Markham Baptist Church

Articles on "Life"

The Truth of the Matter

posted Mar 6, 2012

“Evangelicals often preach that what the culture needs is absolute truth, but what the culture needs is a church that believes the truth so absolutely it actually lives it out.” 

This quote, from a recent church workshop I attended, on the theme “Looking Around,” rings true in terms of my own experience.  Fewer people, today, seem to be showing up at church, wanting to be told what is true, however, increasing numbers of people come wanting to learn how to truly live. Read more …

A Walk in the Dark

posted Feb 28, 2012

Not long ago I went for a long walk along the streets of downtown Toronto – with about three hundred people. It was a 10km loop that took us through some of the most well known and cared for parts of the city and through some of the most neglected and forgotten places. Read more …