28
SEP
2013

To Stand for Reconciliation and Friendship (Axel Schoeber)

In the pouring rain, 70,000 people walked on Sunday morning (September 22) to stand for reconciliation and friendship with First Nations in our country. The turnout, despite the weather, exceeded the dream of the native elder who initiated the idea by 60,000 and the hopes of the organ
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20
SEP
2013

Church Members Mistreat Homeless Man…

What got me most about this article (“Church Members Mistreat Homeless Man…”), was the comment, “The world has enough people, but not enough disciples.” You may not wish to read this article as it is more than confronting. If you decide to read it, observe how you creep away from the
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18
SEP
2013

Witness — To Be Seen Not Told

It was common in my Jesus movement days (60s and 70s) to wear long hair, flowered shirts, hippie sandals and to witness to “pagans.” Doesn’t sound very politically correct does it? But witnessing certainly made us feel in the right and powerful with people we were su
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17
SEP
2013

Truth and Reconciliation, Vancouver (Axel Schoeber)

I attended a service yesterday (2013-09-16) to inaugurate the week of Truth and Reconciliation here in Vancouver, an effort to bring healing between aboriginals and other Canadians. The service was at West Point Grey Presbyterian Church and focussed on the residential schools that bro
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