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14 January, 2015
When some moral judgments are allowed. And others are not.

A recent editorial in The Globe and Mail began: “A physician who is predisposed by faith to make negative moral judgments about a patient is a bad doctor.”

12 January, 2015
The abyss of forgetfulness: Learning from Alzheimer’s

Ten years have passed since Anna’s memory loss became apparent. Seven years since receiving the diagnosis of probable Alzheimer’s, thirty-some days since Anna entered the long-term care facility.

07 January, 2015
How to read the Bible when you don’t know where to start

Faith Today‘s Sept/Oct feature “How to Read the Bible Well” touched a nerve with many readers, including Al Reimers, who shared his Bible reading plan with senior writer Patricia Paddey.

05 January, 2015
An immigrant to Canada grapples with residential school legacy

For 120 years, over 150,000 Aboriginal children (Metis, First Nations, and Inuit) in Canada were forcibly separated from their families to attend Indian Residential Schools run by churches and funded by the government...

23 December, 2014
The first Christian was a single mother: Fear, favour and faith

For most of my childhood, I was raised by a single mom. When I consider my own fortunate position alongside a godly man, I have no idea how she did it all

18 December, 2014
God is such a show off: The eagle and the advent

Do you not know? Have you not heard? Funny how some of the most momentous things happen when you are doing the most mundane of tasks.

17 December, 2014
Looking for God in Ottawa tragedy

Christmas is a time of reflection. As Christians, we reflect on the coming of Christ as light in a dark world. Many people also use the time to reflect on events of the past year.

15 December, 2014
Bob Kuhn of TWU: “we’ve defined discrimination in terms so broad, it becomes a mantra.”

Bob Kuhn, president of Trinity Western University (TWU) in Langley, B.C., spoke to Faith Today about freedom of religion, what TWU’s students think about the controversy rocking their school and the personal nature of...

11 December, 2014
Awkward interview moments

So there I sat in a little cozy room at the Royal York hotel in downtown Toronto, chatting to Franklin Graham and his entourage about Eliza Doolittle. Yes, Eliza Doolittle.

08 December, 2014
Prostitution laws just moral enough

When Peter MacKay reported earlier this year that prostitution is “very corrosive” to our society, many scoffed at his moral stand. Though he hadn’t started the debate, MacKay was in the middle of it when the Supreme...

03 December, 2014
Jesus is my IPAD

If I were a gambling girl, I’d bet money that each and every one of us has at some time received a gift that totally blew us away.

27 November, 2014
Stop being so meek about euthanasia! Charles Lewis interview

Since his recent retirement, Lewis has turned his attention to the issue of euthanasia in Canada. He speaks to churches and other groups about his own experience with chronic pain and the dangers of legalized euthanas...

24 November, 2014
What are we doing about hunger in Canada?

Before the early ‘80s, there were no food banks in Canada. They were introduced as a temporary measure, but have since been entrenched—according to one long-time food bank volunteer—as “the grocery stores of the poor.”

19 November, 2014
Why I don’t call myself a Christian artist

I never hear anyone refer to themselves as Christian truck drivers, or Christian factory workers, airline pilots, doctors, or lawyers. The list goes on. Most of the time a person will tell you what their occupation is...

17 November, 2014
Four things we need to know about human trafficking

Faith Today’s Question and Answer section features leaders of EFC affiliate organizations sharing their vision. Nov/Dec spotlights Ed Wilson and his work as executive director of International Justice Mission Canada....

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