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The Call to Justice – Part 1: The Why

No matter what you call it… justice, social action, outreach… it’s part of our United Church DNA. It’s been there from the beginning, with our roots in the social gospel, in the Methodist commitment to social well-being, in the belief that evangelism and social service need to be linked together. It’s one of the marks …

Reclaiming Loaded Words: Discipleship and Evangelism

The church in Canada exists in a changed world, a society that is increasingly secular, with many “Nones” (no religious affiliation); “Dones” (who have a church background, but are no longer interested); “SBNRs” (Spiritual But Not Religious); and those who are fervently atheist, anti-religion (Richard Dawkins et al). We are a “sideline denomination”—small, and on …