Context Beyond The Headlines
Context - August 7, 2019 - Crisis Zone
More than 750 deaths – so far – in the wake of Cyclone Idai that rampaged Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Malawi in Africa. It’s one of the worst weather-related disasters to hit the southern hemisphere.
How is help being activated following Cyclone Idai?
Video captured in the aftermath is astounding. Homes, schools, people’s livelihoods destroyed in a matter of moments.
This week on Context: We take a look at why natural disasters happening all over our world are triggering domino effects of more floods, droughts, famines, and other weather disasters and how we can help our global neighbours in these crisis zones.
Up Next in 2019
Context - August 14, 2019 - Power of ...
A stunning decision in Quebec as the government introduces new legislation to ban religious symbols – worn by certain public employees like police officers, teachers and judges. The proposed bill is a dismantling of what Canada included in our chart of rights – religious freedom and expression. S...
Context - August 21, 2019 - Climate A...
There's a lot of noise to cut through - and where we even begin our action on climate change is complex and costly.
But one thing is clear: Mother Earth's weather patterns make life dangerous and difficult for those on the margins and climate action is urgently needed.
What is our responsib...
Context - August 28, 2019 - Hope Risi...
The world looked on in horror as the roof and spire of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris went up in flames.
As fire ravaged through the 850-year old cathedral, onlookers wept, sang hymns, and prayed to cope with what was transpiring before their eyes.
But God's steadfast love and majesty, while...