Reflective material

Chasing the Wind: Finding Meaningful Answers from Ancient Wisdom

Robert White
Word Alive Press, 2011

ChristianWeek Ontario editor and Faith Journal radio host Robert White’s small gift book on Ecclesiastes was the 2010 Word Alive Press free publishing contest non-fiction winner. Through biblical exposition, discussion questions, and illustrations from The Byrds and Star Trek, White guides readers in reflection on the futility of wisdom, wishes, and work; the way desires and deeds are found wanting; and the curses and joys of toil, treasure, and termination.

Day by Day These Things We Pray: Uncovering Ancient Rhythms of Prayer

Arthur Boers
Herald Press, 2010

When a teenaged Arthur Boers’ sister died, he wasn’t sure how to pray, until a friend gave him a prayer book. To help others uncover the practice of daily morning and evening prayers, he authored an Anabaptist prayer book Take Our Moments and Our Days, and Day by Day. A revision of a 2003 publication, the new edition demonstrates the why and how, and the Anabaptist roots, of set prayers.


Setting the Agenda: Meditations for the Organization’s Soul

Edgar Stoesz & Rick M. Stiffney
Herald Press, 2011

Setting the Agenda helps strengthen faith-based organizations in “not only the inward and outward look, but also the upward.” With years of experience in the boardrooms of nonprofits such as Habitat for Humanity and Mennonite Health Services Alliance, Stoesz and Stiffney help boards navigate the hard decisions and complex issues through encouraging teaching and a collection of 90 meditations.

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