Our Jan/Feb 2022 issue features: cover article on funerals; youth ministry training; supportive congregations, Afghanistan's Christians; Christian magazines to discover; church policies in a changing world; and an interview with Kate Bowler
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Funerals: How saying goodbye has changed and why it matters. By Tim Perry. Disponible en français
To say goodbye: Reflections by Faith Today writers about funerals they have attended. By Julie Fitz-Gerald; Patricia Paddey; Renée James; Melissa Yue Wallace
The Faith Today Interview: Kate Bowler is a best-selling author, podcast host and professor at Duke University. Disponible en français
Upping our game: How youth ministry training is adapting to better reach Gen Z. By Evelyn Pedersen
Supportive congregations: What can churches and congregants do to help support their pastors’ well-being and resilience? By Margaret Clarke
Uncompromising: In hiding and in exile, Afghanistan’s Christians remain committed. By Craig Macartney
12 Christian magazines to discover: Christians across Canada continue to subscribe to a wide range of print periodicals, from multidenominational, news-centred magazines to devotionals to denominational ones. Here’s a brief introduction to some you may want to add to your reading list. By Bethany Brown
Church policies in a changing world: Get your documentation on moral issues in order before a legal problem arises. By Albertos Polizogopoulos and John Sikkema
In each issue
Behind the scenes: Fresh for the New Year. We're refreshed. We hope you enjoy the changes. By the editors
Talking points: Podcast lineup, Recent web posts, New webinars, Faith Today now on Instagram, Contributors
Cross connections: Is the church divided? What Ephesians 5 says about unity and division. By David Guretzki. Disponible en français
At issue: Churches in times of disaster. For prayer and action.
News. Notes. Ideas
- Hospital ship ready to make waves. Volunteers to serve patients from Africa aboard custom-built Global Mercy
- Faith trends. Pandemic leads nearly one in five to postpone having children
- Easter art show of Canadian works. Crossings – A Journey to Easter in Toronto
- Inspiring ideas
- Coffee and love. Outreach grows under Calgary bridge
- By the numbers. Women and loneliness
- Horizon launches reconciliation videos. Seminary joining in conversation
- Noteworthy. Religious participation in Canada. Study says pandemic has not yet increased pastoral burnout. Bible app reaches milestone 500 million downloads. Only a minority practise tithing.
Open book. Talking Book Library helps blind Canadians access Christian literature
Church in community: Even a church lawn can serve the neighbourhood. Creative ways to love our neighbours.
Global village: Haiti kidnapping. Pray for Eastern Ukraine. Joint Evangelical-Muslim book. Aghanistan rescue. By columnist David Donaldson
The gathering place: Living in the light of his kingdom. Going about our Father's business. By columnist Bruce J. Clemenger. Disponible en français
News from the EFC: Conversion therapy banned. Racism discussion guide. Resources to engage with government. Euthanasia/assisted suicide. Prostitution law review. Young adults: Less print, more online. The EFC welcomes new staff.
History lesson: A recipe for hospitality. Church cookbooks tell stories of culture, resilience & ingenuity. By Caroline Lieffers
Thriving in digital: Go into all the
world Internet. Using computers and phones to love our neighbours. By Joanna la Fleur
Books & culture: Extended reviews
Books & culture: Meet the authors
- Q and A: Author John Bowen on good news, big God
- Join us online: Sign up now for our discussion January 26 with Mark Glanville, author of Refuge Reimagined
Books & culture: Reviews and more
Christ & culture in Canada: Deconstructing deconstruction. Constructive criticism is healthy, even in church. By John G. Stackhouse Jr.