Living in sacred time, in our ordinary days

Bigstock/amok By Gretchen E. Ziegenhals Managing director, Leadership Education at Duke Divinity FacebookTwitterEmailPrint   In this secular world, what are the ways in which our Christian institutions can continue to help root us in our faith? Tuesday, July 15, 2014 As a child, I lived in what I now know was sacred time. I attended Grace … Continue reading “Living in sacred time, in our ordinary days”

Do you know whose land you’re on?

By Tali Folkins June 14, 2018 Indigenous-themed banners hang on the façade of the new Centre for Indigenous Peoples, directly across the street from Parliament Hill. The City of Ottawa and Parliament Hill are on unceded Algonquin territory. Photo: Paul McKinnon/Shutterstock   Beginning a service or other gathering with an Indigenous territorial acknowledgment can serve … Continue reading “Do you know whose land you’re on?”

Demographic change isn’t coming, it’s here!

Peter J. Misiaszek Follow Director of Stewardship Develoment for the Anglican Diocese of Toronto. May 9, 2018 Demographic change isn’t coming, it’s here! Canada reached significant milestone in 2015. For the first time in its 150-year history, the number of seniors is greater than the number of children. The figures, released by Statistics Canada are glaring: … Continue reading “Demographic change isn’t coming, it’s here!”

Homeless encampment presents quandary for Winnipeg Anglican church

By Joelle Kidd May 30, 2018 All Saints’ Anglican Church in Winnipeg has decided to remove a “tent city” that sprung up on its property. Up to 40 people lived next to the church for about a month. Photo: Google Earth   People living in tents next to All Saints’ Anglican Church in Winnipeg, diocese … Continue reading “Homeless encampment presents quandary for Winnipeg Anglican church”

Gandhi—Man of the sacred and secular, East and West

By Wayne Holst May 22, 2018 Bronze status of Mahatma Gandhi in Westminster, London’s Parliament Square. Photo: Iviolet/Shutterstock My first awareness of India probably came to me when, as a child, I heard and then read from the famous works of Englishman Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936). His children’s tales included The Jungle Book, and later, poetry … Continue reading “Gandhi—Man of the sacred and secular, East and West”