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January 14, 2016

David Bowie's Dying Farewell

By: Julia Schindeler

David Bowie's 25th and final album was a spiritual goodbye. Read More
January 8, 2016

Religion Is Growing. What Should We Do?

By: Jeff Groenewald

A 2015 Pew Research Center study projects that by 2050 Christians will grow to an estimated 2.9 billion, Muslims will grow to 2.7 billion, Hindus to 1.4 billion, and the “unaffiliated” to 1.2 billion. As a share of the global population, the unaffiliated group is projected to decline. Read More
January 7, 2016

Saudi Arms Deal: Repairing the Wounds of War

By: Lorna Dueck

Canada should not be proud that 3,000 domestic jobs would produce armoured tanks equipped to protect the Saudi Arabian Royal Family. Yes, the clan is a trying to rout terrorism, but it does so with a grip on Wahhabism and weaponry that violates human rights.
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January 5, 2016

Jesus, Obama, and Guns

By: Sacha Sewhdat

“If a child can’t open a bottle of aspirin, we should make sure that they can’t pull the trigger on a gun.” Read More
December 23, 2015

Christmas Exists Because God Gave

By: Lorna Dueck

At the heart of a global celebration that has endured for centuries and gone through endless creative cultural adaptations is a historic seed; God gave to the human race. The gift God gave was Jesus. Read More
December 22, 2015

An Agnostic’s Christmas Eve

By: Richard Handler

Years ago I worked at a small radio station in upstate New York, in the ancient rolling Catskill Mountains, worn away from eons of wind, rain and glaciers. I lived in a small town, tucked in a valley. Read More
December 16, 2015

Why a Christian Pastor Was Imprisoned in North Korea

By: Jeff Groenewald

When 25 million people believe their leader to be divine; when competing perspectives are routinely excluded; when other nations are considered “imperialist aggressors”; it’s a recipe for a culture of fear and absolute allegiance. Read More
December 16, 2015

Faith in the Fiery Furnace of North Korea

By: Stephen Lazarus

After a brief, 90-minute trial with trumped up charges, a Canadian pastor has been sentenced to life in prison with hard labour. Pastor Lim, now in his 60s and facing health problems, is facing the most difficult trial of his life, alone and separated from family, friends, and his church. What can be done? Read More
December 15, 2015

Pray for Paris

By: Richard Handler

Lorna sits down with our Stubborn Agnostic blogger, Richard Handler, to discuss our latest episode, Pray for Paris. Read More
December 14, 2015

TWU Ruling Significant for Religious Rights, says TWU spokesperson

By: Sheldon Neil

What does the decision by the BC Supreme Court to allow for a Christian law school in Canada mean for religious rights in Canada? We ask Guy Saffold, Trinity Western University spokesperson, for his insights. Read More
December 11, 2015

What does the BC Court Ruling mean for TWU?

By: Sheldon Neil

André Schutten, ARPA Canada’s Legal Counsel, weighs in. Read More
December 10, 2015

5 Refugee Stories to Remember

By: Context Team

On Dec. 10, the first group of Syrian refugees arrives at Pearson International airport as part of Trudeau’s promise to bring 25,000 to Canada by February 2016. Here is our top five on what we learned from refugees we’ve interviewed at Context these past few months. Read More

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