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11 July, 2018
The beautiful gift of small churches

When I was a young student at Bible college, I was told if I did the right things, my church would grow. I bought into that idea completely.

05 July, 2018
What we’ve learned in one year of podcasting

It’s been just over a year since the EFC launched its podcast. Like so many entrepreneurial initiatives, we didn’t really know what we were doing when we began.

04 July, 2018
Survival Habits of the Soul

Three practices that help us feel loved and whole.

02 July, 2018
We need to listen and learn

It seems that there are still many non-Indigenous Christians out there who feel white people need to go and reach, evangelize, save, rescue, help Indigenous people, pastors, churches, and communities.

02 July, 2018
Absolutely life to the fullest

In 2015 I had to say goodbye to my best friend and wife at the young age of 50, after a very hard 18-month battle to survive cancer. It was without a doubt the hardest thing I ever did and will ever have to do.

30 June, 2018
2018 May/Jun Table of Contents - Vol 36 No 3

Life. Precious. Fragile. A gift. Supporting life from conception to nature death means tackling some difficult challenges head-on with - compassion and grace

26 June, 2018
After 56 years, I am his advocate

My husband Don and I have managed very well during many years of illness and health setbacks. We are both 76, and we have been married for 56 years. Now we are on the final stretch it seems. The Lord has been so good ...

17 June, 2018
He is not afraid

My husband was first diagnosed with cancer 17 years ago. He always says that he has lived with cancer, not battled it. Medication and prayer have enabled him to live a fruitful life.

11 June, 2018
I think of my father’s dying

Whenever I hear the phrase “death with dignity” – and I’ve been hearing it a lot lately as our country has debated euthanasia and assisted suicide – I think of my father’s dying.

24 May, 2018
Harassed and helpless in the marketplace

Called to proclaim the Kingdom, not manipulate customers

23 May, 2018
Sweet spot preaching

How can pastors avoid saying too little – and too much?