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14 January, 2021
Recognition: New songs from Carolyn Arends

Her reflective songwriting helps us mature in faith, argues veteran columnist John Stackhouse

21 December, 2020
The loneliness vaccine

We are all alike in the core pain of what we are experiencing, writes Tim Huff. We are lonely for one another.

17 December, 2020
Family health in the pandemic

Christian sociologist Todd Martin reflects on resilience during Covid-19

16 December, 2020
A motto for Christians in the pandemic

“Take it seriously, take it easy, take it to the Lord.”

10 December, 2020
Finding life after a Covid layoff

As a temporary layoff shifts to a permanent one, will making the right choices restore some balance and make me feel safe?

04 December, 2020
A simple word of gratitude

Just before American Thanksgiving The New York Times asked its readers to tell what they were thankful for. Ten thousand people responded.

04 November, 2020
Rethinking local church ministry during Covid

What do we make of the challenges in pastoral care and discipleship exposed by the pandemic? Ottawa pastor Doug Ward reflects.

29 October, 2020
A walk through the latest album by Steve Bell

Veteran columnist John Stackhouse recommends "Wouldn’t You Love to Know"

28 October, 2020
Seeing love in action at Thai orphanage

“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love,” as Mother Theresa, who devoted her life to serving poor people in India, once said.

23 October, 2020
The secret ingredient for making pastors

Maritime pastor Jim Molloy shares how his disastrous first sermon turned out to be a blessing and taught him something vital. Reprinted with permission from Sage magazine.

01 September, 2020
How are we really doing in terms of resilience?

Professor Bill Strom reflects on his study "Weathering Well: Relational Resilience During the Covid-19 Lockdown."

30 July, 2020
Wilderness and beyond

As it was with Hagar in her wilderness, God comes to find us asking us the same questions: Where have you come from? Where are you going? A reflection by Elaine Pountney.

13 July, 2020
Ministering to seniors with home Bible study

Stand up in the presence of the aged, show respect for the elderly. (Leviticus 19:32)

09 July, 2020
Practising hospitality from home

How prioritizing welcome has shaped the lives of a Toronto couple.

Mission Central Conference 2021