Did Michael Brown’s shooting death in Missouri last August reawaken the civil rights movement?
By Alicia von Stamwitz
In August 2014, the world watched as a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, exploded in outrage over the police shooting of an 18-year-old. In her own words, St. Louis-based writer Alicia von Stamwitz describes the tragedy and its aftermath.
By Observer Staff
Kayla Feenstra stands in the unfinished doorway of her 130-square-foot tiny house in Abbotsford, B.C., a year ago. Alina Konevski/Abbotsford News
For tiny house enthusiasts, sometimes less is more
By Anne Bokma
Persecuted in their home countries, LGBT asylum seekers hope for a safe haven in Canada — but it’s getting harder for them to gain entry
By Marc Colbourne
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The former nun and author of more than 20 books on the world’s major faith traditions talks about the history of religion and violence
By John Suk
How much time away from your children is too much?
By Drew Halfnight
When it comes to re-examining school food policies, Canada might learn something from Japan
By Chantal Braganza
By Pieta Woolley
We may think that we know our history. But most of us still don't.
By Dennis Gruending
Narratives become alive once we invite them into our hearts and minds
By Carolyn Pogue
The picture of innocence
By David Wilson
Uncle Dudley’s Jesus
By Debbie McMillan
They may not have a church community, but the ‘spiritual but not religious’ still need to connect
By Anne Bokma
'We have this treasure in earthen vessels.’
By David Giuliano
The theology of trauma
By Trisha Elliott