“Welcome to Canada”: Documentary on Canadian Immigrants and the Church

A mounty in front of a Canadian flag welcomes visitors

Thousands of immigrants and refugees migrate to Canada each year. The reasons people come to Canada are as diverse as the countries from which they came, but all come with the hope of starting a new life in Canada.On Saturday, October 6th at 7pm, Crossroads Television System (CTS) presents … [Read more...]

Canadian moviemaker produces controversial film Hellbound

Kevin Miller of Hellbound

Hellbound, a feature-length documentary that explores today's highly contentious debate over the Christian doctrine of hell, is set to hit Canadian theaters in October 2012, hot on the heels of its September release in the United States.Written and directed by award-winning screenwriter Kevin … [Read more...]

Canadian religion is not going away

Reg Bibby

“What most of us thought was happening isn’t happening,” Canadian sociologist Reg Bibby says in his new book A New Day. “Religion is not going away.”Bibby has been the foremost researcher into Canadian religious developments over the last four decades, particularly through his massive Project … [Read more...]

A Gentle Answer has cosmic implications

Cover of The Mizan Ul Haqq, or, Blance of Truth by The Mizan Ul Haqq, or, Blance of Truth

In this age of instant bestsellers, it is difficult to comprehend the historical and cosmic scope of this book project. It is the next stage in a discussion that is measured, not in months or years, but in centuries. And the issues involved are as far-reaching as they are timeless.That is the … [Read more...]

Faith for Today’s Media

Faith Today Online

Faith Today, the national magazine published by The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, will now be offered free of charge online effective May 21 at www.faithtoday.ca/digital. Faith Today will continue to publish five print issues of the magazine every year, which still require a paid subscription, … [Read more...]

The Painter of Light

Thomas Kinkade

American painter Thomas Kinkade passed away on Good Friday, April 6, at age 54, leaving a legacy that former friend Terry Sheppard called “a story of triumph and tragedy.” Kinkade was reputed to be “the most collected living artist in the United States,” with reproductions of his thousand paintings … [Read more...]

Book not dead

bookstore

Contrary to expectations, sales of printed books in the US were up significantly in January 2012 compared to January 2011, according to a report from the Association of American Publishers. Sales of e-books grew even more quickly. Sales were particularly strong for “religious” (mainly Christian) … [Read more...]

October Baby: Do you feel wanted?

octbaby

Almost everyone wants to be wanted – by their spouse, lover, friends, parents. How would you feel if a person whose love you craved not only didn’t want you but also tried to eliminate you?For 19-year-old Hannah Lawson, that feeling drives a quest to discover her real identity. You see, she’s … [Read more...]

Davy Jones passes away at 66

Davy Jones Performs at BB King's - March 8, 2008

On Wednesday, February 29, 2012, former Monkee Davy Jones passed away from what is believed to have been a heart attack at age 66 – 66 was the same year he and his band surfaced on the music charts with their first number one hit “Last Train to Clarksville.” Jones’s charming grin and British accent … [Read more...]

Movies promote Christian books

The Vow - Book Cover

Movies helped place four Christian books on the New York Times best seller list in February.The Vow, Kim and Krickitt Carpenter's true story of faith and commitment, topped the New York Times non-fiction best-seller list in its first week of re-release. The Vow joins three other film-related, … [Read more...]

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