Author: Frank Stirk

Churches hidden in plain sight: Downtown Vancouver then and now

The following is excerpted by permission from Frank Stirk’s just-released – and long-awaited – book, Streams in the Negev: Stories of How God is Starting to Redeem Vancouver (Urban Loft). As soon as a search of the City of Vancouver…

Devotionals offer hope to those with mental illness

Having struggled herself with bipolar disorder for most of her life, Burnaby author Marja Bergen is committed to telling her fellow sufferers of the healing she has found in Jesus Christ. Over the past 20 years, she has written two books…

Kitsilano church building gets a new lease on life

Last week Church for Vancouver posted Frank Stirk’s story Christ City Church Kitsilano: Born of a unique partnership. This week he follows up with the story of another new church in Kitsilano. Both are adapted from his forthcoming book, Streams in the…

New churches have a tough time finding a home in Vancouver

Reality Church Vancouver, a plant of Westside Church, had hoped to launch in mid-2008. But they needed a place to rent, and for six months every site they approached that seemed the least bit promising turned them down. Then in…