The question for Anglicans and other mainline Protestant denominations is obvious. What is going on in London? Is the diocese a test case in what some sociologists identify as the growth factor that is “contrarian conservatism” in otherwise liberal mainline churches? Or is London different?
When I heard Tina Van Egmond speak to members of my church community about her position as Director of Care at Hospice Niagara, I was intrigued by her career and how her Christian faith impacted her work. In an email interview, I asked Tina to share her story.
My point here is not to advocate for a blanket approach to mathematics, or even to claim that this is the best mathematics book chapter ever. My aim is simply to ask us to think about how the way we picture the world, our deep-down beliefs about how things work, might influence what happens in classrooms, whether or not religion is getting mentioned.
“Abba,” “Daddy,” is the actual setting for biblical prayer (Mark 14:36, Rom. 8:15). Praying grown-ups become like little children who want to become hugging close to God as our Father.
In Canada, steadily rising energy costs can cause financial hardship. The Fraser Institute reports that over a million Canadian households now spend more than 10 percent of their income on electricity and heating, which, it says, “should be of central concern when policies regarding energy are being devised.” Globally, many people have no access to an electrical grid; if this affects their quality of life it’s known as “energy poverty.”
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