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Because many young people today are engaged in a variety of causes, justice provides a great lens for exploring the gospel. This blog explores ways of journeying with young people to connect biblical faith and global justice.

Instigating a Guerrilla Love Movement

Guest blog by Amy Croy – Youth / Young Adult Minister St. Paul’s, Edmonton “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and … Continue reading

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Speaking up for the Peacemakers: Stop the Deportation of Kimberly Rivera

By Christian Harvey If you are wondering who in the world Kimberly Rivera is, don’t worry, most of us had never heard of her until a couple of weeks ago. But to fill you in, Kimberly was a soldier in … Continue reading

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59 Cents

You may have seen the video circulating the internet of a doctor and a medical student interrupting a government announcement. You may have heard something about Bill C-31, and its affects on the health of Refugees in this country. Earlier this … Continue reading

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A Meaningful Voice

Are the ethics and choices of youth simply based on What Would Bono Do? Do we even have a clue about what virtue and character means?  Who is telling us the stories that we base our lives upon? Melissa thinks … Continue reading

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Girls Night Out

I want to tell you about the wonderful group of girls I get to hang out with.  These great youth and I created a program 3 years ago at All Saints’, Collingwood Ontario called “Girls Night Out”. It’s a program geared … Continue reading

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Locking Up the Poor: Laura’s Response

By Laura Walton This is a response to Christian Harvey’s article about the Omnibus Crime Bill that was recently passed in the House of Commons. Check out the article here. The new “tough on crime” bill is challenging. It is … Continue reading

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Locking Up the Poor: Andrew’s Response

By Andrew Stephens-Rennie This is a response to Christian Harvey’s article about the Omnibus Crime Bill that was recently passed in the House of Commons.  What time do I have, really? What time do I have to think about things … Continue reading

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Locking Up the Poor: Judy’s Response

By Judy Steers This is a response to Christian Harvey’s article about the Omnibus Crime Bill that was recently passed in the House of Commons.  Check out the article here Lots of people are talking about this issue!  Thanks for … Continue reading

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Locking Up The Poor

By Christian Harvey This is the first in a dialogue by all the members of the Youth Initiatives Team on the Omnibus Crime Bill that was recently passed in the House of Commons.  We would love for you to join … Continue reading

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Shhhh….we don’t talk about that!

Six Reasons Young Christian Leave the Church Reason #4 – Young Christians’ church experiences related to sexuality are often simplistic, judgmental. “With unfettered access to digital pornography and immersed in a culture that values hyper-sexuality over wholeness, teen and twentysometing … Continue reading

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