Church planting these days usually means breaking up some pretty hard Canadian soil. That’s why we thought it would be fascinating to assign writers in
three cities to go behind the scenes in very different church
plants to see what makes them tick – or grow.
If you live in eastern Canada, a part of the country where
we had a tough time matching an available writer with
an existing plant, please write to us and tell us about your
church plant experience. We’d love to hear.
In this issue we also unpack the Trinity Western University (TWU) school of law situation. Bob Kuhn, president
of TWU, shares his experience as the public face of this
struggle that seems to be pitting religious freedoms against
human rights – at least that is how the discussion is often
Sometimes our best articles come out of conversations
with thinkers, leaders or writers (often all three in one),
where we ask them what’s currently on their mind and
heart. And that’s how we ended up with Carolyn Weber’s
beautiful essay on coming home reborn to the country she
had left. A phone conversation musing with this talented
writer about what she might tackle for Faith Today led to this
thoughtful piece. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did.
We were having another set of conversations about
prostitution reform even before the courts ordered Canada to rewrite our laws. The result is a 16-page compilation
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