Navigating the growing split

Monday, February 1, 2010

Deep Church: A Third Way Beyond Emerging and Traditional
Author: Jim Belcher
Deep Church is a book for evangelicals wondering how to navigate the growing split between so-called “traditional” and “emergent” churches.

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When competition takes a toll

Monday, February 1, 2010

For the past six years, I’ve participated in competitive swimming. But this past September, I decided to quit.

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Innocents remembered

Monday, February 1, 2010

1937 – Stalin’s Year of TerrorAuthor: Helmut T. HuebertThe 1930s, especially the years 1936–1938, was the period in Soviet Russia when thousands of innocent people – many Mennonites among them – were arrested, imprisoned, exiled, and often shot. Helmut Huebert’s book focuses on the year 1937, the height of Stalin’s terror.

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MB nurse dies in quake

Monday, February 1, 2010

Yvonne Martin, a member of Waterloo (Ont.) MB Church, was killed in the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti.

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Meet the Board of Faith and Life

Monday, February 1, 2010

Profiled are Ken Peters, Terry Froese and Nelson Senft

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Tears at the table

Monday, February 1, 2010

I recently had the privilege of spending four days in one of the largest women’s prisons in the world, Valley State Prison for Women (VSPW) in Chowchilla, California. Kairos Prison Ministry International is designed to share the gospel with inmates and plant seeds that can grow into an ongoing community of Christian support within the prison.

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Letters

Monday, February 1, 2010

Attendance at conference events increasing re January; Flag not intended to offend re December; Be still and know re December; Don’t neglect preaching re January

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Short Stuff

Monday, February 1, 2010

MBBS offers online Lenten devotional; Centre for MB Studies celebrates denominations anniversary

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About this issue

Monday, February 1, 2010

As many readers prepare to enjoy a month of Olympic diversion, the Herald staff has pulled together several articles on the topic of competition. Jack Reimer outlines some helpful “rules” for Christian competitors, while Laurel Dick explains how the anxiety of competitive sport caused her to quit.

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Faithful guide

Monday, February 1, 2010

In the movie Scent of a Woman, Al Pacino plays lieutenant-colonel Frank Slade, a blind man, who, wearied with his lot in life, decides to have a final fling before committing suicide. He hires a college student, Charlie Simms, to take him to New York for a weekend to relive highlights of his life.

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Newsbriefs

Monday, February 1, 2010

Oldest ocean-going passenger ship retires; Earthquake in Haiti; Neal Blough named one of 100 most influential Protestants; Stephen Harper pressured to end war in Afghanistan; Peter J. Dyck dies of cancer; Conference leaders meet in Italy; Human Trafficking chosen as EPA’s cause of the year for 2010; Islamists suspected of firebombing 8 churches; “Prayer and lament” evening sponsored; Denominations in Toronto’s neighbourhood formalizes existing partnership

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Stretching to the New Testament

Monday, February 1, 2010

Exercise and stretching classes are increasingly popular in North American culture, but many Christians are wary about the spiritual associations of yoga. Now Winnipeggers can attend a class where stretching, breathing, and relaxation exercise are focused on God.

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Stories are family glue

Monday, February 1, 2010

How to Write Your Personal or Family History
Author: Katie Funk Wiebe
“Stories are the glue that holds families together,” writes Katie. “They join the past to the future and give children roots by building strong memories.”

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Making a splash

Monday, February 1, 2010

Ellen Num was baptized by pastor Bill Stubbs (right) at Glencairn MB Church, Kitchener, Ont, on Dec. 13, 2009.

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The Back Pew – Jeff Larson

Monday, February 1, 2010

Comic sketch

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