Category Archives: Interfaith Interactions

Interfaith Interactions intends to initiate learning and sharing with other faiths; our intention in this discussion is to define this initiative.

Gone but Not Forgotten

It’s time for a rant. I’m getting really tired of having all Christians lumped in together with the literalists, the fundamentalists and the creationists. Too many people who embrace secularism don’t see the distinctions within a faith. The recent remarks … Continue reading

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A Change of Heart

Remember Joseph and his Amazing Coat of Many Colours? (Note how I carefully avoided copyright violation there?) Joseph’s brothers sold him into slavery in Egypt, after briefly plotting to murder him. Over the following years, Joseph was a slave, a … Continue reading

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The New Gentiles: Peace in a Multi-Faith Age

We humans are good at the game of “us and them.” We set ourselves apart from each other, often without much conscious thought. It’s not surprising. Learning to distinguish differences is a necessary human skill, and we make a point … Continue reading

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One Christian’s Response to Donald Trump’s Election

The election of Donald Trump has stirred up a hornet’s nest. One thing that particularly struck me was listening to parents say: “what shall we tell our children? We teach them not to be bullies, and now a bully has … Continue reading

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Brexit Reflections

Brexit Reflections First Lesson: Exodus 22:21  You shall not wrong or oppress a resident alien, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt. Second Lesson: Acts 10:44-48 While Peter was still speaking, the Holy Spirit fell upon all who … Continue reading

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Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary

“Ask Andrew” is an annual opportunity for members of Knox to ask questions of faith and religion. Andrew answers them in the Sunday morning service, and now in this blog. Enjoy! Ask Andrew 2 (2016): Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary Mary, … Continue reading

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Ask Andrew 6: Science & Religion

“Ask Andrew” is an annual opportunity for members of Knox to ask questions of faith and religion. Andrew answers them in the Sunday morning service, and now in this blog. Enjoy! Ask Andrew 6: Science & Religion I often see … Continue reading

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Ask Andrew 5: Exoplanets

“Ask Andrew” is an annual opportunity for members of Knox to ask questions of faith and religion. Andrew answers them in the Sunday morning service, and now in this blog. Enjoy! Ask Andrew 5: Exoplanets Astronomers have identified nearly 1200 … Continue reading

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Ask Andrew: Cults

“Ask Andrew” is an annual opportunity for members of Knox to ask questions of faith and religion. Andrew answers them in the Sunday morning service, and now in this blog. Enjoy! Ask Andrew: Cults Please talk about the “Freemen on … Continue reading

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Terrorism? Or Something Else?

This blog entry began as a sermon preached on October 26th. Just before I went into the service, I was forwarded an excellent article published in the Globe and Mail on October 24th. What I say below takes a particular … Continue reading

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