Articles from Current

September 2016

Mandarin Ministry in Metro Toronto

Mandarin ministry in Metro Toronto has gone through three phases. It began in the early 1990s, flourished from the year 2000, and has reached a plateau since 2010. Since most Mainland Chinese have an atheist … Read the full article

February 2015

In theological circles, it is often taken for granted that the Canadian church now exists in a post-Christendom context. That is, Christianity is no longer dominant or even influential in Canadian culture and, further, is facing unparalleled and rising intolerance … Read the full article

November 2013

One of the most significant dilemmas that pastors and others responsible for the planning and leading of worship encounter each year is the question, “What are we to do with Remembrance Day?” However, I fear that in many Canadian church … Read the full article

June 2013

In June 2012, the United Nations Conference on Sustainability in Rio De Janeiro (Rio +20) ended in futility. The United Nations had billed the summit as a ‘once in a lifetime chance’ to move toward sustainable economic models, … Read the full article

October 2012

In the Old Testament, there are a number of passages of Scripture where the revelation of God’s glory to his people becomes part of the message of salvation, restoration and hope. In these texts, the appearance of the divine glory … Read the full article