Magazines 2019 May - Jun 2019 May/Jun Table of Contents

2019 May/Jun Table of Contents

30 June 2019 , 2019 May - Jun

The Joy of Walking in a Life of Faith. How a simple, everyday action helps us grow.

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Features

FT interview:  One on One with Anna Robbins, the new president of Acadia Divinity College and dean of theology at Acadia University

Being more pedestrian: The simple and profound joy of walking in a life of faith. By Mark Buchanan

The only answer to suffering A theologian tackles the most difficult question of them all. By Ephraim Radner​

Former global workers share their story of Chinese detention in new book By Craig Macartney​

Beauty instead of ashes. How a sad church service ushered in healing for pregnancy loss. By Anna Spray

Bucking the system Can we end chronic poverty in Canada? Christian advocates are saying yes. By Amy MacLachlan

In each issue

Behind the scenes: Pilgrimage: Walking to build spiritual muscles. By Karen Stiller and Bill Fledderus

Talking points: Letters to the editor, Milestones, New audio podcasts, New website posts, New webinar videos

Cross connections: Broken Trust. The big and little of our leadership problems. By David Guretzki​ 

Kingdom matters

  • Compassion International celebrates 2 million sponsored children
  • Focus on the Family focuses on relationship building
  • Inspiring ideas
  • Indigenous ally toolkit launches
  • See Hear Love show growing
  • Network focuses on reconciliation and diaspora churches
  • Note worthy

By the numbers: Indigenous issues and reconciliation. As National Indigenous Peoples Day approaches on June 21, Canadians remain optimistic but divided on the way forward

Church in community: Serving parents and tots. Evangel Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, transforms its sanctuary into an indoor playground every Tuesday for an average of 85 parents, grandparents, caregivers and children, with delicious snacks included.

At issue: Elections. The October 2019 election is a way Christians can contribute to a healthy society.

The gathering place: Mercy before grace  Mercy reclaimed in an age of images and idols   By columnist Bruce J. Clemenger

News from the EFC: Dismay at Quebec's bill on religious symbols. New Quebec director. Preparing for October federal election. And more.

Go with God: It takes a global village Why diverse conversation partners - both living and literary - matter By columnist Carolyn Arends 

History lesson:  The Manitoba schools question  Can a government stop paying for minority schools?  By columnist Kevin Flatt

Religion watch: How much do you know about Sikhism? This religion from South Asia is increasingly common in Canada By columnist James A. Beverley (will be online as of June 4)

Global village By columnist C. David Donaldson

  • Supporting Christian publishers
  • Addressing Korean independence
  • Persecution worsens in China

Books & culture: Reviews 

  • Four Gifts: Seeking Self-Care for Heart, Soul, Mind and Strength By April Yamasaki
  • Exporting the Rapture: J. N. Darby and the Victorian Conquest of North American Evangelicalism By Donald Harman Akenson
  • Face the Waves By Chelsea Amber
  • The Pilgrim Year. By Steve Bell
  • Artwork by Philip Mix
  • Becoming By Michelle Obama

Christ & culture in Canada: Feeding reality hunger: Telling others needs to be backed up with shared community. By columnist John G. Stackhouse, Jr.