Understanding the mission of Christians and Muslims

Friday, January 7, 2005

Journeys of the Muslim Nation and the Christian Church: Exploring the Mission of Two Communities
David W. Shenk
The Christian and Muslim communities are both missionary movements. Their mission target is the same. However, the way each community sees this mission is drastically different.

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A refreshing, engaging tour through Exodus

Friday, November 23, 2001

Title: Exodus: Believers Church Bible Commentary
Author: Waldemar Janzen
Waldemar Janzen provides a refreshing and engaging tour through the book of Exodus, drawing connections, noting what other researchers have discovered, suggesting a thoughtful opinion when there are questions, and through it all always standing to the side, not wanting to get in the way.

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Doxa Band adds depth to simple songs

Friday, October 26, 2001

Flying Free Doxa, Shikina, 2001 The Doxa Band’s latest CD begins with the upbeat title track that hints at the crossover between worship and pop music. Lead singer…

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A book for times like these

Friday, October 12, 2001

This is a book for times like these. In the aftermath of September 11, to speak of reconciliation as “the biblical essential” (the title of chapter 1) will either call us to renew our efforts to build bridges between peoples, or will sound like foolish or, at best, impractical idealism.

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Building relationships with Muslims for Christ

Friday, December 15, 2000

Title:Peaceable Witness Among Muslims
Author: Gordon D. Nickel
This book makes a significant contribution to the study of Muslim-Christian encounters in its two particular emphases: (a) the need for Christians to offer a credible (non-verbal and verbal) witness of their relationship with Christ; and (b) a reminder that Christians are to respond peacefully regardless of how they are treated by Muslims (or others).

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The Story of the Great King

Friday, December 1, 2000

Once upon a time there was a Great King who ruled over a vast domain. His power and authority stretched from one of the earth to the other….

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The Doxa phenomenon

Friday, January 21, 2000

The Doxa Band is a P&W team from Abbotsford, B.C. They first got together in 1996 to lead Sunday evening worship services in South Abbotsford MB Church, and over time, became popular.

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Gender theology of the church

Friday, October 8, 1999

WOMEN AND MEN: GENDER IN THE CHURCH Carol Penner, ed. Waterloo, Ont.: Herald Press, 1998. Paper, 152 pp. $14.25. Carol Penner of Vineland, Ont., edits this work of…

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DOXA: Looking back, looking ahead

Friday, October 8, 1999

AN INTERVIEW WITH VIJAY MANUEL On July 4, 1999, Doxa, a popular contemporary worship event in Abbotsford, B.C., was held for the last time. Jim Coggins spoke with…

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Commentary consistent with Anabaptist thought

Friday, November 20, 1998

2 Corinthians V. George Shillington. Believers Church Bible Commentary Elmer A. Martens and Willard M. Swartley, eds. Waterloo, Ont.: Herald Press, 1998. Paperback, 309 pp. This commentary shares the…

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DOXA: A Christian alternative

Friday, December 12, 1997

Hundreds of teenagers rush in through the doors to get the best seats possible before the band comes on stage. Security stands guard at the front of the…

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Anabaptist commentary provides interesting perspective

Friday, August 29, 1997

Title: 1 & 2 Thessalonians: Believers Church Bible Commentary
Author: Jacob W. Elias (ed. Elmer A. Martens and Willard M. Swartley)
Based on response in letters to the editor dealing with the return of Christ, Jacob W. Elias’ commentary on 1 & 2 Thessalonians should be of interest.

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Scriptural understanding shines through text

Friday, May 13, 1994

Title: Colossians/Philemon: Believers Church Bible Commentary
Author: Ernest D. Martin
This fourth volume in the Believers Church Bible Commentary Series makes a valuable resource for Bible study and teaching.

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Telling the story to adults

Friday, March 11, 1983

About Third Story: Thirteen programs for television produced by Mennonite Brethren Communications, Winnipeg.

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