with honesty and
Gail greatly shaped
the magazine over
the years and improved its quality.
She will be missed!
blessings to her as she moves
on to a new stage in her life.
effects of mental illness. With grace she
encourages people in
churches to minister
effectively to people
affected with mental
I have suffered
from bipolar effects
for 35 years. What
Eight years ago a pastor
realized something was in my
past. After sharing it, Christ
exposed the roots of my anger
and it was gone. Moods would
swing every six months from
lows to highs.
Now, I am settled in God’s
will. Having two good pensions. Making the house payment and a few other bills. My
wife works. We are still together enjoying life to the fullest.
We own our home and have
one small car. Life is normal,
Loneliness is still present.
Much of the stigma is gone. I
realize I did well over the years.
Re: Understanding Mental Illness (Jul/Aug 2012)
Sarah Lampson’s article is
well balanced and written with
class. She reveals the real struggles of people suffering the
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Jeff Groenewald as president and CEO
of Opportunity International, a charity
which addresses poverty through micro-finance. Previously he served as director
of development and strategy at Media
Voice Generation, a charity that produces the TV show Context With Lorna
Dueck. He succeeds
Bob Lawless and
andrea Mrozek as
executive director of the Institute
of Marriage and
research organization. She joined the
institute in 2006
and appears frequently in national
media discussing education, child care
and women’s issues. Past director Dave
Quist, who helped start the Institute
seven years ago, has moved to Calgary
to become vice-president of the Manning Centre for Building Democracy.
paul Feheley as managing editor of
the Anglican Journal. He also serves as
principal secretary to the primate of
the Anglican Church of Canada, and as
priest-in-charge at St. Chad’s Anglican
Church, Toronto. He succeeds Kristin
christine MacMillan as senior advisor
for social justice at the World Evan-
gelical Alliance (WEA). Commissioner
MacMillan, a Canadian Salvation Army
30 years of
issues on three
and helped launch the WEA’s Global
Human Trafficking Task Force in 2009.
Until July 2012, she also served in New
York as the first director of the International Social Justice Commission of
the Salvation Army.
Melanie humphreys as president of The
King’s University College, effective July
1. The King’s is in Edmonton and has 700
students. Dr. Humphreys comes from the
Vancouver area, but is currently a dean at
Wheaton College in Illinois, where she has
served since 2009, including as faculty
in a graduate program. She holds a PhD
in higher education from Azusa Pacific
University and a masters in administrative leadership from Trinity Western
University. She spent ten years as a vice-president and dean at LCC International
University in Lithuania, Eastern Europe.
richard Janes as president of Master’s
College and Seminary, effective June
2013. The Toronto institution began in
1939 as Ontario Pentecostal Bible School
then Eastern Pentecostal Bible College.
Rev. Janes, who has served as director of
recruiting, communication and the “First
Year” program since 2009, is the twelfth