The October 1928 issue of The Latter Rain Evangel (published by The Stone Church, an Assemblies of God congregation in Chicago) reported a fascinating story of the Titanic. The story was told by a young man in Hamilton, Ontario, three or four years after the Titanic sank in 1912. John Harper, pastor of Walworth Road […]
“Dear Jesus, I want you in the center of my life and commit through your power, to serve and obey you – anytime, anywhere, at any cost, to do anything.” What’s your reaction to this prayer? Excitement? Fear? Guilt? Hope? Irritation? Many Christians wrestle with the no-holds-barred commitment these words express. According to Leonard Buhler, […]
The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada’s Religious Liberty Commission has released a report detailing the nature and effects of religious persecution on children. Entitled The Overlooked Demographic: A Report on the Impact of Religious Persecution on Children, the 23-page document briefly considers recent situations in which children have suffered violent attacks or difficult social repercussions because […]
Nothing about Jessica could prepare you for the story she tells of her life before coming to Mercy Ministries. Not her radiant smile, her friendly manner or the confidence with which she reads a passage describing the beauty God sees in her. “To be honest,” she says, “I wasn’t sure if this day would ever […]
When you think about 1954 you might think about the first time the world series was broadcast in colour, or maybe you think about the marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe Dimaggio. It is likely, though, that 1954 came and went way before you were born. For Mark and Huldah Buntain, a young vivacious couple […]
Fresh in our Canadian collective consciousness are the Vancouver riots, which have triggered outrage, disgust and disbelief throughout the entire nation, as well as across the world. The new G20 of the west coast, as people have dubbed the events, resulted in injuries, arrests and damages far beyond what we can imagine. Amidst of all […]
On July 27, 2011, evangelical leader John Stott passed away at the age of 90 in Lingfield, Surrey located in the south of England. He passed surrounded by close friends and family. His cause of death is said to be related to complications due to old age. He was born on April 27 1921 to […]
By George Woodward The birth of Jesus Christ has been written about, spoken of and even acted out ever since the day it occurred. God the Son was born in Bethlehem 2,000 years ago. He came to earth for a purpose, and that was to pay the price that we could never have any hope […]
In 2009, journalist Marci McDonald published her book, The Armageddon Factor. She has recently made presentations promoting the book’s controversial portrayal of conservative evangelicals. The following are two contrasting views of the author’s thesis.
Be afraid… be very afraid… of evangelical Christians!
This is part two of CC.com’s overview of the Lausanne Congress, held in Cape Town October 16-25. Part one is available here. Believers & reconciliation Varying forms of reconciliation were key themes at Lausanne III. Speaking on the topic of ‘Reconciliation with Creation,’ Sir John Houghton — co-chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change […]