Contents of the September 2008 issue.
The new Pixar movie WALL-E tells a cautionary tale about stewardship of the earth (as well as our souls and bodies) and, in so doing, communicates an important message about how truths in general are conveyed.
The use of art alongside Scripture is a long-standing tradition in the church. The medieval argument for the use of painting, sculpture, and stained glass in church was that people couldn’t read, and art was a way to present biblical stories and truths.
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unChristian and Metamorpha
I recently attended a municipal discussion forum on the most significant challenges facing our region. Participants were asked to introduce themselves, tell a little bit about the organization we represented, and what solutions we felt our perspective brought to the table…
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It happened in Ottawa, our nation’s capital; one event June 11, the other July 1. Two awards were announced, one to a young man, the other to an older man.
Mennonite should be a multi-ethnic, theological term, Confront government on military spending, Don’t abandon peace position, Mental health issues addressed by “Living Room”, People with mental illness enrich lives, Apology could lead to healing, A wonderful surprise, Take Scripture literally re May, June, July and August content
After Gathering: time to hold the executive board accountable Gathering 2008 was a time of celebration, fellowship, and encouragement. It was also a time to hear about the Canadian conference’s…