All posts by Todd Statham

Todd Statham is a pastor in the Christian Reformed Church, serving as a university chaplain in western Canada.

A Time to Die: Reflections on Medically-Assisted Dying in Canada

There is “a time to die” says Scripture (Ecclesiastes 3:2). When is that time? And who decides? I live in Canada, where these questions now seem to have clear answers: you may decide when to die, and whatever you decide...

/ March 1, 2023

A Numbing Blow: Baptism as Illiberalism

“The name of a man is a numbing blow from which he never recovers,” wrote the Canadian media theorist Marshall McLuhan. He was pointing out in his inimitable way how the course of our lives unfold from an act over...

/ October 6, 2021