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Jesus challenges priorities

Jesus on Justice: Living Lives of Compassion and Conviction By: Don Posterksi
Is one’s spiritual health separate from the overall well-being of society? Can a Christian interact with civil society while maintaining a commitment to dynamic discipleship to Jesus?

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Why C.S. Lewis lives on 50 years after his death

What do Tom Phillips, head of the multinational company that produced the Patriot missile; Charles Colson, Richard Nixon’s “hatchet man”who spent time in prison for the Watergate cover-up;…

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Six lessons from Acts

Christians seem to have a love-hate relationship with conflict. We love to disagree (note: there are approximately 33,000 denominations in the world), yet we often feel bad about engaging in conflict. It somehow feels dirty…

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Banyan trees and banana trees

“Nothing grows under a banyan tree.” This South Indian proverb speaks of leadership styles. The banyan is a great tree. It spreads its branches, drops aerial roots, develops secondary trunks, and covers the land. A full-grown banyan may cover more than an acre of land. Birds, animals, and humans find shelter under its shade.

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Letters November 2013

Re “Will you officiate our wedding?” (Features, September), “It’s a new day” (Editorial, September), Human sexuality: Honouring God with the body (September), “Why don’t young adults go to church?” (Viewpoint, August), “Film’s mockery belittles theology” (Crosscurrents, September) & “Film on hot topic questions actions arising from belief” (Crosscurrents, July), “Does the church need Superman?” (Crosscurrents, August)

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Pray for peace

We lament the horrendous and inhumane atrocities, reports of which fill our newspapers and dominate our television screens. It is not difficult to imagine Jesus weeping today as he did in Luke 19:41–42. The world is not the way it was meant to be. At Jesus’ birth, the angels proclaimed “peace on earth” (Luke 2:14). Through Jesus, God calls the church to be God’s co-workers in the ministry of reconciliation (2 Corinthians 5:18–19).

“Let’s give them cookies!”

I consider peace and nonviolence a central part of what it means to follow the way of Jesus. I don’t hold this belief lightly, and I realize how complex…

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Conference news: C2C appointments

New C2C Network national associate director appointed & C2C Network Manitoba regional director named

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