Content from the July 2013 issue.
Bethany College, Hepburn, Sask., set up the first of four weeks of sports camp July 8–12 with Elite Volleyball Camp.
On July 14, Byron Peters began a 6-day, 960-km cycling journey from La Crete to Red Deer, Alta. His goal is to raise $50,000 for HIV/AIDS prevention work overseas and…
Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) president Cheryl Pauls, with MP Rod Bruinooge and City of Winnipeg councillor Paula Havixbeck, broke ground July 8 on the university’s $13.9-million expansion project. They were observed by some 100 friends and supporters from the university and the broader community.
Mennonite Disaster Service volunteers are responding to flood damaged areas in Alberta. Triggered by torrential rain, the extensive flooding killed at least four people and displaced more than 175,000 others.…
“Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth” (Genesis 1:28, NRSV). When God spoke these words, men and women were cringing before deities they believed took pleasure in visiting pain and suffering upon them. In contrast, the God of Israel offered what many now view as a bizarre command: “Have kids! And lots of them!”
Catholics need to hear gospel Re: “Pope Francis: What this new leader means for evangelicals” (Viewpoint, May), Don’t judge by appearance Re: “When prodigal children don’t return home” (Features, May), No question about Adam and Eve Re: “Were Adam and Eve real?” (Letters, May). “Did God really say…?” Re: “Were Adam and Eve real?” (Letters, May)
Giving a boost to single parents According to Statistics Canada, the number of single parent homes in Canada has risen by eight percent since 2006, with the number of single…
Sacred Pauses: Spiritual Practices for Personal Renewal by: April Yamasaki
April Yamasaki’s book invites the reader to ask a series of important questions: What would it take to feel renewed every day? What if we could take time out every day to be refreshed by God?