The First Nations Version of the Bible
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The First Nations Version of the Bible

A new version of the New Testament is underway, written by First Nations people, for First Nations people. Terry Wildman, a pastor at Northport Indian United Methodist Church in Michigan and director of Rain Ministries, initiated and is leading the project. OneBook Canada has partnered with Rain Ministries, and Wycliffe Associates is supporting this project…

Canada’s general election, cannabis and the common good
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Canada’s general election, cannabis and the common good

Canadians considering which candidates to support in the October 19 general election may be most swayed by “pocketbook issues,” defined by economist Patrick L. Anderson as “the impression voters have when considering their family budget and the national economy.” Christians may also consider the 2015 Election Bulletin produced by Citizens for Public Justice, which focuses on CPJ’s four priority issues: poverty in Canada, climate justice, refugees and democracy.

Food security and community, one tomato at a time
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Food security and community, one tomato at a time

Darren Hakker wants to bring back vegetable gardens. In his words, “the fine art of gardening has skipped one, and in many cases two, generations. We need to bring back gardening – food is vital for our survival, and we need to reduce our dependence on grocery stores and restaurants to fill the void. We need to make food security a priority.”

‘A fourth option:’ Open embryo donation
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‘A fourth option:’ Open embryo donation

Many parents who have children using in-vitro fertilization (IVF) are faced with a difficult decision if they no longer wish to attempt pregnancy but have embryos remaining. The most common options are to preserve the embryos indefinitely, to destroy them or to donate them for research, after which they will be destroyed.