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  • Mary, Did You Know? An Interview

    By Justin Wishart Contemporary Christian Singer (CCS): Mary, did you know that your baby boy would one day walk on water?[1] Mary: Well, I was a bit surprised by this one. However, when it happened, the words of Job came to me when he said, “He alone spreads out the heavens and walks upon the

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  • An Unsafe Christmas

    By Jojo Ruba I still remember their chants as they protested, “It’s time for you to go!” In 2009, I was invited to speak at McGill University in Montreal. The room was booked by the pro-life student club and the booking was approved by the university. Around 50 people were in the room, attracted by

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  • Pursuing Christ Through Adversity

    By Glen Moore My name is Glen Moore. I have lived with schizophrenia. The following is a summary of some of what I have learned in my journey to pursue Christ and attempt to be like Him. First of all, I got saved through my struggles with my illness. I was living in Claresholm, very

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  • Making the Grand Canyon Grand

    By Jojo Ruba Those of you who’ve ever been in ministry or have friends in it, know the old adage that the work never stops—and it doesn’t. But thank God that He commands us to stop once in a while and take some time off. That’s why I’m grateful for my parents who took me

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  • Thinking Critically About ISIS

    By T. J. Smith In the spring of 2015, the Pew Research Center conducted a study investigating support for the Islamic State, or ISIS, in Muslim countries. They presented their findings in an article titled In Nations with Significant Muslim Populations, Much Disdain for ISIS. Without getting into what ISIS is trying to accomplish, or

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  • Loving Our Transgendered Neighbours

    By Jojo Ruba This is the second of two parts. For Part 1, see “Unchanging Truths in Transitioning Times.” It was a question I never expected to hear in my lifetime. After speaking at a Christian youth event, a young man asked me how to talk with a classmate who came out as transgendered. Every

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  • The Meaning of Christ in Other Religions (Part 3)

    By Dr. Ron Galloway In Part Two, I spoke of a certain graduate student who imagined that by showing me parallels between Christian symbols, beliefs, and objects and those of other religions, she refuted the originality of the Christian faith. But I have argued that all the religious parallel symbols she presented simply pre-figure the

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  • Unchanging Truths in Transitioning Times

    By Jojo Ruba “When I grow up, I’m free to be what I want to be.” That was the message written on a little boy’s shirt marching at the local Pride Parade. He didn’t look old enough to read the message he was promoting, and whoever made him wear it likely intended it for good.

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  • Without God, Nothin’: Why Atheists Steal from their Creator

    By Warren Leigh Back in 2001, the popular Christian hard rock/rap band P.O.D. released a song on their album Satellite titled “Without Jah, Nothin’” featuring guest vocalist Eek-A-Mouse. Although from a musical standpoint the song was even worse than it sounds, it made a massive theological and philosophical point, a point that I don’t believe

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  • The Meaning of Christ in Other Religions (Part 2)

    By Dr. Ron Galloway While I was in process of doing a Master’s degree in Religious Studies at the University of Calgary, I was amazed at how very little my fellow graduate students knew about the Bible. They were quite familiar with other religions, and for the most part, they emulated the typical, unreflective student

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  • The Joyless Worldview of the Pro-Choice Movement

    By Scott McClare If you watched the Super Bowl a few weekends ago, you might have seen the ad for Doritos. It got a lot of attention because in the ad, a pregnant woman chastises her husband for eating Doritos during her ultrasound appointment, only to discover that her unborn child (visible on a monitor)

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  • Dear Government of Alberta

    By Justin Wishart At Faith Beyond Belief we want to model how Christians can winsomely engage the public, including government officials. This is one letter that a concerned Christian parent wrote to a public official about the issue of transgenderism. I am a proud father of two wonderful daughters. As their father, I take seriously

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  • The Meaning Of Christ In Other Religions: Myth, Symbol, Pre-Figurations and Promise (Part 1)

    By Dr. Ron Galloway This is the first of a three-part series. The first part revolves around a discussion with a Hindu convert to Christ. The second part will circle around an encounter with a post-graduate student in religious studies, and the final part will consist of further reflections on the same theme. Could it

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  • A Hijab and a Philosopher

    By Justin Wishart A short time ago, Larycia Hawkins, a professor at Wheaton College, was suspended for saying that Muslims and Christians worship the same God.[1] Many people came out in support of Wheaton, while others supported Dr. Hawkins. The main controversy was over her Facebook comment: “And as Pope Francis stated last week, we

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  • The Church: Dominant, Sub-, or Countercultural?

    By Ian McKerracher As part of the dominant culture, the role of the Church was well-defined for everyone involved. It was a role that lasted, off and on, for the better part of one and a half millennia. The Church was to be the conscience of the culture and the arbiter of morality and ethics.

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  • Atheism Requires a Little Humility

    By Nick Bertsch When conversing with various atheists, I have encountered sort of a self-righteousness that confuses me. There is a certain sense in which many have a very condescending view of anyone they deem stupid enough to believe in a creator of the universe. The funny thing is, there are more problems in explaining

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  • The Apologetics of Handel’s Messiah

    By Scott McClare Every Christmas, I make a point of listening to George Frideric Handel’s great oratorio, Messiah. So do many people. If you live in a large enough city, you could potentially attend a performance several times each December. And because of Messiah‘s lengthy performance history (and Handel’s habit of modifying the score to

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  • Scripture Alone!

    By Scott McClare Sola Scriptura—Scripture alone—has been called the formal principle of the Reformation.[1] This is the principle that Martin Luther famously appealed to when he declared at the Diet of Worms, “Unless I am convicted by Scripture and plain reason—I do not accept the authority of the popes and councils, for they have contradicted

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  • A Response to Tyler Huckabee’s “Why I Support Gay Marriage”

    By Jonathan Lutz-Orozco Looking online today, it is so easy to become consumed and overwhelmed with so much information on theology, God, religion, and our human experience. We have so much to share, think through, and debate, and nothing stokes the minds of so many like the topic of homosexuality and same-sex marriage. Some have

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  • Logic and Worship

    By Justin Wishart As I was in a local Christian bookstore, I noticed a book simply titled Logic. Since I am fascinated with the study of logic, I grabbed the book. The author of this book was Isaac Watts who lived between 1674-1748,[1] with this book being first published in 1724.[2] I was very interested

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