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. Aussi disponible en français comme Le Christ est-il pertinent sur le plan politique? traduit par François Godbout

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.