Be a kingdom change agent in Canada.
The power of God's kingdom is transformational. When a person, school, business or even a government comes into contact with the restoring power of God, systemic brokenness and poverty is replaced with life and vitality. Read stories of transformation happening in Canada and be inspired to become a world change agent!
Dr. Brian Beattie has accepted the new role of National Director for Transformation Canada. Brian is a member of the TC Board and Senior Pastor of Freedom House Church in Brantford, Ontario. His recent book City of God shows how entire cities can be transformed by the power of God.
Can a society really be transformed? Can we really disciple nations? Jesus seems to think we can.
In fact, when Jesus taught us to pray he specifically told us to pray that his kingdom come, His will be done on earth as it is in heaven. In the great commission, Jesus told us to go and make disciples of all nations. It seems that Jesus had more in mind for us than to get people to heaven; he seems to want to get some of heaven into this world. That is the heart of transformation: that we would pursue God’s kingdom being established in God’s way.
It is so encouraging to see how people in Sierra Leone are embracing the message of integrity as the pathway for transformation in Sierra Leone. The deeply entrenched cultural issues of corruption are being up-rooted by the powerful message of God’s love and forgiveness through Jesus Christ, and his desire that we live lives of integrity. Sixty new Christians in Makondu In one of our outreaches in Makondu earlier this year, about sixty people received…
City of God is a testimony of what a city can look like after God’s Kingdom comes to it. It is a story of how God will transform hearts and lives; and then increase vision to believe that city transformation is more than a Biblical and historical story, but the desire of God for today. You will be inspired, but more importantly, given insights as to how to make your city, the City of God.
Some years ago a Pastor from Brandon, Manitoba impacted a young woman at an impressionable time in her life. She then had a chance to visit Sierra Leone at a difficult time in the nation’s history and on her return, introduced a contact she had made in SL to a veterinarian from Ontario. That veterinarian was Conrad Van Dijk and the young woman was Lorna Dueck – the now CEO of Crossroads Christian Communications & 100 Huntley Street.
There is struggle and sacrifice in the work of global kingdom transformation. The price for salvation is high. But we press on knowing that the prize is greater. Eyes have not seen and ears have not heard how wondrous is His love for us. The price is most definitely worth it.