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In this issue

Volume 29 January 2011 Number 1

Ministry — Why Bother?



  • On Ordained Ministry – Robert C. Fennell
  • “That My Joy May Be in You” – Hugh D. Reid
  • Ministry—Why Bother? – Bruce Sanguin
  • Musings on Ministry — From the Trenches – Kate Crawford
  • The Song I Sing – Judith Visser
  • Why Bother with Music Ministry? – Patricia Wright
  • Ministry: Why Bother? – Adam Kilner
  • Heartbreaker – Michael Wilson
  • A Vicarious Vocation? Making Sense of Ordained Ministry in a Post-Christendom Canada – Ross Lockhart

From the Heart about the Heart of the Matter

  • Shiver with Change: Mystery, Beauty, Hard Work – Catherine MacLean


  • Wilbur Howard: A Ministry of Eloquent Silence – Adam Kilner


  • The View from Murney Tower: Salem Bland, the Late-Victorian Controversies, and the Search for a New Christianity by Richard Allen – John H. Young
  • Just Hospitality: God’s Welcome in a World of Difference by Letty M. Russell – Andrew O’Neill
  • Harvesting the Fruits: Basic Aspects of Christian Faith in Ecumenical Dialogue by Cardinal Walter Kasper – Harold Wells
  • The Political Dimension of Reconciliation: A Theological Analysis of Ways of Dealing with Guilt during the Transitions to Democracy in South-Africa and Germany by Ralf K. Wüstenberg – Megan Shore
  • The Tao of Liberation: Exploring the Ecology of Transformation by Mark Hathaway and Leonardo Boff, foreword by Fritjof Capra – David Zub