Author: Peter Biggs

Snapshots of faith in local municipalities: a summary (part two)

In May 2017 Peter Biggs embarked on a major survey of Christianity in each of the municipalities from West Vancouver to Chilliwack. These ‘Snapshots of Faith’ were published first in The Light Magazine and have been re-posted on Church for Vancouver. Following is the second…

Snapshots of faith in local municipalities: a summary

In May 2017 Peter Biggs embarked on a major survey of Christianity in each of the municipalities from West Vancouver to Chilliwack. These ‘Snapshots of Faith’ were published first in The Light Magazine and have been re-posted on Church for…

Snapshots of faith in Vancouver: the Downtown Eastside

Peter Biggs of The Light Magazine is researching one Metro Vancouver / Fraser Valley municipality each month, and producing a focus on each one. The October issue brought attention to the Downtown Eastside and a feature interview with Jacqueline Dewar, who has worked and lived in…

Snapshots of faith in Vancouver: insights from two veteran East Van pastors

Peter Biggs of The Light Magazine is researching one Metro Vancouver / Fraser Valley municipality each month, and producing a focus on each one. The September issue features the first of three ‘snapshots’ devoted to the City of Vancouver. Following is a portion…

Snapshots of faith in the Tri-Cities

Peter Biggs of The Light Magazine is researching one Metro Vancouver / Fraser Valley municipality each month, and producing a focus on each one. The June issue features the Tri-Cities. The Coast Salish people were the first to live in this area, and…

Snapshots of faith in Richmond

Peter Biggs of The Light Magazine is researching one Metro Vancouver / Fraser Valley municipality each month, and producing a focus on each one. The May issue features Richmond. Few will be surprised that Richmond is distinct. This low-lying island, notable for being…

Snapshots of faith on the North Shore

Peter Biggs of The Light Magazine is researching one Metro Vancouver / Fraser Valley municipality each month, and producing a focus on each one. The April issue features the North Shore. The North Shore is revered for its natural beauty. Mountains and wilderness are…

Snapshots of faith in Burnaby

Peter Biggs of The Light Magazine is researching one Metro Vancouver / Fraser Valley municipality each month, and producing a focus on each one. The March issue features Burnaby. The City of Burnaby is the third largest city in British Columbia (after Vancouver and…

Snapshots of faith in Delta

Peter Biggs of The Light Magazine is researching one Metro Vancouver / Fraser Valley municipality each month, and producing a focus on each one. The February issue features Delta. Three communities The municipality of Delta is home to roughly 100,000 people who live in three…