‘Don’t leave your faith behind’
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‘Don’t leave your faith behind’

CC: You describe yourselves as “two white, American, millennial, gay and bi Christian women.” Yet your first Car Chats video is about vegetarian tacos, your favourite Harry Potter characters, music, pet peeves, personal quirks. Why did you begin your channel like that?Joey: I really wanted to bring it down to the most basic human level….

Blithe joviality & some occasional greatness
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Blithe joviality & some occasional greatness

The Happy Rant is a podcast that discusses Reformed celebrity pastors, books and pop culture in the style of a frothy, tabloid gossip show. Hosted by Ted Kluck (co-author with Kevin DeYoung of Why We’re Not Emergent, among other things), Ronnie Martin (former member of Christian electropop group Joy Electric), and Barnabas Piper (author, and…

Supporting Young Changemakers
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Supporting Young Changemakers

The students at Unity Christian School in Chilliwack, B.C. are committed to being good stewards of God’s creation. Four years ago, the Grade 7 class began an educational journey considering ways in which they could actively participate in providing solutions to the problem of waste. Many considerations were given to problems they saw, both globally…

Act Five
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Act Five

What might discipleship for young adults look like in 2021? Different than some might think. I work as a resident leader for Act Five, a Christian gap year program associated with Redeemer University and based near downtown Hamilton, Ontario. We are halfway through our second cohort, and I’d like to share some glimpses of how…

Short story winner
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Short story winner

Sara de Waal recently became the inaugural winner of Canada’s only national short story competition open exclusively to students studying at Canadian universities and colleges. The Bridge Prize, as it is called, was established in 2019 by the University of Lethbridge’s School of Liberal Education and Vancouver-based alumnus and donor, Terry Whitehead (BA ‘94.) Chosen…

Helping Children in Your Ministry Express Gratitude
Church Life | Ministry | Youth & Young Adults

Helping Children in Your Ministry Express Gratitude

Because children are growing up in a consumer-driven world, it’s easy to fall into the habit of being me-centered. How can we intentionally nurture gratitude in their hearts so that they turn their eyes toward others too? How can we engage the faith practice of gratitude within our ministry with children?  Here are just a…

What Will Sunday School Look Like?
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What Will Sunday School Look Like?

The start of school often heralds the return of churches’ children’s programs – Sunday schools, after school clubs and youth groups. The pandemic, however, is altering those pre-set plans. Many churches still aren’t meeting in person, and those that are meeting physically are still trying to determine if and how children’s programs can be done safely.