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The Challenge of the Atheist Minister

Earlier in November, the United Church of Canada announced that it had reached a “confidential settlement” with Gretta Vosper, the United Church minister who is a publicly self-declared Atheist, allowing her to remain as minister in her Toronto congregation. This … Continue reading

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Ask Andrew 1 (2018): Jesus’ Women Disciples

“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 1 (2018): Jesus’ Women Disciples We hear … Continue reading

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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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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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