What is the difference between inclusion and belonging? What conversations do Christian schools need to have to make all children feel welcome?
Christian Courier’s inaugural Cover Art Contest received superb entries in various forms, including etchings, acrylics, quilting, oil, pastels, paper folding and wool needle felting.
Members of the Ontario Alliance of Christian Schools (OACS), the Ontario Christian School Administrators Association (OCSAA) and Edifide Christian Educators Association voted in favour to consolidate and create a new organization to lead Christian education.
“I’m delighted and grateful for these awards,” says Reitsma Bick. “As an independent newspaper, CC receives no denominational funding and has only part-time staff. The CCP awards are a great encouragement for the work we’re doing together by God’s grace and for God’s glory.”
Christian Courier writers and columnists are up for a number of 2017 Word Awards nominations.
Angela Reitsma Bick received the highest number of nominations on the 2017 Word Awards shortlist, which honours the best in Canadian Christian writing
Christian School Foundation sees several reasons for optimism regarding the Christian education scene in Canada.
One thing is clear: a thoughtful approach to technology in the Christian classroom will help keep new tech from being a distraction or becoming an idol to instead being pressed into service for God’s kingdom.
Last fall, CC launched a subscription campaign with an audacious goal: to gain 500 new subscribers by the end of January.
An estimated 381,000 international students will come to Canada for schooling this month, based on numbers from Global Affairs for last year and recent rates of increase. The majority will study at universities across the country, but a significant percentage is also on college and high school campuses. Earlier this year, the Immigration Minister made it easier for international students educated here to become citizens, arguing that an influx of ambitious and bright multilingual immigrants will boost Canada’s economy.
When tragedies happen people often ask where God is, and at the same time a kind of holy love is evident in the bravery of those willing to sacrifice themselves to protect others, says Schmalz.
John Longhurst says during his career he has looked to create space for the religious points of view in the media, with all religions being fairly represented. “What does it mean to be a Christian witness to the media as these things are changing? That’s the big challenge facing everyone today,” Longhurst says.