Category: Theological reflection

June 25, 2018

Celebrating the Presentation of the Augsburg Confession

Today, June 25th, is the anniversary of the Presentation of the Augsburg Confession. While Luther’s posting of the 95 Theses on October 31, 1517 was the spark that ignited the Reformation, it wasn’t until the presentation of the Augsburg Confession on June 25, 1530 that…

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April 25, 2018

Toronto – in the care of the Great Physician

by Paul Zabel Earlier this month, people throughout Canada, North America, even the world learned of the horrific bus crash in rural Saskatchewan involving the members and those connected with the Humboldt Broncos Jr. Hockey Team. Following this tragedy as I attended worship in a…

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February 26, 2013

Thoughts on the retirement of the Professor Pope

by John Stephenson After publishing three book-length interviews with his fellow-countryman in the Vatican (two with the cardinal prefect responsible for doctrine, the third with the Pope himself), German journalist Peter Seewald is now working on the biography of Joseph Ratzinger. After his last meeting…

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September 14, 2010

How tolerant are Christians?

by Michael Keith In a speech responding to a pending Koran burning by a pastor in Florida, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said: “My God and my Christ is a tolerant God, and that’s what we want to see in this world.” What does tolerant mean?…

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April 4, 2010

Easter greeting from President Robert Bugbee

Beloved friends in the Body of Christ! St. Paul has an Easter word for you and me, recorded in Romans 14:8-9, “If we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we…

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