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Earth

Loving the Earth

People of faith are at the forefront in the worldwide struggle to address climate change. But there’s more we can do.

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Progressive

What to Preach on Good Friday

Preachers are afraid they might upset some members of their congregations. They are afraid to say what they really believe about Jesus’ crucifixion.

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The Art of Christ’s Passion

Ubiquitous in Roman Catholic churches, the Stations of the Cross are a visual representation of Christ’s Passion, with a dozen or so paintings of biblical passages arranged as a meditative pilgrimage.

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Ministry

Spiritual Care Visitation

As people with physical ailments lose connections with familiar activities, places and people, feelings of isolation coupled with debilitating illness may affect their wellbeing, self esteem and even their judgement. With the loss of customary sources of happiness, life becomes a search for meaning.

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Leadershift

The Three E’s: Effectiveness

As we look towards a future of nourishing Christian communities and making disciples in a post-Christendom Canada, part of our “leadershift” is in forming teaching and ruling elders who are evangelical, entrepreneurial and effective. But how do we know if we are effective in ministry?

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Blogs

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habit – art – seeing again

Daisy Tsai describes her work, presently on display at

Rest

As a musician, I have always found it important

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If You Knew The Day You Were Going To Die

Would you live any differently? My dad died in November and we

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Another Road Story

Sharing the Emmaus story again

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Actions and Results

Yes, I do confess…I do read other people’s mail…well,

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Earth

Loving the Earth

Searching for hope in the quest to address climate change.

Ministry

Spiritual Care Visitation

A primer on listening to people in pain.

A Great Joy

Engineering a world of hope.

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The Art of Christ’s Passion

The Way of the Cross.

Paving the Way

A service shake-up leads to a wake-up.

Life

Book Review

Thinking Past Empire

An introduction to postcolonial theory.

The Good with the Bad

Raising kids in Africa is both challenging and rewarding.

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A Lego Easter

Plus crazy voicemail, great music and videos.

Learning to Trust God

A CRC minister’s life journey.

Family

Did I?

Loving our kids as God loves us.

Faith

Leadershift

The Three E’s: Effectiveness

Doing the ecclesiastical math.

Progressive

What to Preach on Good Friday

This day offers challenges and opportunities.

Andrew Faiz

Bending the Wild

Grab that morning Joe.

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A Most Fitting Epitaph

Thoughts on retirement.

Coming Together to Pray

Two international events highlight the importance of prayer.

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Pastor Shep