St. Augustine in his Confessionssays, you (God) have made us for yourself and our hearts are restless until we rest in you.God is who we’re made for. Until our hearts rest in Him we are restless. It is not primarily
As most of you have probably heard in the media, a recent grand jury in the US reported that Bishops and other leaders of the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania covered up sexual abuse of minors by more than 300
It’s increasingly difficult to be a Christian in Canada. But, ask most Christians why it’s difficult and they often say something like this, it’s hard because it use to be we didn’t have so many things to compete with on
Is Religion the main cause of wars and suffering in the world? Revd. Dr. Mike Michielin The conventional wisdom of Western societies is that Christianity (and all other religions), has a tendency to promote violence in our world. Furthermore,
The Resurrection of Jesus Christ is the crowning event in the year for Christians around the world. Yet, it’s largely misunderstood by its Christian adherents and nonbelievers alike. Many Christians conceive of the Resurrection of Jesus in only vague terms,
A central feature of the Christian message is the justification of the ungodly (Rm. 4.5; 5.6). In this, Christianity differs radically from every other religion. Every other system assumes some sort of distinction between the godly and ungodly, righteous and
What distinguishes Christianity from other religions? Let’s begin by pointing out what Christians do not believe in. They do not believe that all other religions are simply wrong altogether. Atheists do think believing in any sort of God is one
The Lord is at hand. Have no anxiety about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be known to God. (Phil. 4.5-6) For me Christmas has always coincided with celebrating. It makes me think
A Theological Clarification on Euthanasia, Doctor Assisted Suicide, Medical Aid to Dying or Whatever?
It is no longer clear today if or why the act of someone deciding to end her life with the assistance of a medical practitioner is a moral issue. We don’t need to go far to see why we’re confused.
We spend a majority of our time (in fact of our life span!) at work. Yet, the Church and its leaders – such as myself – have spent very little time giving any spiritual direction to laity as to how