I was 14 years old when my church hired a new senior pastor. He was a bit of a young upstart who wanted to make some changes. One change was that women would no longer serve in leadership roles. Some people left the church right then and there, but my family didn’t.
#Metoo: More Than a Social Media Trend #Metoo is not like other hashtag trends the Washington Post reports. #Metoo has been resilient in making headlines and consistent in its exposing power. The public outcry has resulted in many firings and led to changes in contractual obligations in the entertainment industry. #Metoo has helped bring clarity to what […]
With the World Economic Forum (WEF) wrapping up its annual summit in Davos, Switzerland a few weeks ago, critics are not wrong to dismiss it as another media circus where grand gestures and plans are made, but never executed. The meeting brings together more than 2,000 top business leaders, politicians, academics, celebrities, and journalists for […]
With the controversial practice of cloning back in the news spotlight, are there any moral or real issues tied to cloning that still trouble our society?
This perversion of justice on many levels is another exemplary display of the Trudeau leadership’s acrobatic skills – jumping around questions and bending over backwards for anyone.
U.S. president Donald Trump began the New Year in his signature style with another controversial display of twitter diplomacy. Naturally, the tweet, directed at the despot Kim Jong-Un drew the anticipated ire of liberals and progressives.
Based on the statistics alone, this change in criteria is a gross overstep of government power in defining ‘who’ Canada is and and what the nation stands for.
Dear Alan, I hope you are well. The situation here in Yemen is still catastrophic – the government is unwilling or unable to give salaries to employees. Teachers are striking. Many people don’t have anything to eat; people are collapsing in the streets, at the mosque or at work.
The bodily motions of worship—singing, raising your hands, kneeling, closing your eyes—shape us significantly, even when we don’t feel like they are.
Safe spaces like Jacob’s Well are becoming more difficult to find in the DTES, and the atmosphere on the street has become more hostile as gentrification continues to push a vulnerable demographic into an increasingly smaller area.