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Barrie and Orillia Locations

–> We should know in 15 days if Connexus will be able to purchase the facility currently used by Trinity.  But if not, the big question is, where will we meet? You already know we’ll be moving to two campuses in that scenario, one in Barrie and the other in Orillia. We’re happy to announce…

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A look at our working timeline . . . (Part 2 of 2)

Time flies. It’s up to you to navigate. – Robert Orben I was with a new friend today and he asked "Do you really think that we won’t be able to ‘keep’ the building on Line 7?’  My reply was that I didn’t know.  The ministry that we are building here in many ways transcends…

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A look at our working timeline . . . (Part 1 of 2)

God has given me this day to use it as I will. I can waste it – or use it for good, but what I do today is important, because I am exchanging a day of my life for it! – Heartsill Wilson –> The next few days are going to bring some fantastic news…

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So You Want to Help…

–>Many of you have asked how you can help us get Connexus going.  Man, I love questions like that.  At the end of this post you’ll see that we’re coming to your region next month to talk with you directly about how you can contribute to the launch of Connexus. Trust me, there will be…

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Is two really better than one?

Rob Ward asked the following question in a previous post and we thought that it deserved a reply in the main section of the blog:  "Rich: Not that I understand much about this but, regarding the tech issues, wouldn’t it be easier to start out in one location and then branch out to multiple sites?"…

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North Point Comes North

–>Many of you are asking, will Connexus be part of a denomination?  The answer is no…and yes.  Connexus will be an independent church in relationship with North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, Georgia. North Point itself currently has three campuses and twelve strategic partners.  They’re all excited for you and praying for us (check out…

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Rumours and the Real Story….

I heard a rumour yesterday that I bought the old Canadian Tire store in Orillia to start a church.  That’s news to me.  I haven’t got nearly enough Canadian Tire money for that. You may have heard a few rumours flying around about what’s happening at Trinity and what might or might not happen with…

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What’s in a Name?

–> So how did we come up with Connexus Community Church? True stories are always far more embarrassing than fiction. Our core team worked all summer on a name.  As the lead pastor, I was told I had a lot of say in what the church would be named.  I prayed about it, a lot. …

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What’s your riskiest move?

“The important thing is this: To be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.” – Charles Dubois –> This past summer a friend asked me what the greatest risk I had ever taken was.  I paused to think about it for a moment.  It wasn’t the time when…

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The Launch Begins

–> Welcome to Connexus!  We are 74 days away from Sunday, December 2nd, which we plan will mark the public launch of a brand new Christian experience in Central Ontario.  In my heart, in the heart of our core leadership team and in the heart of hundreds of other people is a dream to open…

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