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The Rev'd Jonathan RoweColumns

Stepping Back So That Others Can Step Up

Last year, I wrote about how we need to stop talking about people working for the church as if they were ‘volunteers’ and start talking …

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Reasonable and Probable Grounds to Believe

In the aftermath of the Kosovo war, involving the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) and the former federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro), the …

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The Rev'd Canon Jeffrey PettenColumns

Let’s ignorE Negative Thinking

A number of years ago, while in the days of searching and seeking other Christian denominational traditions, one of the things that I used to …

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The Rt. Rev'd Samuel RoseColumns

A Colourful Lent

One of the most intimidating moments for a painter is staring at a blank canvas. Devoid of colour, line, or shape, the blank canvas represents …

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Melanie ClarkeColumns

A New Year’s Suggestion

My career was as a teacher. Like my father before me, I taught English. I had the opportunity to teach many poems, plays, essays, novels …

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The Rev’d Cynthia Haines-TurnerColumns

Week of Christian Unity­—Why Bother?

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, an initiative of the World Council of Churches, takes place each year from January 18-25, between the feats …

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The Rev’d Michael LiColumns

Formed From the Dust

The cosmos is not eternal because it is slowly dying. It is running out of usable energy. Matter is not eternal. Indeed, most stars take millions of years …

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Kevin SmithColumns

Power of Attorney

Happy New Year! Let’s hope that 2023 is a good year and it finds you all full of good health and with lots of optimism …

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Reasonable and Probable Grounds to Believe

Around 40 CE, as the good news of Jesus spread and was being preached and welcomed among people who were not Jews, the question arose …

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The Rev'd Jonathan RoweColumns

When You’re Irreplaceable

Taking time off for mental health leave was one of the hardest things I’ve had to do in twenty years of ordained ministry. I was …

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