Magazines 2017 Jan - Feb 2017 Jan/Feb Table of Contents - Vol 35 No 1

2017 Jan/Feb Table of Contents - Vol 35 No 1

28 February 2017

The Church in Exile. How will we respond?

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The FT interview: One on one with best-selling author (and Ontario farm mom) Ann Voskamp. How we can all be more honest about our brokenness and why that’s so important. Voskamp is author of The New York Times bestseller One Thousand Gifts and now The Broken Way.

The church in exile: Canadian churches today are no longer near the centre of our culture, but that makes biblical teaching from the Babylonian exile and the Early Church more relevant. By Lee Beach

Growing your spiritual life as a couple: It doesn't need to be only long prayers and joint Bible study. By Sheila Wray Gregoire

Can churches do better with our seniors? Many seniors feel there is no place for them at church. How can that change? By Lisa Hall-Wilson. Aussi disponible en français comme Les églises peuvent-elles faire mieux pour nos aînés? traduit par François Godbout

The circulation of the saints: When people leave a church and you're left behind. By Rod Wilson

Canadian churches and their charitable status: Would we survive without it? By Ron Csillag

Under the radar: Orthodoxy brings growth to some mainline churches, according to a controversial new study. By Peter Schuurman

In each issue

Behind the scenes: Vulnerable and vibrant: Seeing Christ continue to enliven His challenged Church. By Karen Stiller and Bill Fledderus

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

Kingdom matters

  • Education flourishes in Rwanda
  • Pastor launches podcast about mental health
  • Inspiring Ideas from Canadian Churches
  • Toronto church creates a home for trafficking victims
  • Inmates put themselves in their victims' shoes
  • CIJA offers ways Canadians can help Israel
  • Note worthy
  • Dunamis Army puts prayer back in evangelism

By the numbers: Hidden homelessness

The gathering place: Two dimensions of religious freedom. We strengthen society when we help agnostics realize they aren’t neutral. By columnist Bruce J. Clemenger

News from the EFC: Improve palliative care. Pornography - Reducing the harm. And more.

At issue: Is pornography a public health issue? Pornography harms everyone, so a society-wide response is the next step

Question & answer: Equipping for a changing church: Stephen Andrews is principal of Wycliffe College, an evangelical Anglican graduate school of theology at the University of Toronto

Go with God: Dead to distraction. It’s good to take a break from technology. By columnist Carolyn Arends

History lesson: From rebel to pastor: Baptist pioneer Edward Manning. By columnist Kevin Flatt

Religion watch: Trump and prophecy: Amazing things have been said about the new U.S. president By columnist James A. Beverley

Business matters: The ethics tsunami: Scandals explode, then it's business as usual again. Can we do things differentl? By guest columnist Laurie Busuttil

Global village By columnist C. David Donaldson

  • World Economic Forum sees greater role for faith
  • Religious hostility between refugees
  • Ethiopian girls imprisoned for book

Books & culture: Reviews

  • God's Province by Clark Banack
  • Seed Falling on Good Soil by Gordon W. King
  • The Reason You Walk by Wab Kinew
  • Fifteen Dogs by Andre Alexis
  • Artwork by Jenn Williamson

Christ & culture in Canada: Discrimination and Christian universities. What to do when the academic establishment forbids firing on ethical or doctrinal grounds. By columnist John G. Stackhouse, Jr.