Kids and media

Child with computer

Family life is being increasingly affected by screens ... TVs, computers, game consoles, along with hand-held electronic media -- the ubiquitous cell phone, and portable devices like Sony's PSP. This generation, more than any that preceded it, do not regard electronic media as anything special. … [Read more...]

Young, dynamic & faithful

Parachute Band

April 17 saw 800 – 900 youth gather at Broadway Church in Vancouver for ONE.3, the third annual gathering.Facilitated by the Hope Vancouver Youth Network (HVYN), the interdenominational event's main speaker was CRY Canada's Faytene Kryskow.HVYN's Mika Kostamo told BCCN: "At the altar call, … [Read more...]

Shack author strikes a nerve

Unknown

The Shack is Christianity's latest runaway best-selling book -- and author Willam P. Young was in Abbotsford, BC last weekend for his only Canadian appearance.The book concerns a father whose daughter was killed on a camping trip. His marriage and his relationship with God have suffered, but one … [Read more...]

Vulnerability and Connection

In her essay 'Thoughts on the Meaning of Frailty,' Wendy Lustbader, M.S.W. encapsulates many people's thoughts on aging, "We have come to fear frailty more than death. We imagine being "put" in a nursing home, like a jar on a lonely shelf. Will a parade of paid strangers take care of me someday? … [Read more...]

A big investment in Tyndale’s future

Morrow Park, newly acquired by Tyndale University College.

In a bold $40 million deal, Tyndale University College & Seminary - which was struggling financially only a few years ago - has purchased the nearby 56 acre Morrow Park from the Catholic Sisters of St. Joseph. This is the largest acquisition in Canadian evangelical history.The property, located … [Read more...]

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