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18/09 September 2018

18/09 September 2018

Survival Habits of the Soul

by Ken Shigematsu   Even though I’ve been out of school for many years, I still have nightmares where I am a student completely unprepared for a French or math exam. I feel the pressure to perform, like when I played competitive basketball and I had teammates depending on me. That pressure to achieve and […]

18/09 September 2018

Dr. Livingstone…I presume

by Rev. Dr. Ed and Janice Hird   While recently teaching on marriage in East Africa to tens of thousands, we asked many Africans what they thought about Dr. David Livingstone. It was encouraging to learn how fondly he is remembered in Africa. Some other westerners may have come to exploit, but Livingstone came to […]

18/09 September 2018

Why settle for karma when you can have God’s glorious truth?

by Frank King   An old high school friend caught my attention when she posted a Facebook meme that looked exactly like a restaurant billboard. That billboard had had nothing but these words, in capital letters: WELCOME TO THE KARMA CAFE. THERE ARE NO MENUS; YOU WILL GET SERVED WHAT YOU DESERVE. Most people believe […]

18/09 September 2018

Once homeless, Jeff Kurylo now feeds others

by Laureen F. Guenther   Jeff Kurylo was 13 years old the first time he used crystal meth. By the time he was 17, he was using it every day. He was 21 in 2003 when he robbed a bank. He spent three years in prison, then was soon using meth again. In 2007, he […]

18/09 September 2018

Anglicans: historic shift in power to GAFCON

by Danielle Martell   Many people have never considered the possibility  that one day the Anglican Church would undergo a power shift away from Canterbury and move to GAFCON (Global Anglican Future Conference). For 500 years the Anglican Church has been firmly rooted under the leadership of the Archbishop of Canterbury. However, the western church […]

18/09 September 2018

Secularism and medicine in Canada

by Jack Taylor   Dr. James Dobson, in his book Fatherless, envisions a society in 2040 where current Baby Boomers are pressured into transitioning out of life so that their wealth can be passed on to the next generations; expectant mothers undergo near mandatory screening of their unborn child to screen out potential burdens on […]

18/09 September 2018

State of Christian leadership in Canada

by Dr. Don Page   It is commonplace in most organizations, including Christian ones, to acknowledge that the success or failure of an organization or ministry is more dependent on one measurable factor than any other: leadership. Thus, knowing the state of leadership in Canadian Christian institutions is critical to measuring and improving the effectiveness […]

18/09 September 2018

Praying for a spiritual turnaround

50th annual Prayer Breakfast to coincide with first day of Marijuana legalization   Crime, drug use, divorce rates, mental health problems, suicide – pick any statistic or trend; the consequences of spiritual poverty can be seen and felt everywhere across our nation. Despite this backdrop of statistical disillusionment, Christians have an eternal wellspring of hope.  […]

18/09 September 2018

Freedom Sunday

By Laureen F. Guenther   September 23, 2018 will be Freedom Sunday at more than 3500 churches worldwide. Freedom Sunday was initiated by International Justice Mission (IJM) to educate people about modern-day slavery and call the global Church to pray and act to see slavery end, says Mark Wollenberg, IJM Canada’s National Director for Church […]

18/09 September 2018

TWU drops mandatory covenant for students

by Jack Taylor   On Thursday, August 9th, 2018 the 16 men and women of Trinity Western’s Board of Governors met to contemplate the sword handed to them by the Supreme Court of Canada as the community covenant squirmed with life before them. Like Solomon, they needed wisdom to ensure the University continued to thrive […]