White Cross Partnership Announcement
White Cross Canada is close to the heart of many churches and individuals in the Alberta Baptist Association. A history of committed involvement, financially as well as through volunteers, means that the ABA shoulders much of the weight in supporting this important work. In light of this long tradition and deep passion for this work, we are pleased to announce that a new partnership has been signed between the Alberta Baptist Association and...
Kairos Joins the Digital Theological Library
As the Kairos Project continues to expand around the world, we are always looking for ways to continue making the journey of discipleship affordable, accessible, relevant, and faithful. Today, we are thrilled to announce a new partnership that will greatly enhance the quality and accessibility of theological resources for those engaged in Kairos.The Kairos Project is now a co-owner of the Digital Theological Library (DTL), “a co-owned, born-digital library of...
A New Approach to Undergraduate Education
Today, we continue to share a bit about the new undergraduate program that is available through the Kairos Project. For our friends, supporters, and alumni, undergraduate education is an important part of this institution. In 1967, the North American Baptist Conference officially recognized North American Baptist College (the previous name for Taylor Seminary) as the official undergraduate training institution for the entire denomination. For many years, North...
Healthy Pastors Initiative Director Rev. Sam Nikkel:
Serving those in ministry is at the heart of the Healthy Pastors Initiative. Creating a community of care for fellow pastors, for discussion, prayer and peer support is another vital purpose for this initiative.Through workshops and retreats like THRiVE, pastors and leaders explore the practical issues that need to be considered as well as topics such as: the common pitfalls of ministry, such as isolation and stress, and focus on some best practices to foster long-term ministry health. The key areas discussed were:
- Spiritual Formation
- Emotional and Cultural Intelligence
- Leadership and Management
- Marriage and Family