Magazines 2016 Nov - Dec 2016 Nov/Dec Table of Contents - Vol 34 No 6

2016 Nov/Dec Table of Contents - Vol 34 No 6

31 December 2016

In a culture of greed, are our desires always wrong?

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FT interview: One on one with Larry Worthen, executive director of the Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada

Teach us to want: an invitation to holy desire In a culture of greed, are our desires always wrong?  By Jen Pollock Michel

Embracing advent: Why a charismatic Christian embraced the liturgical church calendar.   By Sarah Bessey

Creating a redemptive reality for the sexual minorities in our care.  Responding to the confusing challenge of gender fluidity.  By Sid Koop

Canada will soon legalize marijuana: Is there a Christian response?  By Allison Barron

Women’s christian temperance union soldiers on.  A message of self-restraint as relevant as ever.  By Deborah Gyapong

To see and love Vancouver the way God does. A multidenominational consultation.  By Jonathan Bird

In each issue

Behind the scenes: Radical Change, Timeless Truth: Responding to society’s shifting assumptions about gender. By Karen Stiller and Bill Fledderus

Talking points: Letters to the editor, Milestones, New on our blog

Kingdom matters

  • Arrow leadership celebrates 25 years of transforming leaders
  • Media campaign targets skeptics
  • Inspiring ideas
  • RSVP DVD encourages women to faith
  • New Alpha film series built with Canadian content
  • Pilgrimage ministry teaches spiritual disciplines in Quebec
  • Note worthy
  • Graffiti artist puts his faith on walls

By the numbers: Attitudes about Refugees

The gathering placeToo Many Victims: Child neglect and the response of our churches.  By columnist Bruce J. Clemenger

News from the EFC:Webinar on harms of pornography.Videos on suffering, religious freedom. And more.

At issue: Religious Freedom in Court with the Ktunaxa. The Ktunaxa Nation case will set an important precedent.

Question & answer: Helping People be Well: Mark Vander Vennen is executive director of the Shalem Mental Health Network, a counselling network that journeys with people and communities toward emotional health and mental wellness

Go with GodHow We Order our Hearts: The trouble with do-it-yourself transformation.  By columnist Carolyn Arends

History lessonThe “Huron Carol” The beloved song has a complicated history.  By columnist Kevin Flatt

Religion watch:  By columnist James A. Beverley

Business matters:  Education to Help Make a Better World.  Christian business programs prepare students to make a difference. By guest columnist Angela Davis

Guest Column:Performance Reviews for the Senior Pastor.  New research shows opportunity for improvement. By guest columnist Heather Card

Global village By columnist C. David Donaldson

  • New law restricts Russian religion
  • Loss of Christians could increase Mid-East extremism
  • Support for indigenous christian writers
  • Number of displaced breaks record

Books & culture: Reviews

  • The Atheist Who Didn’t Exist By Andy Bannister
  • Brain-Savvy Leaders By Charles Ston
  • The New Canadian Pentecostals By Adam Stewart
  • The Last Verdict By Jamie Arpin-Ricci
  • Artwork by James Tughan
  • When Breath Becomes Air By Paul Kalanithi

Christ & culture in CanadaBeware Theological Malpractice: Why not accept that great new idea someone just shared with you? By columnist John G. Stackhouse, Jr.