Convivium’s Rebecca Atkinson finds comfort that her wedding this spring wasn’t about saying “yes” to the dress. It was about affirming before God a faithful life with her husband-to-be.
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Watching the Château Laurier fiasco from a comfortable distance, Peter Stockland sees parallels between Ottawa’s architectural debacle and the history of Belfast’s city hall.
With the Château Laurier fight over, our eyes turn towards those who didn’t act when they could have – and where the blame lies in the aftermath.
When Ontario’s Court of Appeal trampled conscience rights for medical professionals last week, it grievously wounded the entire body of religious believers across Canada, argues lawyer Barry Bussey.
John Stackhouse, Jr. pays fond tribute to celebrated pastor, scholar, writer, Bible translator and poet Eugene Peterson, who died Monday of this week.
Cardus Executive Vice-President Ray Pennings challenges social media “experts” disparaging TWU’s volunteer board for altering its Community Covenant. Agree or disagree, with the decision, the members served with honour and sincerity, Pennings argues.
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There is something in the uniqueness and stillness of a sunset that moves my heart.
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Is it possible to find peace and calm in a world of chaos and confusion? The idea of being a peacemaker is difficult, but also a relief.
Anna Buhrmann writes of her journey northward, working with a youth shelter in the Northwest Territories. The work has been challenging and transformative, leading to grace, healing and renewed strength.
After having spent some time away from the church of her childhood years, Brittany Beacham tells the tale of coming back to membership among the familiar congregation.