A Past CRC Child’s Take on Shades of White Flight

Last week when I was dropping my sister off at Calvin College I picked up Shades of White Flight Evangelical Congregations and Urban Departure by Dr. Mark Mulder. Shades of White Flight examines how the Christian Reformed Church (CRC) in Chicago participated and encouraged their members migration from Chicago proper to the suburbs in the … More A Past CRC Child’s Take on Shades of White Flight

Stop Comparing Canada and the United States

I remember reading a 2013 Maclean’s article titled 99 reasons why it’s better to be Canadian. My experience growing up in Canada was that we had to outdo the United States. There are many ways I would say that Canada is better than the United States. Universal Health Care since 1984 Unrestricted Abortions since 1988 Marriage … More Stop Comparing Canada and the United States

It’s Time to Nationalize Mental Health Services

Mental health and physical health are closely knit. Many mental health illnesses come with physical health problems and many physical illnesses can produce mental health illnesses. A person’s health is a complicated issue and because of that our nationalized healthcare systems need to begin taking a more holistic approach to treatments. While medication may be … More It’s Time to Nationalize Mental Health Services