Magazines 2017 Mar - Apr 2017 Mar/Apr Table of Contents - Vol 35 No 2

2017 Mar/Apr Table of Contents - Vol 35 No 2

30 April 2017 , 2017 Mar - Apr

Is Christ relevant to politics? Theologians tackle how faith shapes public life.

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Features

The FT interview: One on one with BC poet and theologian Loren Wilkinson 

Is Christ Relevant to Politics? Theologians tackle how faith shapes public life By Patricia Paddey

How a rule of life helps christians live well​:  Draw on this ancient practice for spiritual growth. By Darryl Dash

Short-term missions are good for whose soul? Major Canadian study on attitudes to mission releases first of five reports. By Alex Newman​

The beauty of women mentoring women: We all need intentional spiritual friendship. By Alex Newman

Why send children to a christian camp? Adapted with permission from Christian Camping International/Canada 

In each issue

Behind the scenes:Kingdom Citizens: Serving heaven today in Canada.  By Karen Stiller and Bill Fledderus

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

Kingdom matters

  • Church Creates Garden to Help Women Remember after Abortions
  • Some Canadian denominations are benefitting from immigration
  • Inspiring ideas
  • ARISE Ministry offers women a way out
  • Halifax tradesman starts toilet ministry to help children
  • Vancouver elementary school considers innovative school design
  • Post-abortion support grows
  • Note worthy

By the numbers: A Year of Care at the beginning and end of life

The gathering placeTolerance and Respect: Two key principles that can help us live with our differences. By columnist Bruce J. Clemenger

News from the EFC: Improved website and video. Call to protect conscience. And more.

Question & answer: Serving a Changing Quebec: Stéphane Couture is pastor of Église évangélique baptiste Renaissance, Quebec City

Go with God: An Earthy God: Why I’ve come to love weekly communion.  By columnist Carolyn Arends

History lesson: A Protestant Crossroads: Vancouver 1917: How controversy births new things.  By columnist Kevin Flatt

Religion watch:The Great Good Thing: A new classic in spiritual autobiography.  By columnist James A. Beverley

Books & culture: Reviews

  • The Spirit Contemporary Life By Leon Fontaine
  • For the Glory By Duncan Hamilton
  • Created for Connection By Sue Johnson and Kenneth Sanderfer
  • Embracing the Body By Tara M. Owen
  • Artwork by Heidi Brannan
  • The Nest By Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

Christ & culture in Canada: What if we Actually Succeeded? What kind of formative welcome do we have ready for new Christians? By columnist John G. Stackhouse, Jr.