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Dealing with abuse: the journey towards healing

by Marion Van Driel   Churches have traditionally been considered safe places – sanctuaries. Sadly that is not always the […]

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Dog gone

by Phil Callaway   My mother sang me nursery rhymes—to prepare me for the perils of life, I suppose. Nursery […]

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Goal setting: “aim at nothing, you’ll hit it for sure”

by Arnold Machel, CFP®   “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” – Neil Armstrong Do […]

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Sexual misconduct: making church a safe place

by Marion Van Driel   Allegations of Kevin Spacey’s sexual misconduct unleashed a spate of long-held, shameful secrets in the […]

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The Tyranny of Time

by Johnny Markin   As we sat with friends counting down the last few seconds until the New Year, it […]

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The power of reunions

by Sharon Simpson   What makes a reunion so meaningful? As we age, we work in different environments, meet more […]

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JOY, a holy longing

by Sharon Simpson Have you tried to describe JOY? It’s difficult. If you’ve grown up in the church, you have […]

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Christmas loneliness: ways to encourage others

by Jenny Schweyer No matter what the underlying circumstances, Christmas can evoke a deeper loneliness in people who are already […]

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The senior journey

By Lilianne Fuller Seniors are living longer. Most seniors will say that it’s important to them to live out their […]

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The senior journey

By Lilianne Fuller Life expectancy in Canada is on the increase. According to Statistics Canada, 20 years ago Canadians had […]