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November 25, 2015

Climate Change Religion

By: Richard Handler

If you want a hardboiled vision of the apocalypse, the new religion of environmentalism can supply it. While Christianity asks us to believe in “things unseen” we can all see the consequence of climate change on our nightly news. Read More
November 19, 2015

Expanding the Notion of Family

By: Kelly DeVries

An audience member responds with their personal story and reaction to our Family show. How do you expand your own notion of family? Read More
November 18, 2015

Healing from Family Wounds

By: Anonymous

I was first exposed to hurt and fear before my parents separated. I can remember sitting in the front hall closet with my older siblings, watching my parents fight in the kitchen, eventually running to a neighbour’s home who called the police. Read More
November 17, 2015

Christian Response to Peterborough Mosque Arson

By: Sacha Sewhdat

In response to the arson of Peterborough’s only mosque, Masjid Al-Salaam, Minister Eilert Frerichs offered his church for Friday prayers. We reached him for comment in Peterborough. Read More
November 17, 2015

Know Thy Enemy

By: Richard Handler

We have all been assaulted by an enemy that hates us. But this is the first time I can remember when people in the West, at least, find it difficult to name the people who explicitly hate and want to kill us. Read More
November 16, 2015

Myanmar Election – The Essential Aung San Suu Kyi

By:Art DeFehr

Without the role and persona of Aung San Suu Kyi, there would not even have been an election or certainly not an election that represented as great a possibility for political change in Myanmar. Read More
November 16, 2015

Paris Attack Update

By: Lorna Dueck

After the Paris terror attacks, Context followed up to find out how the country is coping. What is the role of Christians at a time like this? Read More
November 13, 2015

Christian Concerts Banned from Toronto's Yonge-Dundas Square

By: Kristina Evanov

Yonge-Dundas Square has been a ground for controversy since the Christian group Voices of The Nations was banned from using the space. The Christian group has been using the square for annual concerts for the past 5 years until they were denied a permit on the grounds that their music was trying to convert people. Read More
November 11, 2015

Ministry in the Military

By:Duff Crerar

Here is what I can speak of: history, memory and my own slowly improving grasp of what military ministry has been, is and can still be. God is both part cause of, and part comfort in the midst of this tangle called life, history. Read More
November 10, 2015

Remembrance Day 2015

By: Richard Handler

World War I, the Great War, for which Remembrance Day was created, brought in an age of mass, industrial slaughter on a vast scale. A generation of young men were sacrificed—for what you might ask—to rectify an accident, the killing of an Austro-Hungarian archduke in Sarajevo? Read More
November 5, 2015

4 Faith Voices in Trudeau’s Cabinet

By:Natalia D'Amico

More than half of the new Cabinet ministers chose to swear on a Bible and include the option “so help me God” in oath, including our new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. How is faith represented in the Federal government? Here are some of the faith voices, from various religions, present in the cabinet. Read More
November 4, 2015

How Can the Liberal Government Respond to International Crises?

By: Kristina Evanov

What will be Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's approach to key international issues like the Syrian refugee crisis, ISIS and disaster relief? We talk to John Clayton from Samaritan's Purse Canada, an organization to works in conflict and disaster zones across the world, to hear how he thinks the Liberals should respond. Read More

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