Magazines 2017 Nov - Dec 2017 Nov/Dec Table of Contents - Vol 35 No 6

2017 Nov/Dec Table of Contents - Vol 35 No 6

31 December 2017

The Mystery of the Incarnation. Why God becoming fresh is the paramount teaching of the Christian faith

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FT interview: One on one with Crossroads CEO Lorna Dueck.

The incarnation mystery: The paramount teaching of the Christian faith. By David Guretzki

Is your daughter safer at a christian college? New study looks at sexual assault statistics. By James R. Vanderwoerd

Modern devices and ancient disciplines: Is technology too distracting? By Derek C. Schuurman

Searching for home: How a temporary life offers a more permanent hope. By Jen Pollock Michel

Farmer field school in Rwanda: A glimpse into the work of Canadian Foodgrains Bank. By Giselle Randall

Refugee sponsorship reinvigorates churches: Response by evangelical Christians sparks fresh life. By Joel Arndt

Rev. Lim and the church that prayed him out: Early release from a North Korean jail a “God thing.” By Craig Macartney

The dreamer is gone, the dreams carry: ON Remembering broadcast pioneer Rev. David Mainse. By Patricia Paddey

In each issue

Behind the scenes: The news you need. Should Christian media continue? By Karen Stiller and Bill Fledderus

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

Kingdom matters

  • Church offers amazing grace
  • Full circle schooling
  • Inspiring ideas
  • My child, my chance
  • Faith groups play part in getting new hospice built
  • New videos bring youth together to fight poverty
  • Cyclists hit Myanmar for fundraising trip
  • Note worthy

By the numbers: Feelings about Canada

At issue: Adoption in Canada. The welfare of children is critical to the health of a nation.

The gathering place: Is faith important in Canada? More acknowledgement is needed in current public discourse. By columnist Bruce J. Clemenger

News from the EFC: Day of prayer for religious freedom. Why not expand assisted suicide? And more. 

Question & answer: Canadians feeding the world. 

Go with God: A persistent problem: How should we pray when God seems silent? By columnist Carolyn Arends

History lesson: T.T. Shields: The Canadian Baptist who never avoided controversy. By columnist Kevin Flatt

Religion watch: Why evil? Help to make sense of tragedy By columnist James A. Beverley

Business matters: Collaboration over conflict: What’s Christianity got to do with unions? By guest columnist Wayne Prins​

Global village By columnist C. David Donaldson

  • Persecution in Turkey
  • China exports missionaries
  • Building a better future in Colombia

Books & culture: Reviews

  • Holy Housekeeping By E. Janet Warren
  • Gently to Nagasaki By Joy Kogawa  
  • Artwork by Maria Gabankova
  • Where the Good Way Lies By Steve Bell 
  • Champion By Bryan and Katie Torwalt 
  • Option B By Sheryl Sandberg with Adam Grant 

Christ & culture in Canada: Just "thoughts and prayers"?  On the need for words to lead to action. By columnist John G. Stackhouse, Jr.