Ears like a fish

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

When it comes to talking to others about Jesus, especially those from different cultures, we must thoroughly understand three things: our culture, their culture, and the message we want to convey. Evangelicals typically reverse the order and run out of zeal halfway through.

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Chatting about God over the airwaves

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

What I learned about interfaith conversation During my 10 years as a producer of GodTalk, a live radio show on Manitoba’s CJOB 68, I spent many hours talking…

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A beautiful collision

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Every friendship is a collision of two stories. Sometimes the best friendships, the richest collision of stories, spring up from unexpected places. And while we can’t force these relationships, we can do our best to prepare ourselves for them.

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Overheard

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Quotations about Christianity and Islam

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A touch of grey

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Tell me your name,” Henry said, looking intently at my name tag. “I’m legally blind.” “My name is Sam,” I replied. “Sam who?” he asked loudly. “Sam Dick,”…

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Current bits

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

ICOMB Study Guide Translation; Joy Loewen offers insight; Conscientious Objectors website

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Current Music

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Love Shines
Cathy AJ Hardy
Openness can threaten some, while it refreshes others. Love Shines will refresh those who are ready for it.

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Re:View: The first 18 months

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

During the early sixties, the East-West Cold War worsened drastically. In August 1961, the Berlin Wall was built and, by October 1962, the world was on the brink of annihilation with the Cuban Missile Crisis. Canadians were building concrete bunkers under their basements: a nuclear war would devastate us, since Canada was the shortest distance between the USSR and the USA.

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Page from the Past

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Features previously published articles of the MB Herald

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Current film

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Courageous
Director: Alex Kendrick
The call to live intentionally and purposefully as a father is at the heart of Sherwood Pictures’ latest offering, Courageous. Focusing on the lives of five men from varying circumstances, Alex Kendrick (director, co-writer, actor) weaves a story that comes together well.

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November Transitions 2011

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Introducing Chris Douglas, Benjamin Jepsen, Carl Garber, Myra Holmes, Derk Madden, Bobby Klassen, Johannes Weber, Dan Doerksen, Rick Friesen, Trish Wiebe

Farewell to Mark Burch

Changes for Terry Fehr

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Letters

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Taking a less literal approach, re: August; MBs have a promising future, re: September; Monarchy connects with biblical imagery, re: September; The church will endure, re: September; Please keep baptism photos, re: Baptism photos

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First and lasting impressions

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” This advice is often given before job interviews, meeting that special “someone,” or attending the first day at a new school or workplace.

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I’ve got a hockey game – why go to church?

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

I imagine I must have looked like a pretty grouchy 10-year-old, as I slumped into the church pew on a cold winter morning. There I was, stuck listening to a boring sermon while the rest of my hockey team was pursuing glory on the rinks of southern Alberta.

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Currently on stage

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Cotton Patch Gospel
Director: Susan Schmidt Goerz

Through The Cotton Patch Version of Matthew and John (published 1968–1973), Clarence Jordan gave Americans a vivid, contemporary take on the gospel story by framing Jesus and the disciples in the vernacular of rural Georgia with all its poverty and human rights struggles. This “contemporary portrait” continues to inspire audiences through presentations of the hit Broadway musical Cotton Patch Gospel (adapted for the stage by Tom Key, Russell Treyz, and Harry Chapin), such as the one performed at Bethany College, Hepburn, Sask., Nov. 4–5.

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