David Ferguson

From Seminary to Military: The Calling of a Chaplain

As I look back I remember my life in South Korea as an ESL teacher, wondering why God had called me to South Korea. Two years after I graduated from North American Baptist College (NABC) in Edmonton, AB, I moved to Suncheon city, Chollanam-do, South Korea. It was in NABC that I had my first exposure to Koreans, Korean culture and of course Korean food. … Continue reading From Seminary to Military: The Calling of a Chaplain

Mike Blackaby returns to grandfather’s stomping grounds

VICTORIA, B.C. – In the same province in which Baptist statesman Henry Blackaby played as a child, where his banker father started a church because there wasn’t one, in the very area where Henry Blackaby prayed for more churches, his oldest grandson is planting a church. It’s not going to be easy. Mike Blackaby with his wife Sarah and their two sons, Everett, 3, and … Continue reading Mike Blackaby returns to grandfather’s stomping grounds

Bob Spears

July 24, 1933 – January 6, 2018 Robert “Bob” Spears, a longtime Canadian Southern Baptist, of Cochrane, AB, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the age of 84 years. In early adulthood, Bob studied piano building and tuning at the Steinway Factory in Germany. During his lifetime, he tuned many church pianos across British Columbia and Alberta; he even made a trip to … Continue reading Bob Spears

2006 Grad Plants Churches in Alaska

The Boyd family at Portage Glacier, Portage Alaska. (right to left: Hannah, Grant, James, Jim, Stephanie, Ethan, Joshua.) By Karen L. Willoughby A burly bear hunter who works in the oil fields on Alaska’s North Slope is one of four church planters Jim Boyd mentors as he was mentored during his time from 2002 to ’06 at the Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary. Boyd also has … Continue reading 2006 Grad Plants Churches in Alaska