>> Welcome to the Jaffray Centre

The Jaffray Centre is an integration point for global initiatives at Ambrose University. A combination incubator/greenhouse of sorts where new ideas, collaborative initiatives and fresh ways of looking at God’s global mission are nurtured. The Jaffray Centre is made up of  people like you and me who want to engage the world around them in new and meaningful ways. Through collaborative project development, training and research projects, the Jaffray Centre seeks to rekindle and ignite a passion for God’s unending concern for people.

Up to 500 participants from across the globe representing leaders from various organizations—missions scholars, seminary presidents, professors, field practitioners as well as denominational leaders — will join together to explore ways to bring about Diaspora Church Growth in the practice of Diaspora Missiology.  GDF2015 will be held in Manila come March 24-27, 2015.  Find out more here.

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Save the date!  Saturday, May 23, 2015

Helping Without Hurting — could our aid be hindering the poor?

  • a one day conference in Calgary
  • Find out more
  • Interested in taking this for credit at Ambrose University? Contact us.

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ReBoota re-entry camp for MKs transitioning to life in Canada after high school graduation

The Jaffray Centre partnered with the Canadian MK Network to host ReBoot 2014 last August.  Read more

ReBoot 2015 will be held at Ambrose University August 8-14.  
For more information, contact us.
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KAIROS - a 9-session interactive course on world Christian mission
  • is designed to educate, inspire and challenge Christians to active and meaningful participation in the world.
  • can be taken for credit at Ambrose (Contact us)

Click here for more information

15 Head Facilitators trained for Kairos Canada . . . (Read more)


angExchange - Ang International Education Exchange

Sandy Ayer, director of Library Services and Archivist at Ambrose University College, recently travelled to Davao, Philippines, to conduct library assessments and seminars at several schools there, as part of Jaffray’s angExchange.  He comments:  The highlight of my recent trip to Davao, Philippines on behalf of the Jaffray Centre had to be the seminar I led for local theological librarians on the future of libraries.  I confess to having been quite nervous about this presentation. “This has to be about the future of their libraries,” I thought.  (Read more . . .)

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Diaspora . . .

= scattered; peoples dispersed from their homeland.  Did you know that there are millions of people who are in this category?

To help you pray . . . Prayer for Migrants in the New Year, from Dr. Joy Tira

Check out this recent blog by Sadiri Joy Tira, a reflection on the lives and impact of Horatio and Hope McCombs –                     Diaspora Missions: Only Tomorrow Will Tell

For more from Dr. Tira, see International Migrants Day


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