Article synopsis: Discusses the role of faith in the life of a community that shifts as the population changes in response to the author's recent move to West Village, City Centre in Surrey, British Columbia. The article also discusses Surrey City Council and NightShift street ministries that operates in the Whalley neighbourhood in Surrey.
The fonds consists of articles written for the OttawaWatch publication. These articles were not published, and are described as the “faith-political interface” as observed during Lloyd Mackey years working in the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery. The articles reflect the concept of biblical resolution, management, and studies in the areas of collaborative governance through Lloyd’s reporting on the activities of faith-based organizations. In addition, there is a series that contain unpublished manuscripts and personal writing.
Article synopsis: Discusses the quote "totally invested in the failure of others" spoken by J.C. Watts, a black Republican in response to the American political partics, the Republicans and Democrats. The author compares this quote to Canadian politics.
Article synopsis: During 2004, Darfur, a battle-tense region on the west side of Islamic-controlled Sudan, was commanding worldwide attention. A November, 2004, Ottawa committee meeting highlighted Canada’s interests in the region, which was the subject of something known as the Darfur genocide. This account traces sometimes-typical multi-party approach to tackling global social development human rights issues.
Article synopsis: Discusses journalist Barbara Kay's column in the National Post that synthesized an Ottawa conference lead by the Centre for Cultural Renewal, days before the same-sex marriage vote, where Kay stressed that politics makes 'strange bedfellows' when spekaing about traditionally-minded Canadians an their views on marriage.