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Steps of Faith-4: Faith in the crowd

When you talk about steps of faith, there are two rather important themes coming out of the three examples we’ve looked at this week. Those examples are the leper, cleansed by Jesus after the Sermon on the Mount, the woman who had an “issue of blood” for twelve years, and Zacchaeus, the chief tax collector. 440 more words

FINALLY

Join us in celebrating. Join us in not forgiving the hideous bigots who blew millions of dollars granting vicious hate speech a national platform. 

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Two Windsor soldiers awarded Medal of Bravery by GG

Fire erupted under the hood of the car, gasoline was pooling underneath it and the driver, in shock, wasn’t moving.

“Time was of the essence, obviously. 368 more words

Local News

Ms. Payette and Mr. Scheer: Science and religion can – and should – co-exist: Peter McKnight

The most balanced commentary I have seen on the GG controversy by McKnight, a former Templeton-Cambridge fellow in science and religion at the University of Cambridge: 773 more words

Religion

Brad Wall says Governor General shouldn't mock people of faith

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says Gov. Gen. Julie Payette should avoid denigrating faiths that believe in a creator.

Payette has faced criticism for a speech last week that some say mocked people of faith and appeared to criticize people who believe in creationism and horoscopes. 306 more words

Canada

COMMENTARY: Payette warned of misinformation killing democracy, but it may just kill off humanity

Last week Governor General Julie Payette caused quite the stir while addressing the Canadian Science Policy Convention.

Most reasonable people were not upset at the content of the remarks — anthropogenic climate change is real, natural selection is scientific fact, sugar pills don’t cure cancer, astrological signs have no bearing on the course of one’s life or personality — but rather the tone in which they were delivered. 790 more words

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