Venezuela, with the oil wealth of Saudi Arabia, today looks more like Syria, noted a journalist. With the country in free fall, it is hard to imagine how it can last much longer. In daily updates, we listen to multiplying horror stories of no food, empty medicine shelves, stunning numbers of kidnappings, and the hemorrhaging of ten percent of its population in a matter of months. This incredibly beautiful and rich-in-resource Latin American country is the paradigm of ideological delusion,...
David Wells is the general superintendant of PAOC. Turning 100 is a chance to look back, and to look forward. David Wells does both in this interview, including his encouragement for any churches feeling beleagured these days.
Kevin John White won the 2018 Best New Canadian Manuscript Contest, held by The Word Guild, a Christian community of writers, editors, speakers, publishers, booksellers, and librarians. His book will be published by Castle Quay, a Canadian Christian publisher. Kevin’s book is a memoir that details his years on the street and on the road, and his battle with addiction and the mercy he experienced in recovery.
Willard Metzger is the new executive director of Citizens for Public Justice, is a national organization that promotes public justice in Canada by shaping key policy debates through research and analysis, publishing and public dialogue.
"If it's the doctors today, tomorrow it will be the churches." Larry Worthen of the Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada responds to the recent Ontario court of appeal ruling on conscience and referrals.
Dr. Anna Robbins has been named the seventh president of Acadia Divinity College. Far from discouraged at the position of the Church in today's culture, Anna calls us to a new level of optimistic engagement.
Mark Buchanan is a beloved Canadian Christian author and professor at Ambrose University. He explores with us why and how Christians can write most effectively. If you're a writer, or even if you're not, you will enjoy this conversation.
In the early years of this century, four groups formed a global grouping to share concerns within a dialogue framed by love and devotion to Jesus. This group would not make pronouncements or take actions. Instead, meeting every few years, we would face matters in an open and honest way about our respective witness. The four groups making up this “forum” are The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), the Vatican (Roman Catholics), the World Pentecostal Fellowship (WPF), and the World Council of...
A friend wrote, “I no longer call myself an Evangelical.” Thoughtful, well informed but now I suspect feeling embarrassed, he has chosen to avoid a term used globally by hundreds of millions of Christians. For many within shouting distance of U.S. media circles and party politics, the word has become a banner of disrepute. Evangelical is now a word disfigured by political pundits, muddied by protestors from the left and right, and brought into dishonour by self-proclaimed spokespeople who...
Dion Oxford has journeyed for years with people experiencing homelessness in Canada. He shares what that has meant for him and his faith and life in this interview. A new book, Beyond Shelters: Solutions to Homelessness in Canada From the Front Lines has just been released.
Gary Nelson has been president of Tyndale University College & Seminary for 10 years, and just announced his upcoming retirement. He speaks to us about leadership, theological education and how we are Church today in Canada.