The North American League of Legends Summer Split championship now hangs in the balance as two top tier teams face off in the Finals on Wednesday. Cloud9 and Team SoloMid were both tested and delivered outcomes against their semifinal competitors Immortals and Counter Logic Gaming, respectively.
Cloud9 was not the favorite coming into the matchup against Immortals, as an e-sports site would put it. They came in the playoffs at third seed, making easy work of sixth seed Team Envy in the quarterfinals. more >>
A Christian university in Canada that requires its staff and students to abstain from sex outside of marriage and homosexual behavior cannot be banned from having its law school accredited, a Canadian court ruled on Tuesday.
The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal rejected an appeal from the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society in its ongoing legal battle with Trinity Western University over the law society's refusal to give the school accreditation.
In April of 2014, the Barristers' Society became one of three provincial law societies to deny Trinity Western Law School's request for accreditation, the other two being the law societies of Ontario and British Columbia. more >>
One of the largest religious groups in Canada voted to approve a resolution that allows ministers to officiate same-sex marriages.
The Anglican Church of Canada, member of the global Anglican Communion, approved the measure Monday at their General Synod meeting in Toronto.
The Ven. Michael Thompson, general secretary of ACC, explained in a statement Tuesday that while the initial result had the resolution failing, it was later discovered that this was because of problems counting votes. more >>
The Anglican Church of Canada will vote Monday on a resolution to change the denomination's definition of marriage to include same-sex couples.
The Church's canon defines marriage as being between one man and one woman, but Resolution A051-A1 calls for the removal of the words "union of man and woman" and "husband and wife" and to be replaced by the word "partner."
If passed, the resolution would also allow clergy to officiate same-sex marriages "if it's authorized by the diocean bishop." more >>
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a Roman Catholic, become the world's first national leader to march in a gay pride parade when he took part in Toronto's event on Sunday.
The Guardian reported that Trudeau marched beside a 29-year-old Syrian refugee who had come out to share his gratitude for the PM's outreach to refugees.
"I wanted to tell him thank you, that I'm Syrian, I arrived here a month ago," said the refugee, Bassel Mcleash. more >>
God's people are allowed to enter Heaven thanks to the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit and their relationship to justification, adoption, and sanctification, Pastor Mark Jones says.
Jones, who serves as senior minister of Faith Vancouver Presbyterian Church in Canada, wrote in a blog post for the Christian website DesiringGod.org that when asking why God allows His people into Heaven, Christians need only look at the Holy Trinity and these three blessings as guidance.
For the first point, Jones explains that Christians are justified by God's Son. more >>