Gospel Music Making a
Difference by Jeff Dewsbury /
Christians who write and
record popular music are a
small but vital community in
Canada. Will things change
after their awards finally hit
television this fall?
How to Green Your Church
by Alex Newman / More and
more Evangelicals are transforming their worship and
ministry spaces into environmentally friendly places.
PHOTO: DENNIS HASSELL PRODuC TIONS
The Art of Worship by Dennis J. Hassell / A professional
theatre artist offers practical
tips on worship arts today.
The Shape of Things to
Come by Steve Bell /
Beloved Canadian songwriter and musician Steve
Bell reflects on the advent
oracles of Isaiah (Isaiah 2:1-5,
7: 10-16, 11:1-10, 35:1-10).
To Connect, Equip and inform Evangelical Christians in Canada
A Church You Should Know, Dispatches From the Global Village,
and Women Alive will return next issue.
iN EACH iSSuE
13 FrOm THE EDi TOr / The Gospel Expressed Through the Arts by Gail Reid
14 FAi TH FOrum: LETTErS AND miLESTONES / Leaving Church
16 THE GATHEriNG PLACE / Fatherhood and the Fatherless by Bruce J. Clemenger
17 NEWS FrOm THE EFC / “Born Alive” Law Debated; Where’s the Data on Abortion?;
Guide to Engaging Youth; The EFC Intervenes in Top Court
18 KiNGDOm mATTErS / When Church Gets Messy; Canadian Author Sheds Light
on Canada’s North; Hakka and Inuktitut Added to List of Bible Translations; Canadian
Doctor Sends Medical Equipment to Cuba; Bible Study Friends Have Adoption Reunion
22 Q&A iNTErViEW Wi TH CANADiAN EVANGELiCAL LEADErS / Q&A With Joel van Loon
23 ACTiVATE: CHANGE YOur WOrLD / Soon It Will Be Christmastime by Don Hutchinson
47 miSSiONS ADVEr TiSiNG FEATurE / Ministering Through Missions
53 GOD AT WOrK iN DENOmiNATiONS / Church Planting or Disciple Making?
by Phil Delsaut
54 bLESSED iS THE mAN / Of Motorcyles and Men by Doug Koop
56 rELiGiONWATCH / After Sun Myung Moon by James A. Beverley
PHOTO: BETHANY BAPTIST CHuRCH, OT TAWA
58 bOOKS & CuLTurE / Book & Music Reviews
62 CHriST & CuLTurE iN CANADA / What Pastors Can Learn From Dentists
by John G. Stackhouse Jr.
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