Monday, April 17, 2017
Title: The Spiritual Practice of Remembering
Author: Margaret Bendroth
To be a Christian is to remember the past and engage with it, through conversation with the words of those who have gone before us, who “are still speaking the same language of faith.”
Monday, April 3, 2017
Reunion: The Good News of Jesus for Seekers, Saints, and Sinners Bruxy Cavey Herald Press Reviewed by Nathan McCorkindale What is the subject? In a word, this book…
Monday, March 27, 2017
Truax and Campell explore generosity by relating the story of LaSalle Street Church (downtown Chicago), who received an unexpected windfall of $1.6 million from the sale of property.
Monday, March 20, 2017
Title: To and from Nowhere
Author: Hedy Leonora Martens
This sequel to the story of Greta Martens recorded in Favoured Among Women is even more interesting than the first volume.
Monday, March 6, 2017
You Can’t Fix Dead: The Physical Change and Spiritual Transformation of Travis McNeil Word Alive Press Reviewed by Keith Reed What is the subject? The author tells the…
Monday, February 27, 2017
Yours, Mine, Ours: Unravelling the Doctrine of Discovery Cheryl Woelk, Steve Heinrichs, eds. Mennonite Church Canada I do not especially enjoy thinking about the systemic causes of my…
Monday, February 20, 2017
title: Return to Justice: Six movements that reignited our contemporary evangelical conscience
Authors: Soong-Chan Rah & Gary VanderPol
Preaching or a cup of cold water?
Monday, February 13, 2017
title: The Justice Calling
authors: Bethany Hanke Hoang & Kristen Deede Johnson
In The Justice Calling, Bethany Hanke Hoang and Kristen Deede Johnson call us to a better way: a way that participates in God’s vision of justice for the world.
Monday, February 6, 2017
Anabaptist Essentials: Ten Signs of a Unique Christian Faith Palmer Becker Herald Press According to 2015 statistics from Mennonite World Conference, there are more baptized members of Anabaptist-related…
Monday, January 30, 2017
Still Daring to Hope John Regehr CMU Press What is the subject? Still Daring to Hope is a collection of 20 sermons on a variety of biblical texts,…
Monday, December 26, 2016
A Dangerous Mind W. Marshall Johnston and Daniel J. Crosby, editors Wipf and Stock What is the subject? A Dangerous Mind is not in fact a book sequel…
Monday, December 5, 2016
Title: At Home in Exile: Finding Jesus among My Ancestors & Refugee Neighbors
Author: Russell Jeung
At Home in Exile is a “spiritual memoir” about incarnational mission.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Stories transport people to different places and times, and help people understand different points of view and emotions. Through theatre – the enactment of stories – Dark Glass Theatre at Trinity Western University aims to increase empathy and reduce the labels that we impose on other people. disPLACE: Refugee Stories in Their Own Words is their first production.
Monday, November 21, 2016
Daughters in the House of Jacob: A Memoir of Migration
Dorothy M. Peters with Christine S. Kampen
Cousins Dorothy Peters and Christine Kampen explore the “legacy of faith” and “migration of a vocation across generations and gender” in their family.
Monday, November 21, 2016
The Nonviolent God
J. Denny Weaver
Is God violent? And if he is, what does this do to my conviction of nonviolent discipleship? Anabaptist scholar J. Denny Weaver has asked these same questions, and the result is The Nonviolent God.