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January 6, 2014

Mandela Has Died, South Africa Is Bereft

By:Michael Cassidy

The moment South Africa has in many ways been dreading has come upon us and our Madiba has ended his long earthly walk to freedom. Read More
January 6, 2014

The Nelson Mandela I Knew...And Loved

By:Peter Storey

The Mandela I knew became beloved by me, not so much for the grand gestures, although he was a master of political theatre, but for the lesser-known acts that revealed a truly human genius for Ubuntu - the awareness that his life was inextricably bound up with the lives of all his fellow human beings, especially his enemies. Read More
December 25, 2013

Christmas Myths

By:Craig Evans

I suspect fragment will add to the pot of myths about Jesus. Read More
December 16, 2013

Is Canada Less Welcoming to Refugees?

By:Jim McNair

We often complain about unemployment, high taxes, greedy politicians but the reality is we are truly blessed. Read More
December 13, 2013

Hope in the Midst of Disaster

By:John McAlister

What stands out to me the most has been the response of ordinary Canadians. After hearing about these disasters, so many people felt compelled to reach out. Read More
December 10, 2013

High River Flood: 6-Month Anniversary

By:Angela Piovesana

We are not alone, we are all connected and we need the support of one another. And with this support, we can accomplish so much! Read More
December 6, 2013

Best of Times, Worst of Times

By:Darrel Janz

The flood was by far the worst we'd ever had and dealt a devastating blow to our community. As we come to the end of this year of incredible lows and highs and turn to the celebration of the birth of our Saviour, our hearts are filled with gratitude for all God has brought us through. Read More
December 2, 2013

Scandal is Toppling Governments...Even the Church

By:Ron Sider

"The truth is there is increasingly little difference between an essentially secular activity like the popular entertainment industry and the bring-'em-in-at-any-cost efforts of evangelical megachurches." Read More
November 30, 2013

Mercy for the Mayor?

By:Phil Reinders

Have you noticed how being merciful doesn't feel very moral? Come on, admit it - it feels really good to find some high ground, point fingers, and get all righteously worked up. Read More
November 29, 2013

Reflecting on Scandals with Michael Ignatieff

By:Bill Blaikie

We were asked about our views about the damage that was being done to politics. Read More