One of the beauties of the Internet is that it is easy to share interesting articles with each other. We have an intellectually vibrant membership, who regularly come across newspaper and magazine articles about faith, life and everything which they share with the rest of us here, and on our Facebook page. This page is updated regularly, so please some back often. If you have suggestions of articles to share, please contact us.
We hope you find something here that will make life more interesting, and deepen your faith that the world can be a better place.
Articles of Interest
Here's a funny and wise reflection on how to get young people into churches - and how we often drive them away. Suggested by Reverend Martha ter Kuile.
Some scientific evidence that worrying will not only not add a single day to your life, it may take it away….Suggested by Stephen Milton
It was published four centuries ago, the King James Version of the Bible, labelled the greatest manifestation of the English language - greater than Shakespeare, Milton and Bunyan - although its primary author was strangled on church orders and his body burned.
Nick Spencer: Recent surveys show Generation Y has lost faith in traditional cultural markers. This is unlikely to help society in the long run.
— Here's fascinating take on a familiar worry- why don't young people care more about religion? This British article shows that it is an old problem with a new twist. Take a look and think about what's happening here in Canada. What do you think?
— Chris Gabbard, an English professor at the U. of North Florida, describes the joys and challenges of live with his son, August who lives with cerebral palsy, is a spastic quadriplegic, has cortical visual impairment (meaning he is legally blind), is completely nonverbal and cognitively disabled, has a microcephalic head, and must wear a diaper.
Americans surveyed on their religious knowledge got half the questions wrong, including ones about their own faith.
— A new poll shows that atheists in the U.S. did best on a religious knowledge poll. Try this part of the poll and see if you can do better...