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C.S. Lewis on the Paris Attacks

Many of us were struck by the events in the legendary city of Paris on Friday night. As Parisians settled into cafes, filed into theatre seats, and gathered by the tens of thousands at the soccer stadium, seven young men perpetrated six separate mass shootings and three suicide bombings. 1,709 more words

C.S. Lewis

Remembrance Day for Aliens and Strangers

Briercrest College Chapel November 9, 2015
Text: 1 Peter 2:11-17

It’s September 14, 1938, and my father is on ship somewhere in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. 3,603 more words


Eating together: A theology and politics of food

Even in my pre-teenage years, when I was becoming pre-occupied by religious art and music, I was conscious of the paintings which involved food. In Christianity, Christ was rarely alone with food in the icons and paintings that I saw; he was always with people. 834 more words


The Apocalypse of Satan in Mark 1:12-15

And the Spirit immediately drove him out into the wilderness. He was in the wilderness forty days, tempted by Satan; and he was with the wild beasts; and the angels waited on him. 621 more words


Thinking about Faith and Politics: A Non-Partisan Reflection

Last week, I was asked to participate in a Faith and Politics faculty forum here at Briercrest. We had a good representation of college and seminary students attend. 1,991 more words

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After We Have Said “Amen”: Towards a Pentecostal theology of politics in Zambia

Elias Munshya, LL.M, MBA, M.Div.

Pentecostal church leaders in Zambia are almost unanimous. They will heed President Edgar Lungu’s call to prayer, fasting and reconciliation on Sunday, October 18, 2015. 1,037 more words

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John the Baptist: Preparing the Way for a Markan Christology in Mark 1:2-11

As it is written in the prophet Isaiah, “See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way; the voice of one crying out in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight,’” … 783 more words