Coptic Christians under siege in Egypt

Protest against persecution of Christians in Egypt

On February 11, 2011 after 18 days of massive protests from Egyptians, President Hosni Mubarak resigned ending his 30-year presidency. The news was received with roars of approval and chanting. Many Egyptians had seen Mubarak's long reign as very undemocratic. His resignation was seen as the … [Read more...]

Steve Jobs co-founder of Apple dies

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple has died at the age of 56. The apple website issued the following release: Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being. Those of us who have been fortunate enough to know and work with Steve have lost a dear friend … [Read more...]

Amanda Knox found not guilty

Amanda Knox

An Italian court has cleared 24-year-old  American Amanda Knox and her boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito of charges relating to the murder of British student Meredith Kercher. They were facing up to 26 years if found guilty of the murder and sexual assault of Kercher which happened four years ago. Knox … [Read more...]

Casting Crowns concert review

A live painting of Jesus

Sunday night's Casting Crowns concert turned out to be a great time of worship. Singer/Songwriter Lindsay Mccaul opened the show with a couple of self written numbers. She was followed by the Texas band The Afters who warmed the crowd with popular hits such as Chris Tomlin's famous "How Great is our … [Read more...]

Dead Sea Scrolls now Online

Dead-Sea-scrolls

The Israel Museum in partnership with Google have just made five of the eight the dead sea scrolls available online. Prior to the completion of this project, the scrolls could only be viewed at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. Now they can be searched and read through here.The manuscripts were … [Read more...]

Rob Bell resigns from Mars Hill

Rob Bell

Mars Hill pastor Rob Bell, author of the controversial book Love Wins: Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived, will be leaving the church that he helped propel into the spotlight. According to a statement issued on the Mars Hill church website, Bell, “Feeling the call … [Read more...]

Casting Crowns Concert Oct 2nd

Casting Crowns

CanadianChristianity.com in partnership with ConvergeMagazine.com and LMG Concerts is running a draw for Casting Crowns tickets. The Dove and Grammy award winning Contemporary Christian worship band will be playing at the Langley Events Centre on Sunday October 2 along with The Afters and Sanctus … [Read more...]

400th Anniversary KJV Biblethon

Title page of the first edition of the King James Bible in 1611

In honour of the 400th Anniversary of the King James Version of the Bible, Christ Church Cathedral in Victoria is hosting a week long continuous reading of the KJV from cover to cover. Special guests will include Governor General Award-winning author Kit Pearson, CBC radio host Jo-Ann Roberts … [Read more...]

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Repealed

Don't ask, don't tell

For many years the United States military’s Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy protected closeted gay, lesbian, or bisexuals from experiencing discrimination and harassment. The same policy also prevented these same people from serving the military as openly gay. The policy was introduced in 1993 during … [Read more...]

Church offers Hebert family comfort

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News of 3 year old Kienan Hebert's abduction touched many of the residents of BC. On Saturday September 10th, Ron Rutley the pastor of the Hebert family held a special service at Sparwood Fellowship Baptist Church. That night Kienan was safely returned home by his abductor. The following is an … [Read more...]

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