Creative repentance

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

“In the beginning God created…” (Genesis 1:1) As a kid, I remember spending hours on end with my cousin designing homes. We drew them. We built them with…

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Vocabulary of the gospel is healing

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

“I just want a hug from my sisters.” The pain in the grandmother’s voice is heart-rending, as she gives voice to the hurt and estrangement that has splintered her family. It’s a story all too familiar to thousands of First Nations families across Canada,

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Finding the missing ingredient

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

I enjoy dabbling in the culinary arts. Most afternoons, I can be found thumbing through pages of old recipe books, brainstorming which recipes might make a delightful meal…

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“My church meets just down the road…”

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Seeking a theology of place for the church As the son of an air force sergeant, I grew familiar with home by its absence. The postings came every…

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August reverie

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

I remember blackberry picking as a child. Across the street from our house grew a bush filled with the summer-sweet fruit. It seemed downright greedy, my lust for…

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Expressing common humanity

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Southridge Community (MB) Church, St. Catharines, Ont., nourishes body and soul at homeless shelter.

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Dining under grace

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The public works of Krista Reimer Krista Reimer lives in Port Rowan, Ont., with her husband and two daughters, and is a member of Port Rowan MB Church….

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Creativity begets creativity 2: poems by Malcom Guite

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Mozart at Greenbelt, 27.08.01 for Niki and Sarah We lie upon the grass on God’s good earth and listen to the Requiem’s intense, long, love-laden keening, calling forth…

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Creativity begets creativity

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Faye Hall used her art to “pay it forward.” She describes the chain reaction creative collaboration she contributed to when she painted a picture based on a photograph of a poet whose sonnets inspired her boss to use them as lyrics on his CD project.

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Exhibiting God’s creative image

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Fraserview turns its walls into a gallery Can you imagine five men rushing into a gallery to be the first to see the artwork – in a church?…

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Canadian Foodgrains Bank assisting 250,000 in Niger, Mali, and Burkina Faso

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

For Tanlimba, an elderly woman who can no longer work in the fields, receiving food through the Canadian Foodgrains Bank network was life-saving.

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North American tale emerges from German text

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Some 34 years after the first half of P.M. Friesen’s seminal history of Russian Mennonites was published in English, the Centre for MB Studies (CMBS) has released the second – dealing with Mennonites in North America (1874–1910). Jake K. Balzer of Calgary translated the volume from German, staff at the Winnipeg CMBS contributed to the editing and layout process, and Hillsboro CMBS director Peggy Goertzen arranged financing and publication under the banner of Kindred Productions.

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How the Church Fails Businesspeople (and what can be done about it)

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

How the Church Fails Businesspeople (and What Can Be Done About It)
Author: John C. Knapp

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Meet your C2C regional directors

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

C2C Network Regional Director Profiled: Patrice Nagant

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Olympic soccer star supported by King Road prayers

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

For serious athletes, life has many ironies. To succeed – say, at the Olympic level – you must play your sport constantly, doggedly following the seasons around the world, never resting. You can rarely be home where folks cheer you on and want to welcome you back.

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