

Serbia STM (Missions Opportunity)

Are you interested in participating in a Short-Term Missions (STM) Trip to Serbia?  Well, we're so excited for what God will do in and through those of you who will end up participating in this trip!!! This blog will give you the proposed dates and initial budget. That being said, please understand that until we’ve secured flights with deposits, the cost and travel dates may adjust somewhat. You also need to know that this is primarily a work trip and you will need the physical…

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Advent Conspiracy = TEN WELLS!!

    This Christmas was unique at Evangel for several reasons:   1)  We actually followed the Advent theme   Tradition is outside-the-box for us.  The usual is unusual.  So we ventured out into the unknown and took a shot at what “real” churches do at Christmas: Advent.     Advent simply entails the arrival of a noteworthy individual.  Obviously, that person is Jesus coming into the world that fateful day over 2000 years ago.  The special significance for us,…

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Serbia Update

As many of you are aware, Evangel is supporting a brand new church in the city of Novi Sad, Serbia.  Paul and Mary Triller are our point people for the project, and will be giving us regular updates on happenings.  Check out the latest from Paul on this exciting opportunity!  You're making a difference!   Greetings Evangel Chapel!   Here’s where you support and prayers are making a difference….   What a great year 2014 has been thus far.  o    An…

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Oh boy – I’m dreaming about charitable giving.

Had this crazy dream two weeks ago (been dreaming a lot lately).    SCENE ONE   It’s Sunday afternoon, and I’m reeling from a $900 offering.  And not reeling in a delight, but in panic, for those of you still in the dark ages of paltry giving :).  When you consider that Evangel’s weekly budget (missions, staff, utilities, ministry, buildings) is about $12,000 per week, you can understand the sinking feeling I have in my gut.   SCENE TWO   Scene two…

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Wendy in Dakar

Wendy Morrow is seasonal in Fort St. John, being a smoke-jumper in the summer (and a regular when she can at Evangel Chapel).  In the off-season, Wendy often fills her time with missional/humanitarian projects.  This wonderful report just came in from her, it's super exciting!  Looking forward to seeing Wendy again soon!   I just returned from Dakar, Senegal, Africa, last Wednesday and I wanted to thank you very much for praying for the duration of my trip! was working at…

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YES-ware! Going to Kwadacha, BC

A couple months ago a few guys from Evangel, on a skidoo trip, came up with an idea to reach out to the little First Nations community of Kwadacha, one of the most isolated and repressed communities in our province.  This is the story of how that happened.  Jesus willing, on March 13-15 they will lead a team, accompanied by rap artist Fresh IE, for a weekend outreach. Me, along with a couple buddies,recently went for a skidoo ride overnight and ended…

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From India back to FSJ

We have so much potential to grow, it's unreal. For the first day that I was in India, we went through orientation. The full day was spent with Steve Stewart, who was leading our team. Orientation sounds pretty lame, especially if you've ever worked in the oil patch where that word basically means that you'll be wasting an hour in front of a lame safety movie. Not so in this case. It started with Steve saying that the goal wasn't for…

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New Project: Novi Sad, Serbia

We are always open to ways that we can expand our reach as a community, and do it in a way that is efficient  and productive, and honouring to Jesus command – “go into all the world".  After almost four years of walking beside the little church plant in Ukraine, it’s time to push forward by taking on a new project.  About six months ago we were invited to partner with a church plant in Novi Sad, Serbia.   Being the…

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Mexico Blog #6 – Two Great Men

Of all the pictures we snapped over the week in Vicente Gurerro, this one ranks among my favourite because of the two central subjects of the photo:   Asher Motola A Jewish guy who got saved during the Jesus movement in Mexico City, a teacher by trader, and missionary by calling.   For the last few decades he and his wife Suzanne have given their lives to the extension of the Kingdom and spread of the Gospel into Mexico.  He…

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