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30 April, 2018
The FT Interview: With Marv Penner

Faith Today caught up with Penner as he waited for a flight to China where he was going to train youth workers in the unofficial Church. He spoke to us about what churches need to do today to build relationships with ...

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. ...

08 April, 2018
Lessons in writing and faith

Karen Stiller recently gave a presentation at the Ottawa Word Guild writer’s day, on lessons she has learned about writing and faith. Here is an edited version of that talk.

03 April, 2018
Hooray for pastors

Folks, being a pastor is not always a walk in a holy, blessed park. There are such wonderful, rewarding, beautiful parts to it, yes. But there are the lonely times, and how people think you are no fun, and that they h...

03 April, 2018
Some truths about truth

Truth. We teach children to tell it. Courts depend on it. Relationships suffer for want of it. Science and religion both claim to provide us with access to it.

31 March, 2018
The FT Interview: With Jonathan Hamilton-Diabo

JONATHAN HAMILTON-DIABO is director of Indigenous initiatives at the University of Toronto, working to support reconciliation between the university and Indigenous Peoples and communities. Hamilton-Diabo previously wo...

29 March, 2018
Lightning-rod Peterson

What should Christians make of this Toronto psychologist?

28 March, 2018
Mainline evangelicals

My one-hour commute from one Southern Ontario city to another takes me through several small towns. Each town has at least one United church and one Anglican church. In most parts of the country, you find the same thing.

28 March, 2018
Christ will rise everywhere. Easter in Uganda

This time last year I spent Easter in Northern Uganda. I was part of a small media trip hosted by Samaritan’s Purse Canada, to visit refugee settlements and see the work happening there, deep in the field.

25 March, 2018
Dwell here for a while in Holy Week

“Dwell here for a while Karen.” That was a common instruction I heard during the last two years as I completed a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Non Fiction. The program is all about writing very well what is true. So...

25 March, 2018
The profound beauty of foot washing

It starts early. Cries of “me first, mommy!” ring from my kids’ bedroom. Our 3 ½ year old twins sleep next to each other in separate cribs, and both want me to pick them up. Then it’s a fight over who gets to use the ...

21 March, 2018
Words matter. To life and to faith

“When I use a word, it means what I choose it to mean. Neither more nor less.” – Humpty Dumpty in Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll. Language is and always has been an evolving thing. New words and phrases...