Sometimes it takes your glasses getting dirty to remember that they’re even there. I learned that I hold a pretty stunted view of hospitality from a woman named Marie Issaka in Bamako, Mali.
The other day, I received a mailed appeal from a Christian organization that asked me for a “sacrificial gift.” Later in the appeal, there appeared a lament for the demise of “sacrificial giving” among God’s people.
Ten years ago, the Spouse and I drove across Canada with our two small children. You might even say our too-small children. Blue was not yet two years old and Beangirl was only approaching her fourth birthday.
“Space: The final frontier.” These words characterizing the voyage of the Starship Enterprise will sound familiar to Star Trek fans. The original series rode the scientific and cultural optimism of the late 1960’s.
One day in 1941 the poet Earle Birney was mountain climbing outside Vancouver. Arriving at the summit just after nightfall, Birney surveyed the city below and fearfully watched the lights go off until it was completely dark.
On Easter Sunday, April 21, 253 people were killed when three churches and three hotels in Sri Lanka were the target of suicide bombers. Christian Courier writer Candice Goodchild interviewed Mayukha Perera, Managing Director of Back to the Bible in Sri Lanka, about his experience.
Two Canadian researchers, Yoshua Bengio and Geoffrey Hinton, were the 2018 winners of the million dollar Association for Computing Machinery A.M. Turing Award (often called the Nobel Prize of computing) along with American Yann LeCun.
On March 6, several hundred people gathered in Redeemer University’s auditorium to participate in a panel discussion about Renegotiating Faith, a report that has emerged from a research partnership between the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC), Power to Change – Students, InterVarsity, Youth for Christ and Truth Matters Ministries.
Jack and I looked after three of our granddaughters one evening so their parents could take a well-deserved break. With little Chloe already nestled in her crib, we read stories with Abigail and Hanna before tucking them in for the night.
At this time of year, we’re supposed to sing the praises of our dear, sainted Mothers, who are one part June Cleaver, one part Marge Simpson, one part Julie Andrews and a healthy dollop of St. Mary.
The moon and stars, flocks and herds, wild animals, birds and fish. Psalm 8 lists each of these as part of God’s creation. But how do computers fit into creation?
It wasn’t too long ago that the government of Pauline Marois introduced the Charter of Values in the legislature (Bill 60), which would have prevented public employees from wearing conspicuous religious symbols.