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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- June 18, 2021| |
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- June 16, 2021| |
Nature has the power to draw us out of ourselves.
- June 14, 2021| |
The real work in the church, just as in a family, is staying connected when things get hard, even if it gets painful.
- June 11, 2021| |
My family and I are choosing to trust that the COVID-19 vaccine is a gift from God and the best way forward.
- June 7, 2021| |
Giving gifts is a lifestyle to the Indigenous people of Canada.
- June 4, 2021| |
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?
- May 28, 2021| |
What is interesting to me is that Jesus still had the wounds from his crucifixion. Why would Jesus keep these wounds?
- May 21, 2021| |
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.
- May 7, 2021| |
In light of Mother’s Day, let’s take stock of how women have changed the world.
- April 30, 2021| |
“For the sake of future siblings and the comfort of your family, place George in an institution and forget you ever had him.”
- April 23, 2021| |
Some think we have double standards or even some sort of reverse discrimination. The real reason, however, is a lot more innocuous.
- April 16, 2021| |
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.
- April 9, 2021| |
Why have differing expectations recently caused friction in some churches?
- March 29, 2021| |
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.
- March 26, 2021| |
Could any of us have guessed, when all this started, that we would still be facing the wrath of the Coronavirus a year later?
- March 19, 2021| |
The more funds we can raise through advertising and donations, the less we need to rely on ministry shares.
- March 19, 2021| |
A Christian concerned with social justice is often seen as a “bleeding heart,” for compassion is considered a soft thing compared to the “strong” virtues of fairness, obedience, or lawfulness.
- March 15, 2021| |
Many Indigenous people across this continent use the spirit of the eagle in ceremonies and feel the eagle feather has special spiritual healing powers.
- March 12, 2021| |
In the wake of such devastating news, we feel the need to present quick and simple solutions. However, when we do this, we avoid the necessary but painful process of grief.
- March 8, 2021| |
Anti-Asian attacks have been skyrocketing at an alarming rate since the start of the pandemic. Yet there has been a gaping void of evangelical voices publicly speaking up to defend their Asian American brothers and sisters.
- March 5, 2021| |
On that wintery day last year, my happy face not only showed a complete naivety of the soon-approaching pandemic, but also bore no knowledge of the tsunami of grief that would crash into my world.
- February 22, 2021| |
When I look at my life, I see that all the suffering I have gone through since my birth has produced in me a resiliency and perseverance that only comes through God’s love being poured out into my heart.
- February 19, 2021| |
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