Magazines 2019 Jan - Feb 2019 Jan/Feb Table of Contents - Vol 37 No 1

2019 Jan/Feb Table of Contents - Vol 37 No 1

28 February 2019

Crisis Response. How your church can help when disaster or tragedy strikes in Canada.

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FT Interview: One on one with disaster response expert Bob Laarman of World Renew

When disaster strikes at home: Local churches are uniquely positioned to be a comfort in terrible times. By Karen Stiller

How to walk through a crisis: Practical advice to get your church prepared. By Marion Goertz

How to communicate when your church has bad news: Preparation and a plan are key. By Robert White. Aussi disponible en français comme Comment communiquer quand votre église a de mauvaises nouvelles, traduit par François Godbout

Who knows? Learning from King David to pray big prayers. By Steve Peck

Beyond the tweed jackets: Christian universities are increasingly taking students outside the classroom for experiential learning and research. By Stephanie Tombari

Christian postsecondary schools are a good investment: Report highlights benefits to the spiritual and academic lives of youth. By Alex Newman

Imagine one religion? What’s an Evangelical to think when 200 world religions meet in Toronto? By James A. Beverley

In each issue

Behind the scenes: Speak the truth in love: How Christian beliefs shape our communication. By Karen Stiller and Bill Fledderus

Talking points: Letters to the editor, Milestones, New audio podcasts, New website posts, New webinar videos

Cross connections: Learning to listen: Spiritual practice for interacting in a diverse society. By David Guretzki​

Kingdom matters

  • Teaching girls about beauty and potential
  • A gift from God
  • Inspiring ideas
  • Teenager photographs the homeless
  • Indigenous prison chaplain filling high calling
  • Providence scholarship funds Kachin leaders from Myanmar for graduate studies

By the numbers: Younger, more educated Canadians welcome public faith.

Church in community: Presence in suffering

At issue: Human trafficking

The gathering place: How common beliefs fuel assisted death. When individual autonomy is supported by a gnostic ethic. By columnist Bruce J. Clemenger

News from the EFC: Improvement on Canada Summer Jobs. Report on human trafficking. Conscience protection bill. And more.

History lesson: Huguenots and the founding of New France: An unfamiliar chapter of Quebec Protestant history. By columnist Kevin Flatt

Go with God: Temptation on trial: Would God ever set a perjury trap? By columnist Carolyn Arends

Religion watch: Witchcraft then and now: Christians can ask God for compassion and discernment. By columnist James A. Beverley

Global village By columnist C. David Donaldson

  • Persecution in Myanmar region
  • Discussing sustainable development
  • Bulgaria draft law jeopardizes religious freedom

Books & culture: Reviews

  • Does God Always Get What God Wants? By Tim Reddish
  • The Soul of the City Edited by Leonard Hjalmarson
  • Everyone Has a Story By Kelita
  • Teach Us to Pray By Gordon T. Smith
  • Artwork by Ruthia Pak Regis
  • Prisoners of Hope By Barbara Fradkin

Christ & culture in Canada: We need triage in our churches: Assessing what’s urgent isn’t a majority vote. By columnist John G. Stackhouse, Jr.