I wrote this while in the throes of crafting 10 devotionals – part of Scripture Union Canada’s first Canadian-only mobile Bible study devotional and guide for 30-somethings – and getting ready to take part in Plugged In – Empowered, the first gathering of Toronto Baptist women in several years.
Both projects remind me that moving forward well requires remembering well. Which brings me to the name on the front of this magazine: "Live.(formerly The Link & Visitor).A Baptist resource for women on a mission."
Why change the name of The Link & Visitor? This name change signals all the potential that waits for us as a movement of women . . . a potential we need to tap - now. It also signals the fresh ways of doing mission together that Brenda Mann shared at our Women’s Weekend Away.
When you think about it, The Link & Visitor, both as two separate pieces – The Canadian Missionary Link and The Baptist Visitor – and as one magazine, challenged Baptist women to live; to risk comfort and security to serve women and children, whether in Ontario and Quebec, or abroad; to build up...