Seeking Revival in Ontario

Jeff Robinson | October 2, 2015

When we hear about secularization in North America, it’s often an assumed reference to the United States. But our neighbor to the north, Canada, is actually farther down the “post-Christian” path.

This is a primary reason why leaders of TGC’s Ontario Regional Chapter see a tremendous opportunity for gospel ministry in Canada. On October 16 and 17, TGC Ontario will host their 2015 conference. unpacking the theme “Lord, Revive Us: The Gospel in Isaiah.”

The two-day event will include six plenary sessions featuring TGC president Don Carson as well as John Neufield, Mark Clark, and Robbie Symons, as well as a number of workshops and concerted times of prayer for revival and renewal. Find more information and register here.   

The latest installment in the Gospel Shaped Church curriculum, published by TGC and The Good Book Company, will debut at the conference. Vermon Pierre, pastor of Roosevelt Community Church in Phoenix, is author of this third small group study. (See official trailer below).

To learn more about TGC Ontario, this conference, and how you can pray for the advance of Christ’s kingdom in Canada, I corresponded with two chapter leaders—TGC Council member John Mahaffey and TGC Ontario chairman Paul Martin.  

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