The central theme in Shane Claiborne’s message of justice is relationship; that our world’s many ills can be solved if people—particularly people from different social strata—simply take the time to get to know each other.
This magazine changed my life. Well, maybe not changed it so much as wrote the last 13 years of it.
I had my first real introduction to ARISE on a chilly night last November.
Former moderator, Rev. Dr. Stephen Farris was bestowed with two more titles in October. The board of the Vancouver School of Theology agreed to honour […]
For Dr. Jean Chamberlain, her work to help mothers in Africa is about giving women a voice.
A conference in June will honor the life and teachings of Henri Nouwen, the late Catholic priest, professor and prolific author. Way of the Heart: […]
Rev. Alan Goh (left), Gerry and Gayle Clarke, Doris Loo,(Matthew’s mom), dad, William, and sister, Megan. A small church was honored in March for the […]
A new series at Crieff Hills Community Retreat and Conference Centre will focus on making the most of retirement, helping people look beyond financial concerns […]
A January book launch in Ottawa announced the release of Looking for Ashley: Re-reading what the Smith case reveals about the governance of girls, mothers […]
The new associate secretary for Canadian Ministries says the first item on her to-do list is to listen. “I think any new leader has to […]
THE Vancouver School of Theology, which houses the Presbyterian seminary, St. Andrew’s Hall, opened its new, smaller building on Nov. 14. “Our vision, our calling […]
Pauline Brown’s story is of God calling an unlikely candidate to do God’s work, and the willingness to answer that call. It gives me goosebumps.
I’ve been wanting to do this issue on women in ministry for ages. We’ve wondered how to do it, what would be helpful, what wouldn’t. We spoke with others. Did we get it right? I don’t know. But I do know it had to be done.
On Nov. 3, the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation opened at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, housing the materials gathered by the Truth […]
It’s fitting then that while you read this, I’ll be at a conference in New Orleans, listening to Shane Claiborne talk about wealth and stewardship. A perfect end to a year that focused on Claiborne’s teachings and his call to be a better Christian.
The Record is excited to announce that Lisa Van Arem has joined our team as director of development. A native of Calgary, Van Arem has […]
Some time ago, my minister preached a sermon during which he said something that stuck with me. “What if the Bible isn’t a book of certainties,” he said, “but a book of encounters?”
“I am a part of all whom I have met.” Such were the words of Rev. Dr. Richard Fee, spoken at his retirement ceremony at […]
Sara, a good friend from my college days in Alberta, always had extra people in her childhood home. Whenever I visited, the house was bustling with noise and busyness.
It is quiet here. It is contemplative. It is perfect for rest, for reflection, for silence. It is perfect for listening.