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30 August, 2018
It was so beautiful

We’ve been inviting Canadians to share their palliative care stories in connection with the launch of the Palliative Care Toolkit, a free, practical resource on serious illness (great for small group discussion) publi...

05 July, 2018
What we’ve learned in one year of podcasting

It’s been just over a year since the EFC launched its podcast. Like so many entrepreneurial initiatives, we didn’t really know what we were doing when we began.

02 July, 2018
Absolutely life to the fullest

In 2015 I had to say goodbye to my best friend and wife at the young age of 50, after a very hard 18-month battle to survive cancer. It was without a doubt the hardest thing I ever did and will ever have to do.

01 July, 2018
We need to listen and learn

It seems that there are still many non-Indigenous Christians out there who feel white people need to go and reach, evangelize, save, rescue, help Indigenous people, pastors, churches, and communities.

26 June, 2018
After 56 years, I am his advocate

My husband Don and I have managed very well during many years of illness and health setbacks. We are both 76, and we have been married for 56 years. Now we are on the final stretch it seems. The Lord has been so good ...

17 June, 2018
He is not afraid

My husband was first diagnosed with cancer 17 years ago. He always says that he has lived with cancer, not battled it. Medication and prayer have enabled him to live a fruitful life.

11 June, 2018
I think of my father’s dying

Whenever I hear the phrase “death with dignity” – and I’ve been hearing it a lot lately as our country has debated euthanasia and assisted suicide – I think of my father’s dying.

14 May, 2018
Can fundraising be a spiritual exercise?

Fundraising has always been an essential element of the Christian life: churches, schools, and many other organizations rely on it to function. But it is a risky enterprise, fraught with questions and challenges. How ...

07 May, 2018
FT on the Go: These are stories worth talking about!

We think there are a few articles in the May/Jun Faith Today worth talking about. We encourage you to make a pot of coffee, make some copies, pass them around and have a spirited discussion.

01 May, 2018
Les joies et les peines des soins palliatifs

Une écrivaine principale de Faith Today partage sa propre expérience des soins à prodiguer à un être cher mourant, et comment le Canada pourrait faire mieux en matière de soins palliatifs

29 April, 2018
How do we make sense of it all? Let’s do It together in the pages of Faith Today

In late March, a Toronto couple married almost 73 years died together by medically assisted death in their home. “Their children, who watched from the foot of the bed, say the couple drew their last breaths at almost ...

23 April, 2018
Are you a neighbour keeper? Here’s how to start with Preston Pouteaux

We are big fans of the work of Preston Pouteaux, pastor at Lake Ridge Community Church in Chestermere, Alta., and author of The Bees of Rainbow Falls: Finding Faith, Imagination, and Delight in Your Neighbourhood. The...

18 April, 2018
A Christian tackles direct marketing house parties

Party invitations are straightforward. Social convention tells me how to respond, I check my calendar, instinctually weigh how much I care about this occasion and—bam—a decision has been reached. Not in this case. ...