MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO – She could hardly believe her ears. As an excerpt was being read from her bookThe Third Grace, Deb Elkink was both astonished and elated at being selected as the Grace Irwin Award winner at the 24th annual Canadian Christian Writing Awards gala. Elkink skipped to the podium to the delight of the 200-plus attendees gathered in […]
Canada has just launched a National Action Plan to combat human trafficking. The plan was launched by Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety, Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs, and Member of Parliament Joy Smith. “The Harper Government is committed […]
In partnership with Attawapiskat First Nation and Mushkegowuk Council, Mennonite Central Committee Ontario has received an invitation to continue work on housing in the community of Attawapiskat First Nation, on the shores of James Bay.
Vancouver, BC — (January 17, 2012) Regent College is pleased to announce that Bruce Hindmarsh, the James M. Houston Professor of Spiritual Theology at Regent College, has been appointed as the incoming President of the American Society of Church History. The appointment began on January 1, 2012, and finishes on December 31, 2014, and includes […]
During Crown Attorney Gerard Laarhuis’s cross-examination of alleged quadruple murderer Tooba Yahya, the prosecutor claimed that her husband Mohammad Shafia, and their son Hamed were responsible for carrying out the “honour killings” of sisters Zanaib, 19, Sahar, 17, Geeti, 13, along with their stepmother Rona Amir Mohammad. Tooba was questioned about her daughters clashes with their […]
Love him or hate him Pastor Mark Driscoll knows how to steal a headline. Driscoll and his wife Grace recently co-wrote the book Real Marriage: The Truth About Sex, Friendship & Life Together. The book includes discussion about topics usually not spoken about openly in the church such as role playing, sex toys, and cyber-sex. […]
Jefferson Bethke has created quite a lot of controversy since uploading the spoken word poem “Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus” onto youtube. Although the video has only been up for two days, it has gotten over 2 million views. In the video Bethke asks questions such as, “What if I told you Jesus […]
The Minister of Advanced Education, Naomi Yamamoto, made a visit to Trinity Western University on December 15, 2011, along with the Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Mary Polak, MLA Langley, and Marc Dalton, MLA Maple Ridge – Mission.
Why Claiborne thinks we need revert back to a culture of giving: Mark 1:14-20 E.V. Hill, that old African-American evangelist-preacher told a story about a little old lady who sat at the front row of his church. When he’d get up and preach about all of the things that were wrong in the world, this […]
Pope Benedict XVI announced January 6 that Thomas Collins, Archbishop of Toronto, will be elevated to the College of Cardinals. The College is convened at the discretion of the pope to discuss issues of significance – most members serve on committees covering a variety of matters. When the papacy is vacant (following the death of the […]