Magazines 2017 Jul - Aug 2017 Jul/Aug Table of Contents - Vol 35 No 4

2017 Jul/Aug Table of Contents - Vol 35 No 4

31 August 2017 , 2017 Jul - Aug

A mini-history of evangelicalism in Canada. John G Stackhouse Jr. zips us through the decades form confederation to today.

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Features

FT interview: One on one with the World Evangelical Alliance’s Christine MacMillan.

The rise and fall (and rise?) of evangelicalism in Canada; As our country celebrates 150 years since Confederation, we take a quick tour from east to west to reflect on the past, present and future of evangelical Christianity. By John G. Stackhouse Jr.

Seeking safety: How Canadian Christians can respond to refugees crossing the border. By Loren Balisky and Mark Glanville

You anoint my head with oil: What a Bronze Age warrior-king can teach us about friends and enemies. By Mark Buchanan

In each issue

Behind the scenes: Needed: good listeners. Listening is a higher priority than celebration By Karen Stiller and Bill Fledderus

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

Kingdom matters

  • Scripture Union spreads His story, turns 150
  • Church at the Beer Store
  • Inspiring ideas
  • PureFlix offers family-friendly streaming service
  • Canadian academics birth Christian studies in majority Islamic nation
  • Ministry helps couples discover marriage as God intended
  • Note worthy
  • Hope for Christians in post-Christian Canada

By the numbers: Faith and social issues

Question & answer: Standing with the persecuted. Doug McKenzie is chief executive officer of The Voice of the Martyrs Canada (VOMC), a charity dedicated to helping, loving and encouraging persecuted Christians.

The gathering place: A birthday gift for Canada :What better than a fully engaged evangelical church? By columnist Bruce J. Clemenger

News from the EFC: Responding to famine in Africa. Battling Pornography: A Guide for Canadians. And more.

History lesson: Southern pilgrims: Canadian Mennonites in Latin America. By columnist Kevin Flatt

Go with God: Speak truth to power: Use words when necessary.  By columnist Carolyn Arends

Religion watch: You can’t please everyone: The leader of the Roman Catholic Church has his hands full. By columnist James A. Beverley

Business matters: Rethinking work-life balance. A more biblical and healthier alternative to balance By guest columnist Dr. Steve A. Brown

Global village By columnist C. David Donaldson

  • WEA offers peacemakers worldwide
  • More kidnapped girls freed in Nigeria
  • Opportunity in Cambodia

Books & culture: Reviews

  • Best writing of the year awarded
  • An Explorer’s Guide to Karl Barth By David Guretzki
  • Finding the Will of God – A Pagan Notion? By Bruce K. Waltke
  • Restless for More: Fulfillment in Unexpected Places By Heidi McLaughlin
  • Artwork by Kevin Coghill
  • The Best Kind of People By Zoe Whittall

Christ & culture in Canada: Completing Canadian sentences, subject and – How do our lives preach about God to our neighbours? By columnist John G. Stackhouse, Jr.