Arts & Culture

A row of empty pews in an old church

The Great Decline in Church Attendance: Studying the Trends

Is the church in Canada disappearing? Data collected by StatsCan data over the past thirty years shows a steady decline...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
Two people play tug of war with a rope

Are Christians Fighting a Culture War?

Are we at war?Everyday were confronted in the media by battles raging over civic freedoms, over individual rights, over government...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
A young woman holds her elderly family member's hand in a hospital

A Christian Response to MAiD

Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) has been attracting a lot of attention in headlines and social dialogue. Much of the...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
An ultrasound of a baby in the womb

A Christian Response to Abortion

Abortion is one of the most heart-rending issues of our time. Christians believe that every human is created by God...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
A white protester and black protester hug each other

How Should Christians Confront Racism?

In his I Have A Dream speech delivered in Washington, D.C, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. proclaimed his grand vision...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
A voter puts their ballot into a box

Is Jesus For Democracy or Socialism?

How would Jesus vote?When Jesus walked the earth, he didnt shy away from the subject of politics.Give to Caesar what...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
Protesters raise their fists together into the air

Is Social Justice Biblical?

It seems as if everyone is fighting for social justice today, Christians included. Ironically, you can often find people standing...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
A pencil eraser erases a word off of a piece of paper

Being a Christian In a Cancel Culture

“You’re cancelled!” This isn’t a phrase that many people would ever use. But most people understand…
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
A crowd of people

Why is Everything Today About Race, Gender, and Identity?

The term Critical Theory has become very prominent in social debate right now. It seems as if everything has become...
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  • Scott Stein
Jordan Peterson

What Can Christians Learn From Jordan Peterson?

In July 2022, Jordan Peterson posted a video entitled: “Message to the Christian Churches”. But how should Christians react to what he says?
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  • Scott Stein
A mannequin hand points with its index finger

Is It Judgmental to Point Out Sin?

Christians are so judgmental! Should they even be pointing out other people's sin? Isn't that hypocritical?
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  • Scott Stein
A young woman looks at herself in the mirror

How To Help Someone Find Their True Identity

How do you find your true identity? Is there anything you can do to help someone discover who they reallly are?
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  • Scott Stein
Baby Jesus, Mary, Joseph, and other Christmas Nativity figurines sit in a box

Is the Christmas Story a Myth?

Why are there differences between the accounts of the Christmas story? How do we know Jesus' birth is not just a made-up myth?
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  • Scott Stein
A chalk drawing of people around the world holding hands

Can Christians Be Inclusive?

Can Christians be inclusive? Everywhere you look everyone else is bending over backwards to show how inclusive they are. From...
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  • Scott Stein
Charlie Kirk and Jordan Peterson speaking with attendees at the 2018 Young Women's Leadership Summit

What Should We Make of Jordan Peterson?

A while back we published a couple articles aboutwhether Jordan Peterson was a Christian, or if his message could point...
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  • Scott Stein
A garland of gay pride flags hangs outside, the sun casting dark shadows on the garland

Responding to the Worldview of Anti‑Conversion Therapy Laws

This is the third episode in our series on anti-conversion legislation (Bill C-6). We encourage you to listen to episodes...
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  • Scott Stein
A gavel rests on a table in front of a gay pride flag

Exposing the Worldview of Anti‑Conversion Therapy Laws

This is the second episode in our series on anti-conversion legislation (Bill C-6). We encourage you to listen to the...
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  • Scott Stein
The top of the parliament building in Canada

Will Bill C-6 Take Away Our Freedom to Speak on Sex and Gender?

What is Bill C-6?Bill C-6 was introduced to the Canadian House of Commons on October 1, 2020. The stated purpose...
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  • Scott Stein
A man wearing a tin foil hat looks at his computer screens

Conspiracy Theories and What to Do About Them

Conspiracy theories are nothing new, even for Christians. One of the earliest disasters visited upon the church was when emperor...
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  • Scott Stein
A young girl gazes at a nativity snow globe that she holds in her hands

What Does “Keep Christ in Christmas” Even Mean? 

Christians are often concerned at Christmastime with keeping Christ in Christmas. But maybe we should spend a bit more time...
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  • Scott Stein
An old painting of the nativity scene, with Mary and angels gazing down at baby Jesus

Is The Christmas Story Historical?

Is the Christmas story historically reliable?Its often presented with an almost mythic quality, as the above painting reflects. Its no...
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  • Scott Stein
Protesters hold a sign that reads "take action now"

How Should Christians View Social Justice?

Should Christians be concerned about social justice? The question almost answers itself. Of course, we should. After all, since God...
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  • Scott Stein
A woman's reflection can be seen in a car side mirror

Where Do You Find Your Identity?

Each of us has an undeniable need to feel secure about who we are in the world. No wonder identity...
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  • Scott Stein
A group of protesters

How Should We Respond When Angry About Racism?

On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, was mercilessly killed by a Minneapolis police officer. Like a...
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  • Scott Stein
A man wearing a medical mask looks longingly out of the window

Is the Coronavirus God’s Judgment?

I saw a post on Facebook quoting 2 Chronicles 7:13-14:If I shut up the heavens so that there is no...
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  • Scott Stein
A young girl wearing a medical mask peeks over a fence

Talking to Your Kids About Coronavirus [EPISODE 2]

We can't answer every question our kids have about God's reasons for the Coronavirus. But we can give them a...
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  • Scott Stein
Is Jordan Peterson an Ambassador for Christ?

Is Jordan Peterson an Ambassador for Christ?

A friend described to me recently how his nephew, a young man who had walked away from his Christian faith,...
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  • Scott Stein
Jordan Peterson

Is Jordan Peterson a Christian?

In my travels, Ive been asked many times what I think about Jordan Peterson. There seem to be two main...
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  • Scott Stein
Doors in a church are opened to reveal the sanctuary

Inclusion Confusion Part 2: How Can Christians Be Inclusive?

Rather than uncritically adopting the language and methods of the culture, it is vital that Christians and churches gain clarity...
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  • Scott Stein
Multi-coloured board game pieces sit on a table

Inclusion Confusion - Part 1

A great challenge facing Christians today is the cultural battle over words. All too often in this post-truth generation, facts...
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  • Scott Stein