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16 February, 2016
The first Syrian family we are sponsoring has arrived. It was cold. And it was warm.

Today I downloaded iTranslate, located the Arabic option, bought three for $20 bouquets at FoodLand, and my husband and I headed to the new home of the Syrian family who arrived in our town on Saturday.

11 February, 2016
How can even this be beautiful? Reflection on the tragedy in Calgary

The Wycliffe Canada community is grieving with the families who have lost so much in Calgary last weekend.

08 February, 2016
The journey of an artist who is a Christian

There is a brilliant book by David Galenson called, Old Masters and Young Geniuses, in which he makes a point for the credibility of those that develop later in life. The ones who take time to mature while coming to e...

01 February, 2016
Good things happen (for everyone) when churches come together

Yesterday, I stood in one church, as a member of another church, inviting people from a bunch of churches to an event at a different church. Doesn’t that sound wonderfully confusing?

28 January, 2016
38 and counting! Canadian congregations respond to Faith Today contest

This morning, I interviewed Patti Miller, a hardworking Canadian pastor. This particular leader has just moved from Hamilton to Montreal to lead a big church on a big new adventure. The interview will appear in March/...

25 January, 2016
How music tends and heals in palliative care

Faith Today recently printed a story called “Gently into the arms of Jesus” which touched on the urgent need for improved palliative care in Canada. We invited a specialist in one particular and unique corner of the c...

22 January, 2016
What I learned visiting churches in Moncton: Lessons for everyone!

My name is Sara and I love going to church. I like seeing how different churches do things, and how they spread their joy and passions to those around them.

13 January, 2016
Why are we doing a webinar on clergy wellness?

“No sabbatical. No help with counseling. No clear picture of what’s expected.” Those are the three main reasons given by hundreds of former senior pastors for why they left their pastorates, in a recently released re...

13 January, 2016
Follow. Then go. Last thoughts from Urbana 2015

Faith Today ran a contest to send a student to Urbana 2015. Jeanie Qiu, a University of Alberta student, was chosen to attend North America’s largest student missions conference. She shared her learnings and thoughts ...

11 January, 2016
Film crew reports from the frontlines of a Syrian refugee camp: “throughout the suffering, God remains present, and his presence brings hope.”

As the world considers how it will respond to the Syrian crisis, millions of men, women and children remain trapped in a state of chaos, struggling to survive in foreign countries having been forced from theirs.

08 January, 2016
Memories of the Christian brethren

In the current issue of Faith Today, columnist John G. Stackhouse, Jr. promised additional reflections on growing up in an otherworldly evangelical community.

04 January, 2016
“Dear church” and other bits of awesomeness from the latest Faith Today

If you were going to write a letter to the Church, what would you say?

04 January, 2016
Donnez votre pasteur un repos!

Photo: His Secret Place à Rocky Harbour, Terre-Neuve, est l’un des centres de retraite partout au Canada qui ouvrent leurs portes pour les pasteurs qui ont besoin d’un repos.

23 December, 2015
Every Number Tells A Story: An Urbana Veteran Shares Her Story

All through December, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship campus ministers have been reporting on how many students are heading to the Urbana Missions Conference. With every update, I rejoice. Every number tells a story.

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