The New Testament makes this point as well when it compares the road that leads to eternal life as narrow and the one that leads to destruction as broad.
Baseball, the American pastime, is a sport that many parents and grandparents share with children. But do we bring the same intentionality to bear on passing down through the generations a desire to worship God?
One woman tells her story of navigating eight decades of growing and leading in the church.
From north to south and east to west the people in power in Canada and the U.S. historically have failed to see others in the image of God.
In the wake of multiple announcements of discoveries of unmarked graves at former Canadian residential schools for Indigenous children, waves of agony have crashed across the country.
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The sexual revolution that started in the 1960s is now as pervasive and inescapable as the popup ads on our computer screens. Almost no home or family or person has been unaffected by it.
If Christians would again lead the way in prioritizing social responsibilities over personal rights, it could serve as a counter to the potential “fall of Christianity” in the global North.
With the pandemic winding down, we need a few basic godly goals to help us serve.
Writer Charles C. Camosy echoes a call to courage for pro-life constituents to stand "clearly and firmly for prenatal justice regardless of the political consequences."
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Nature has the power to draw us out of ourselves.
The real work in the church, just as in a family, is staying connected when things get hard, even if it gets painful.
My family and I are choosing to trust that the COVID-19 vaccine is a gift from God and the best way forward.
Giving gifts is a lifestyle to the Indigenous people of Canada.
We know who we are: the Imago Dei. But will that make us humble and free us from offense? Wouldn’t it give us something to be proud of instead?
What is interesting to me is that Jesus still had the wounds from his crucifixion. Why would Jesus keep these wounds?
Here are the past eight movie reviews we’ve run in The Banner, plus a note from me about my rationale for assigning, writing, or accepting a pitch for the review.
In light of Mother’s Day, let’s take stock of how women have changed the world.
“For the sake of future siblings and the comfort of your family, place George in an institution and forget you ever had him.”
Some think we have double standards or even some sort of reverse discrimination. The real reason, however, is a lot more innocuous.
I have discovered that in the land of the lonely, one has an immense wardrobe of masks. It makes me wonder what the true face underneath is.
Why have differing expectations recently caused friction in some churches?
By offering death as an option to those expected to die in the “reasonably foreseeable” future, Bill C-7, many disabled people fear, would provide an incentive for their mistreatment or even unwanted death.
Could any of us have guessed, when all this started, that we would still be facing the wrath of the Coronavirus a year later?