Today, I skipped out of social isolation for a walk. And I found a surprise. Two days ago, I had carefully removed half a small bucketful of dandelions from my carefully-manicured lawn and from the carefully-manicured lawns of my neighbours. Now, 48 hours later, two dozen yellow flowers bobbed unashamedly in the breeze from out of the grass. Having happily disposed of the … [Read more...] about When a different view is silenced
Labelling Canada’s Bill C-8 as “the most progressive and comprehensive in the world,” Canadian Attorney General Minister David Lametti introduced legislation for the government’s new ban on conversion therapy. The action, tabled along with Bardish Chagger, the minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth, fulfilled a campaign promise many Christian leaders hoped would be … [Read more...] about A progressive and comprehensive promise? Bill C-8
The tsunami of individualism set in motion by the tectonic shifts in our courts has launched another wave onto the shores of our faith. Or has it? Does the growing ban on conversion therapy across our country deal a blow to the church’s practice of discipleship or is this another tempest in a teapot? The massive writing campaign from Christians aimed at MPs is attempting to … [Read more...] about No to Conversion Therapy?
LGBTQ2+, SOGI 123, swift changes in conversion therapy law, and a rapidly shifting culture, are among some of the most controversial topics of our day. But did we expect the loss of many basic Canadian freedoms to partner alongside this list of controversies in our free land of Canada? ‘Bill M 218-2019: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Protection Act’ has been raising … [Read more...] about Conversion therapy, Canadian freedoms at risk