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4 Suggestions After the US Presidential Election

By Carey Nieuwhof, Founding & Teaching Pastor at Connexus Church Regardless of how you voted or who you were cheering for in the recent US election, you probably keep thinking, “What now?” There’s no doubt something fundamental is changing before our eyes. (I wrote about some of that in a post called 5 Predictions About the…

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Something Brand New To Help Your Friends Who Don’t Live Here

You know what question you ask us all the time here at Connexus? It’s this one: so I have a friend in (fill in the blank city), and they love Connexus but they don’t live here. Is there a great church in their city? Sometimes we get to share good news and point your friends…

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Ever Wonder About This? 

Ever wonder what it actually means to be a Christian? I know that sounds like a simple question…but it’s more complicated than it first appears. Like, for example, how do you know you’re a Christian? Let me ask you, have you ever doubted whether you’re actually a Christian? Whether you’re committed enough? Or whether your…

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Being FOR your neighbours has never been easier than this weekend.

Sometimes getting to know our neighbours or inviting our friends to Connexus can seem daunting. We’re here to help! This week marks 2 easy ways that you could leverage Halloween to start relationships with people around you who need to know that God is FOR them.   Sit at the end of your driveway on…

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String Stories

At Connexus, we are passionate about being FORtheCity we live in, and the registrations are still coming in as people are praying and deciding to be FOR 4 families or people in our city. If you haven’t yet submitted your 4 names to us, you can click here.  But we couldn’t wait any longer to share some…

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FORtheCity Devotion Day 10 – You Can Change Someone’s Life With Eight Words

By Jeff Brodie, Lead Pastor at Connexus Church READ Colossians 1:1-14 REFLECT Have you ever thought of yourself as an agent of change in the world? Or that maybe your life could be a catalyst for even more lives to be changed? Have you ever thought that perhaps God changed your life, so that He could…

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FORtheCity Devotion Day 9 – The Power Of Hope And A Hug

By Jeff Brodie, Lead Pastor at Connexus Church READ Luke 15:11-32 REFLECT The Prodigal Son is one of the most powerful parables that Jesus tells, and I love looking at the story from multiple angles. Most of the time, you likely picture yourself as the Prodigal Son. You see yourself receiving the forgiveness and grace of…

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FORtheCity Devotion Day 8 – Is God’s love in you?

By Jeff Brodie, Lead Pastor at Connexus Church READ 1 John 3:16-18 REFLECT I’ve had the privilege of serving on the streets, in shelters, in kitchens, and in drop in centres in different cities in Canada. So often those experiences have impacted me because of the compassion people have for one another under difficult circumstances. •…

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FORtheCity Devotion Day 7 – The Roots Of An Authentic Friendship

By Jeff Brodie, Lead Pastor at Connexus Church READ John 15:13-15 REFLECT Trust is at the centre of every authentic friendship. It’s true. We’ve all experienced fake friendships, acquaintances, or Facebook friends, but real friendships are based on two-way trust. Trust is built on authenticity. Being who you really are. When you choose to be FOR the people…

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FORTheCity Devotion Day 6 – Jesus Loves Awkward Moments

By Jeff Brodie, Lead Pastor at Connexus Church READ John 4:1-30 REFLECT One of the things that always strikes me about this account of Jesus and the woman at the well, is the overall awkwardness of the conversation. Jesus is Jewish and a man, while she is a Samaritan and a woman. In addition to this, we…

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