Heart of the City

Kosciol Classic Miasta Krakow

Zibi and Magda Marzec are friends of the Proton Foundation. They are planting a great church in the centre of Kraków, Poland where they are challenging the traditional view of church. The name, ‘Kosciol Classic Miasta Krakow’ (church for the city Kraków) says everything about who they are, about their vision and driving mission to […]

Kiwis Activate Change

How the Kiwi's do it.

Some friends in New Zealand are leading the way in community-wide social change.  Last October they organised a month-long event called Church in Action or [CIA].  One of the successful projects was very simple.  Volunteers would take an empty grocery bag and fill it up with food and bring in to the Church/Community Centre.  Over the course of the […]

Pay it Forward

Smithers, British Columbia

I am personally inspired by many of my friends around the world.  In Smithers, British Columbia, a close friend of ours and his community ran a “Pay it Forward” day.  They set out to inspire their friends and neighbours to acts of kindness. The hope it that the community would live up to its generous reputation by […]

The Starbucks one

A good friend of mine, Brian Beattie, from Freedom House in Brantford, Ontario Canada told me recently about their interaction with Starbucks.  You might remember late last year the Starbucks v American Church controversy when Starbuck’s released their new “Christmas Cup” for the 2015 season which was a simple red cup. A certain American evangelist, made […]