Church Leaders, Intercultural

April 23, 2024

Diversity Celebratory Days in the Local Church Calendar

The local church also has a calendar. There are two types of celebratory days in your church calendar: church-specific days and liturgical celebratory days. Church-specific days celebrate milestones and important […]

Harold Gutierrez

BCYD Updates

April 15, 2024

Looking forward to Holy Race

We look forward to our first young adults retreat for our intercultural churches. Holy Race emerged out of observing that young adults, singles, and married, in our cultural language churches […]

Harold Gutierrez

Church Leaders

April 1, 2024

What Have You Been Reading Lately?

I don’t know who THEY are, but they say that “a leader is a reader.” If I’m being honest, I have always struggled with this because reading does not come […]

Allen De Jong

Book Publications

March 14, 2024

Recent Publication – The Holy Spirit and the Eagle Feather: The Struggle for Indigenous Pentecostalism in Canada

🔥 A History of Indigenous Pentecostalism: A Must-Read for BCYD Pastors 🔥 Have you ever paused to reflect on the profound history of Pentecostalism among Indigenous peoples in Canada? If not, […]

Aaron Mix-Ross

Church Leaders

March 1, 2024

Time to Refresh the Vision of Your Church

Refresh the Vision! In the ever-changing landscape of the modern world, churches find themselves at a crossroads, tasked with the challenge of remaining relevant and impactful. One crucial element that […]

Mark Lewis

Church Leaders

January 30, 2024

Choosing God’s Call over Your Career Obeying God Unconditionally…

Our Christian leadership culture often emphasizes the advancement of one’s career over their obedience to a divine Call of God. Within the tapestry of ministry, threads of divine purpose and […]

Ken Russell


January 24, 2024

Joining together in UNITY for YG 2024

As many of you have heard by now, we have some exciting news regarding YG (Youth Getaway)! In 2024, we are inviting ALL our BCYD family to join us in […]

Allen De Jong


December 14, 2023

Darwin’s Did You Know: Deciphering Canada’s Charity Reporting Changes

NEW T3010 REPORTING The Canada Revenue Agency has issued a new T3010 version (version 24). Therefore, effective immediately, charities with fiscal periods ending on or after December 31, 2023, will […]

Darwin Pichette


November 29, 2023

Recapping the All Together Intercultural Summit

On November 4th,  Lower Mainland churches from all over our District gathered for an evening of worship, encouragement, and fellowship. “All Together” took place at Seaview Assembly in White Rock. […]

Harold Gutierrez

BCYD Updates

November 7, 2023

Staff Update

We are both excited for Pastor Austin, Becca and Gus, while saddened to announce Austin’s resignation as our MLT for Kids & Families. He will be concluding his role with […]

Ken Russell


November 5, 2023

Embracing Fairness in Workplaces: Insights into British Columbia’s New Pay Transparency Laws

Information from this blog post can be viewed on the government of BC’s website here. In a commitment to fostering fairness and equality in workplaces, the Pay Transparency Act, enacted […]

Darwin Pichette

Summit Pacific College

October 27, 2023

Pursue your Master’s degree at Summit

Summit’s School of Graduate Studies offers several programs that serve different educational needs in our fellowship and beyond. With the help of our new learning management system (Canvas), Summit is […]

Lyndon Dueck

Watch the 2023 BCYD AGM Online

Our 2023 AGM starts at 9AM Today! Click the button below to watch online.