Patricia Kamara, Executive Director of the Christian Health Association of Liberia (CHAL), knows exactly what her organization needs to fight the raging Ebola epidemic which, by the end of August, had already killed 694 in Liberia alone, 1,546 throughout the West Africa region. She knows the need. She just doesn’t know how to fill it.
As the long days of summer give way to autumn’s disappearing sun, and as frost greets each morning, Canadians retreat to the warmth of our homes and the sense of protection they provide. We shared many a summer night with family and friends, often shielding our too-short vacations from the anxieties induced by global current events. Yet the world’s war-torn strife remains.Login to View
A small, formerly bi-national Anabaptist denomination has more than doubled in size in Canada over the last 15 years — in an era when most mainline denominations are experiencing decline. The Brethren in Christ (BIC) grew from about 3,500 members to over 10,000 Canadian attendees in the last 15 years. While the numbers are due mostly to the crowds that gather at expanding regional sites of The Meeting House megachurch in southern Ontario, it signals a new day for the denomination.
Grocery donation program: Eric Schmiedl, former Inn Out of The Cold Coordinator (left) and Stephen Giuliano, Executive Director and Chaplain (right).
After five years at the Centre, its current Director, Visser-Wikkerink, is attempting to read the Bible from a more indigenous perspective, assisted by the community at the Centre and Indigenous theologians in Canada. Her goal is to let go of the western European constructs through which most CRC members view the Bible.
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