May Issue 2013

FEATURES

Retirement: a season of service

My coming out as a geezer-ess

When prodigal children don’t return home

5 Enduring gifts seniors give the church

COLUMNS

Editorial: Oh, the adventures that await just over the hill!

Conference News

Moderator’s minute: God’s mission has a church 

Outfront: Is the gospel true?

Convention reports 

— Alberta convention

Saskatchewan convention    

Text message: The gift in loneliness

Viewpoint: Pope Francis: What this new leader means for evangelicals

Viewpoint: Colombian church planters embrace “crazy” 

Intersection of faith and life: The aerodynamics of community

Outfront: Is the gospel true?

DEPARTMENTS

Letters

Homepage

“Come to me, all you who are weary…”

Serving prison families is answer to prayer for Abbotsford couple

Agnes Wicki: never too old for missions

John C. Klassen: Love’s labour’s leeda

News in story

— Seminary president witnesses a miracle – with a little help from some friends

 Legacy, not money, key to retirement planning

— Intern named and the rest is history

— Pawn to bishop

— Tri-school partnership inked 

— Connecting with SE Asian pastors a life-changing experience

— Menno Place announces new CEO Karen L. Baillie

— Seniors home’ builds on legacy

— Global village revisions

— CIDA will amalgamate with Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade

— MCC’s work continues as change roils CIDA

— Q & A on CIDA changes with CFGB executive director Jim Cornelius

“Finish lines” [Obituaries]

Aganetha (Agnes) Goertzen, Katie Wiebe, Bernhard Neufeld, Helen Louise Lepp, Ruth Marie (Villeseche) Thiessen, Rudy (RB) Boschman, Harry Dueck, Abe Hiebert, Gisela Rosella Reimer    

 Transitions

CROSSCURRENTS

— Recipe blog serves up spiritual nourishment

REVIEWS

— You Are the Boy

— Making Friends Among the Taliban: A Peacekeeper’s Journey in Afghanistan

— The Relational Pastor: Sharing Christ by Sharing Ourselves

— When “Spiritual But Not Religious” Is Not Enough: Seeing God in Surprising Places, Even the Church

— Troubled Minds: Mental Illness and the Church’s Mission

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