ShareWord will continue to distribute Scripture, but emphasize church partnerships and equipping Christians for evangelism. Say “Gideons,” and the vision that comes to mind for most people is Bibles in hotel nightstands and pocket-sized Scriptures passed out to students. It’s a recognized brand, with a well-publicized purpose, but it’s getting a new moniker in Canada. Gideons International in Canada will now be known as ShareWord Global. “God has called us to expand our evangelistic efforts internationally and come alongside our brothers and sisters across the world with tools, resources, and inspiration to be faithful—not just to a brand name, but…

CRC congregations weigh land acknowledgements amid rising awareness of indigenous injustices on both sides of the border. Visitors to a suburban Toronto congregation are greeted in the foyer or from the stage with the following: “The Community Christian Reformed Church of Meadowvale is located on the Treaty lands and traditional Territories of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation.” The statement names the indigenous community that once stewarded the land where the Canadian church stands. But a visitor to one of Meadowvale’s hundreds of fellow American congregations across the border will likely find the practice of such “land acknowledgements” to…

Canadians across the political spectrum expressed anger and disappointment that President Trump blocked shipments of N95 masks from the United States.

The crash of the Ukrainian passenger jet in Iran hit Canada and its large Iranian community hard, as most of those aboard had ties to the country.

Canada was the world’s most welcoming country to refugees in 2018. But asylum seekers from Central America have not gotten as much help as others.

Though it made many promises to Canada’s indigenous peoples on reconciliation, the Trudeau government has realized little substantive progress.