A Supreme Court of British Columbia judge has awarded the former senior pastor of the Vancouver Chinese Baptist Church $54,520 for lost earnings and $30,000 in aggravated damages in a wrongful dismissal case. Reverend Alfred Kong spent nearly three years … Continued
On March 9, 2015, during a Members bimonthly meeting a motion to hire Pastor Gilbert Nigh to serve the VCBC English congregation effective May 16th 2015 was adopted.
Despite objections from more than 110 members, the church leaders, led primarily by Acting Senior Pastor Don Gardner and all the Deacons decided to inaugurate the ordination of Pastor Sam Wong.
In a Members’ special meeting held on September 9th 2014, congregation members as directed by VCBC leadership voted against a settlement with Pastor Alfred Kong who demanded a formal apology from VCBC leadership as a condition to drop his lawsuit. … Continued
A Vancouver church has been denied its attempt to circumvent Canada’s labour laws by claiming ministers are clergy, not employees. Lawyers for the church had argued clergy have a special relationship with the church because the church is self-governing and … Continued