Tag: jason byassee

Around Town: Limits remain, Catholics pledge $2.5 million, Tetsuro Shigematsu

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry revealed during her February 15 health update that while COVID-19 restrictions will be relaxed for most public gatherings, church attendance will remain capped at 50 percent. Speaking during a live update, Dr. Henry said:…

A wealth of local books from 2021 (#2)

At the end of last year I posted an article about the abundant crop of books written by local authors. I was surprised that I found 15 to write about and had some left over. I am amazed, as I…

Creating Conversation: We probably shouldn’t have communion online

This weekly editorial gives opportunity for people to speak about issues they believe are vital for the church to respond to. We asked Andria Irwin (see accompanying article, ‘Communion online – it’s not ideal, but it’s faithful’) to respond to this…

Creating Conversation: Communion online – it’s not ideal, but it’s faithful

Our weekly Creating Conversation editorial gives opportunity for people to speak about issues they believe are vital for the church to respond to. We asked Andria Irwin to respond to Jason Byassee’s accompanying comment (‘We probably shouldn’t have communion online’),…

Local professors have written many fine books this year

One can never have too many books (ask anyone who knows me), but even I have trouble keeping up with the professors at our local Christian colleges. And many of their books would make great Christmas gifts, especially if purchased…

Nothing is as beautiful as a human being

Wesley Hill will address the topic When Christians Disagree during a livestream talk July 29. He is teaching Male and Female in Christ as part of Regent College’s Summer School. Pursuing sexual purity by turning toward the other I remember…