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December 2010 - Vol. 45 [PDF version of issue]
• Our heart's cry for justice, by Sam Williamson
• A threefold coming of the Lord, by Bernard of Clairvaux
• To watch with Christ, by John Henry Newman
• "There is no darkness in him," by Tadhg Lynch
• The wonderful exchange, by Gregory Nazianzen

• Joy of the journey to covenant community, by Hannah Gornik
• Stories to tell: call to community, by Elizabeth Grace Sanders
• Youth and media: parents, are you paying attention? by Michael Shaughnessy
• My summer highlight at Khandala Youth Camp in India, by Theresa Smith
• "The Word was made flesh," by Lancelot Andrewes
• "You shall call his name Jesus," by Jeanne Kun
• Jesus: a portrait of humility, by Jeanne Kun
• God in the cave, by G.K. Chesterton
November 2010 - Vol. 44 [PDF version of issue]
• The Blood of Christians Is Seed, by Jeanne Kun
• A New Kind of Saint, by Donald Bloesch
• With Christ in the School of Holiness by JI Packer
• Thanksgiving for the Gift of Community, by Dieterich Bonhoeffer
• Beacons of Hope, by Fr. Pat Egan

• Fully Engaged Young Adults - Some Practical Advice for Parents and Others,, by Bob Tedesco
• Surrendering Your Whole Life to God,by Kim Smith
• Joy Is the Serious Business of Heaven, by C.S. Lewis
• What's Wrong with the World: On the Madness of Modern Ideals, by G.K. Chesterton
• Water into Wine: How Christ Transforms Us, by Don Schwager
• The Gospel of John: A Brief Introduction, by Don Schwager
• In this atlas of headland, a poem by Sean O'Neill
• I See his Blood upon the Rose, a poem by Joseph Mary Plunkett
• iPray: Meeting the Challenge of Personal Prayer,, by Michael Shaughnessy
October 2010 - Vol. 43 [PDF version of issue]
• The Living Center, by Thomas Kelly
• Alive in Christ, by John Wesley
• Christ Calls Us Deeper Still by John Henry Newman
• Christ-Centered Living, by Bob Tedesco
• Be Faithful unto Death, by Miguel Vargas

• A Deepening Call to Mission, by Lynne May
• My Tears Have Become My Bread,by Joshua Birk
• Love and Tolerance Decoded, by Bobbie Maddex
• A Review of Redeeming Singleness, Dr. Daniel Keating
• A Reflection On Jesus as a Man of Prayer, by Patrick Henry Reardon
• Discovering God's Presence, by Francis DeSales
• Making Sense of the Media, by Jon Wilson
• When Is Too Much Too Much?, by Don Schwager
• We Were Not Made to Die, but to Live Forever, by Janice Firn
• Death be Not Proud, a poem by John Donne
September 2010 - Vol. 42 [PDF version of issue]
• A Christian's Light Cannot Escape Notice, by John Chrysostom
• Walking in the Light, by Gregory of Nyssa
• Why Were You Sent into the World? by John Henry Newman

• Courage Forged Under Fire: The heroic witness and martyrdom of Sophie Scholl
• Blessed by the Cross: The Heroic Life of Edith Stein, by Jeanne Kun

• Vision for Christian Community, by Bob Tedesco
• Mere Christian Community,by Steve Clark
• Wanted: A Few Good Men, by Jim Orbe and others
• The Lord Is Still Working: Reflections of a Student Missionary, by Sarah Hughes
• Prayer to the Holy Spirit, A poem by Edith Stein
• The Pillar of Cloud, A poem by John Henry Newman
• On Literature and the Arts: Brief reflections from the writings of C.S. Lewis
• Character Assassination: Hollywood Kills Off the Movie Hero: An interview with film critic Barbara Nicolosi
• Spiritual Vision Welded: A sculptor shares her faith and work, by Marianne Kantert
• Above Breckenridge, Colorado: Art work by Jamie Treadwell
July/August 2010 - Vol. 41 [PDF version of issue]
• Amazing Grace: An Interview with Jean Barbara, President of the Sword of the Spirit, by Berry Pelaez-Marfori
• Community and the Nature of the Church: Do covenant communities have something to contribute to our models of church? by Bob Tedesco
• Redeeming Singleness, by Barry Danylak

• Lessons from Martyrs: On Running and Otherwise, by James Munk
• Air Pressure, by Michael Shaughnessy
• My Confession,by Saint Patrick of Ireland
• Truth: Kairos Weekend in Europe 2010, a report by John Robinson
• Caught in Conversation, an interview with participants of Truth - Kairos Weekend
• The Freedom of Truth, by Rachel Moran
• The Challenge to Change, by Ralph Miller
• Conversion, Covenant, and Immortal Diamonds!, by Tom Mangan
• My Best Summer Ever, by Ceri Jane Talan
• Discovering the Treasures in Jesus' Parables, by Jeanne Kun
• Servants of Jesus Christ, a new book by Don Schwager
• The Heroes of Middle Earth: J.R.R. Tolkien and the Marks of Christian Heroism, by Leon Podles
• The Seven Last Words of Jesus Christ from the Cross, a new art book by John Dunne
• Saint Patrick's Breastplate: verse attributed to St. Patrick of Ireland
• That Nature Is a Heraclitean Fire, poem by Gerard Manley Hopkins
May/June 2010 - Vol. 40 [PDF version of issue]
• The Living Water of the Holy Spirit, by Cyril of Alexandria
• The Holy Spirit Perfects nd Renews Us, bu Didymus of Alexandria
• The Work of the Holy Spirit, by Basil the Greatk

• The Coming of the Holy Spirit, by Leo the Great
• The Indwelling Spirit, by John Henry Newman

• My Dear Wormwood: Screwtape Addresses Ecumenical Community, by Dave Hughes
• Deeper Still, by Miguel Vargas
• Is Christian Youth Culture Possible? by Michael Shuaughnessy
• The New Rebellion: (The Rebellion Against Rebellion), by Peter Stine
• Giving Thanks for Forty Years in Covenant Community: Reflections from founding members
• New Forms of Life, by Steve Clark
• Our Beginnings, by Bruce Yocum
• Called Together in Covenant Community: A prophetic sign of restoration, by Don Schwager
• Counter-cultural in a Non-Christian World, by Tom and Ellen Gryniewicz
• Transgenerational Community, by Van and Janet Vandagriff
• Rooted Together in God's Word, by Jeanne Kun
• Putting God at the Center, by Sue Cummins
• Calling Out the Best in Us in Christ, by Bob Bell
• Giving Thanks with a Grateful Heart, by Nancy Murphy
• The Servants of the Word in Covenant Community, by Dick LaCroix
April 2010 - Vol. 39 [PDF version of issue]
• The Son Risen with Healing: Biblical Aspects of the Easter Revolution, by Patrick Henry Reardon
• There and Back Again: A Trip Around the World with Kairos New Zealand, by Tadhg Lynch
• On Being Transgenerational, by Jerry Munk

• There Are No Ordinary People, by C.S. Lewis
• I Have My Mission, by John Henry Newman

• Do We Really Have to Pray Every Day? by Vic Gutierrez
• Praise and Thanks: A Scriptural Orientation to Worship - Part IV, by Mike Shaughnessy
• An Unexpected Promised Land, by Ruth Gryniewicz
• Standing Out: Being a Christian Among My Peers in the World, by Theresa Smith
• Majesty within Limits: by Origen, 3rd century Christian teacher
• On His Blindness, poem by John Milton
• Awakened to Eternity, poem by Jeanne Kun
• Unless Your Presence Goes with Me: painting and reflection by Jamie Treadwell
March 2010 - Vol. 38 [PDF version of issue]
• Growing Downward to Grow Up: The Life of Repentance, by J.I. Packer
• The Great Downfall - Part II: Spiritual lessons from the Genesis account of the fall, by Steve Clark
• Jesus' Identity as Prophet, King, and Priest in the Gospel of Mark, by Mark Whitters

• Prayer - The Spokesman of Hope: For what do we pray and hope? by Christoph Schonborn
• My Favorite Color is Pink: Called to be martyrs in our everyday lives, by Lynne May
• Wisdom from a Persecuted Monk, by John Karagoulis
• The Gift of Sisterhood,by Janice Firn
• Anniversary Announcement: Thanks be to God for forty years of life in covenant community
• Focus for Fasting: Pursuing our higher calling to serve and worship Christ, by Jerry Munk
• Your Word Beat upon My Heart: from the Confessions of Augustine of Hippo
• Purity of Heart Is to Will One Thing: quotes and meditation, by Soren Kierkegaard

• God Has Reigned from a Tree: meditations on the Cross of Jesus Christ
• Pain's Conundrum: a poem by Sean O'Neill

• I Have Graven You upon My Palms, a poem by Jeanne Kun
February 2010 - Vol. 37 [PDF version of issue]
• The Great Downfall - Part I, by Steve Clark
• Surrender to God: An orientation to Lent, by John Henry Newman
• Salt and Light: Our Vocation to Holiness, by Donald Bloesch

• Prayer - The Spokesman of Hope: For what do we pray and hope? by Christoph Schonborn

• Prayer Shaped by the Word of God: The Lord will prepare a banquet for those who hunger for his word, by Don Schwager
• Spiritual Risk Taking: What risks are worth taking for the sake of Christ and his kingdom, by Jon Wilson
• Double Vision, by W.E. Sangster and Spiritual Receptivity, by A.W. Tozer
• Fasting and Feasting: A selection of short readings for Lent from the early church fathers
• Ambrose, Basil, Gregory of Nyssa, John Chrysostom, Leo the Great, and Pseudo-Marcarius
• Who Will Raise Tomorrow's Heroes? by Michael Shaughnessy
• Witnesses in the Jungle: Jim Elliot, Nate Saint, and Fellow Missionaries, by Jeanne Kun

• Kairos Media: Launching a new web portal for Christians, an interview with Toufic Elramy
• Tabor House: A publishing resource for Sword of the Spirit members, by Jerry Munk

January 2010 - Vol. 36 [PDF version of issue]
• Jesus' Teaching on Singleness, by Barry Danylak
• Single in Christ: A Name Better Than Sons and Daughters, by John Piper
• When Less Is More: The Challenges and Rewards of Intentionally Remaining Single, by Dave Quintana
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The Apologist: An Interview with Dinesh D'Souza,Author of What's So Great About Christianity, by Marcia Segelstein
• Praying for Christian Unity: Quote by C.S. Lewis, and a selection of prayers
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That Your Prayers Be Not Hindered: Consideration in Marriage, by Jerry Munk
• What Women Need: Three Bad Ideas for Women and What to Do About Them, by Frederica Mathewes-Green
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Discerning Vocation: Answering God's Call to Love, by Gordy DeMarais
• Make Your Spouse Beautiful: from a commentary on Ephesians 5:21-33, by John Chrysostom
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Inspired Psalms and Songs: Part III - A Practical Orientation to Prayer, by Michael Shaughnessy

• Journey by Starlight: A poem for the Feast of Epiphany, by Jeanne Kun
• Endurance and Faithfulness: An Artist's Year-long Journey Begins, by Marianne Kantert
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The Hill, A Poem by Sean O'Neill

Archives 2009
December 2009 - Vol. 35 [PDF version of issue]
• The Eternal Springtime Will Come:What we see is the outward shell of an eternal kingdom, by John Henry Newman
• The Two Comings of Christ: Held Together in Christian Thought, Action, and Prayer, by Thomas Hopko
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True Happiness: A Selection of Prison Meditations for Advent, by Alfred Delp
• Joy in the Face of Death: The Witness of Alfred Delp, by Jeanne Kun
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The Manhattan Declaration: A Call of Christian Conscience, by Chuck Colson, Robert George, Timothy George
• The Finality of Christ and Religious Pluralism, by Donald Bloesch
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Worship Is Our Service to God: Part II - A Practical Orientation to Prayer, by Michael Shaughnessy
• If Christ Had Not Been Born of a Woman: Quotes from the Early Church Fathers on the Incarnation
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The Advent Banquet: A Selection of Daily Reflections, by Dave Quintana

• Bethany Association: A Work from the Heart of God, A Special Report
• Man Facing his Greatest Fear: Painting and Reflection by Jamie Treadwell
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God's Grandeur, A Poem by Gerard Manley Hopkins

November 2009 - Vol. 34 [PDF version of issue]
• Our Neglect of Prayer: There is no progress in religion without prayer, by W.E. Sangster
• Only Live Armies Win Battles: Pastoral priorities in a secular age, by Steve Clark
• Welcome to Heaven:! Our worship of God transforms time and space, making them sacred, by Mike Shaughnessy
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A Common Witness and Growing Convergence Among Evangelicals and Catholics, A report on the ECT project
• Evangelicals and Catholics Together: The Christian Mission in the Third Millennium
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Psalm 1 - Blessed is the Man: Properly to pray the Psalms is to pray them in Jesus' name, by Patrick Henry Reardon
• Christian Prayers Ancient and New: a selection of prayers from Eastern and Western Traditions
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Seek to be like God: Quotes from the early church fathers
• Why Do We Fight? by Miguel Vargas
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To Kiss a Leper, From the Legend of the Three Companions of St. Francis of Assisi

• Apostle of the Lepers: The life of Father Damien de Veuster of Molokai, by Jeanne Kun

October 2009 - Vol. 33 [PDF version of issue]
• Christians Courageous: The Gospel is a battle cry. The courage for victory comes from loving God above above all else. By Charles Simpson
• He Must Increase: Finding Our Identity in Christ, by Jan Munk
• You Gotta Serve Somebody: Who Is the Freest of All? by Don Schwager
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Our Ecumenism is Extra Nos, It's Not an Option, by Dave Hughes
• Love of the Brethern: An Interdenominational Responsibility? by Steve Clark
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The Joseph Story: Narrative, Theology, and the Christian Hope, by Patrick Henry Reardon
• Yes, We Believe!: Standing for the truth in an age of unbelief and apostasy, by Michael Shaughnessy
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Coming to a Decision, by Sarah Hughes
• Meeting on the High Road, poem by Sean O'Neill
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When All the Stars Become a Memory, poem by Joseph Mary Plunkett

August/September  2009 - Vol. 32 [PDF version of issue]
• Salt of the Empire: The Role of the Christian Family in Evangelization,by Mike Aquilina
• The Sins of the Fathers - Part II: Touching the Void, by Tadhg Lynch
• The Fatherhood of God: quotes from the early church fathers
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The Stilling of the Storm at Sea: Lord of the Wind and Waves, reflection by Jeanne Kun
• The Lavish Love of the Prodigal Father: reflection on the parable of the prodigal son, by Don Schwager
• Pursuing Holiness in an Unholy World: strategy for winning the battle, by Tom Caballes, Auckland, New Zealand
• New Girl in the Community: a taste of heaven on earth, by Elizabeth Grace Saunders
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Deliver Us from Evil: some practical tips for praying with youth, by Michael Shaughnessy
• Rembrandt - Master Painter and Storyteller reflection on his painting, The Return of the Prodigal Son
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I Will Go With My Father A-ploughing, poem by Joseph Campbell
• Wet Fall in Summer, poem by Sean O'Neill
June/July  2009 - Vol. 31 [PDF version of issue]
• The Sins of the Fathers - Part I: The Economist,by Tadhg Lynch
• Scripture: Taking the Word to Heart, by Steve Clark
• When We Read the Scriptures God is Speaking to Us: quotes from the early church fathers
• Women Sent on Mission: Highlights of the International Women's Conference
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So Long Live This, by James Munk
• Wave of the Spirit Among Young People in India: personal reflections, and report by Brian Shell
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Appalachian Rendezvous: The Fellowship, by John Karagoulis
• Greener Grasses: poem by Sean O'Neill
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The Rabbi Who Ascends to Heaven Every Friday Morning, a short story adapted by Don Schwager

May  2009 - Vol. 30 [PDF version of issue]
• The Battle Is the Lord's: Are you ready to fight for him? by Paul Jordan
• Tributes to Steve Clark, by John Barbara, Michael Shaughnessy, Carlos Alonso Vargas, and Andy Kebe
• Books and Articles written by Steve Clark
• God Is in Control, by Jon Wilson
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Home, by Natasha McCastle
• The Glory of the Holy Spirit: quotes from Gregory of Nyssa, Irenaeus of Lyons, Cyril of Jerusalem, and Basil the Great
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The River Flows, song and music by Ed Conlin

April  2009 - Vol. 29 [PDF version of issue]
• What Happened on the Cross? by John of Damascus, plus Gregory Nazianzen, Melito of Sardis, and Augustine of Hippo
• The Redeemer Who Died, by Steve Clark
• The Good News of Easter, by Herb Schneider, S.J.
• The Challenge of Mission in Ireland Today: a report by Louis Power on the Sword of the Spirit Dromantine Conference
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Quotes from Bishop McKeown and Bishop Good on Mission, speakers at the Dromantine Conference in Ireland
• To Faithful Warriors Commeth Rest: calling the next generation to take their place in mission, by Miguel Vargas
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The Hope That Does Not Disappoint: advice for parents in facing new challenges in raising children, by David Touhill
• Losing Justin: on Miscarriage as God's Bitter Word, by Daniel Propson
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Reflections on Serving Others: Ashley Martin shares her experince of a recent mission trip to Mexico
March  2009 - Vol. 28 [PDF version of issue]
• Christ's Humility and Victory by Steve Clark
• Why the Church Needs Saints, by W.E. Sangster
• On Saints and Saintliness, by John Henry Newman
• The Ladder of Divine Ascent: spiritual wisdom from John Climacus, Abbot of St. Catherine Monastery, Sinai, Egypt
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The Agony in the Garden: Love's Surrender, by Jeanne Kun
• Don't Be Afraid – Eat Together! by Gordy DeMarais
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Joan McGreal Has Hung Up Her Boots: A tribute to a missionary of the poor, by Martin Steinbereithner
• Awakened to Eternity: a spiritual journey of poems reflecting on Christ's passion, by Jeanne Kun
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The Seven Last Words of Jesus: paintings and reflections by John Dunne
February  2009 - Vol. 27 [PDF version of issue]
• Living in the New Dark Ages, by Charles Colson
• The Courage to be Different, by Bruce Yocum
• Costly Grace, by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
• Heroes of Faith: The Witness of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, by Donald Bloesch
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Mary of Bethany, by Jeanne Kun
• Receive the Crown of ife: A tribute to Dom Peres, by Aroon Fernandes
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Remembering Dom, by Tony D'Souza
• Back to the Future, by Mike Shaughnessy
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Called to Freedom, How can young people discover true freedom and happiness? by Miguel Vargas
• The Pearl in my Hand, by Blanca Morales
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Lord, Enkindle Me, song by Ed Conlin
January  2009 - Vol. 26 [PDF version of issue]
• Do Christians Have Enemies? Our Lord's kingship is not of this world. Neither are his enemies, by Steve Clark
• Have You Been Tested Lately? by Jerry Munk
• Bad News Bearers: Evangelizing the decent, deserving, and lost, by Daniel Propson
• Jesus, the Word of Life: only one Word can satisfy a hungry world, by Don Schwager
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What if We Really Believed? in the truth of the Gospel, in the power of prayer, in the word of the Lord to us, by John Hughes
• Coffee Ala Koinonia: successful evangelism demands loving and welcoming others, by Georges Farhat
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For his Glory, a poem by Ana Teresa Perrem
• Christ, Ruler of All: portraying Christ in early Christian art

Archives 2008

December 2008 - Vol. 25 [PDF version of issue]
• Aliens and Exiles? What can 1st century Christianity teach us about 21st century living? by Bruce Yocum
• Christians Have Lost Touch with Heaven, by Christoph Schonborn
• Reform Your Lives: the message of John the Baptist, Forerunner of the Redeemer, by Jeanne Kun
• The Real Meaning of Christmas: what the Incarnation means for us, by Steve Clark
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Prepare the Way of the Lord: a meditative poem on Isaiah 40:3-4, by Jean Kun
• The Workplace as a Mission Base: spreading God's Word in the secular business world, by Elie Rizk
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Hearing the Lord's Call to Spread the Gospel Among Students, by Lauren McGowan
• Glory Cry the Angel Choirs, God on earth and man in heaven,
• a Christmas song and audio clip by Ed Conlin
•It is not Good for Man To Be Alone, and not just at Christmas time, by Dr. Martin Steinbereithner
• The Gift of the Magi: a short story about unselfish love, by O. Henry

November 2008 - Vol. 24 [PDF version of issue]
• Have the Gifts of the Holy Spirit Ceased? An Orthodox addresses his fellow Orthodox - a helpful perspective for all Christians as well, by Jerry Munk
•The Written Word of God: Do you read the Word of God as if your life depended upon it? by Steve Clark
• Bible Study on Thanksgiving: Some pointers on how to do a topical Bible study, by Jeanne Kun
• Compassion that Compels Action: Operation Motown in Detroit meets Pat Dajnowicz, by Joshua Rock
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On the Other Side of the Tracks: learning to live as a disciple outside my Christian comfort zone, by Sophie Fountain
•Camp Nazareth Finds Gold in the Hills, by Steve Johnson, Dublin, Ireland
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The Double Life Syndrome: recognizing the challenge youth face, by Mike Shaughnessy, Kairos Director for North America
• The Cedar House, What would you give to him who gave you everything? A new song and audio clip
• by Stephen Jordan, Glasgow, Scotland

October 2008 - Vol. 23 [PDF version of issue]
•The Life of a Disciple: a commentary on the beatitudes, by Steve Clark
•Moving Forward Our Ecumenical Call: an interview with Dave Hughes, Chairman of the Association of Ecumenical Communities
•In the Image and Likeness of God: a scriptural reflection on moral vision and Christian character, by Don Schwager
•This is the Generation - God doesn't have grandchildren, by Tadgh Lynch, Kairos Leader
•Servanthood and Mission: young people learn servant leadership in "urban monasteries"
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Divided by Poverty - United by Love: encountering the work of the Holy Spirit in Uganda, by Joe Fahd
•Then My Eyes Were Opened - and I Recognized Him, by Blanca Morales
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Come, Run After Me, a poem by Ana Teresa Perem

September 2008 - Vol. 22 [PDF version of issue]
•Our Mind Matters: Doctrine has significance because Christianity is based on the truth, by Steve Clark
•I Will Build You a House: We think small - God thinks big, by Dave Hughes, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
•Shadows and Dust:Reflections on a GAP year in London, by Dallas Burkholder
•Distract - Seduce - Addict: Modern marketing promotes addictive behavior in youth, by Mike Shaughnessy, Kairos North America
•Keys to Growth and Maturity: Reflection on the Letter to the Hebrews – Part II, by Don Schwager
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Practical Pointer for Scripture Study: Listening for Jesus'Tone of Voice, by Jeanne Kun
•Come, Let Us Magnify the Lord: song and music by John Hughes, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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Dreaming Out to Sea: New art work by Jamie Treadwell

Summer 2008 - Vol. 21 [PDF version of issue]
• If Anyone Would Come After Me: Jesus is no ordinary master. And what he asks of his disciples is no ordinary commitment, by Steve Clark
• Revelation in the Boundary Waters: Grandmothers be warned and girls watch out for Amazon Woman!
•by Linda Lugginbill, Lansing, Michigan, USA
•Where is the Love? by Tadhg Lynch, Dublin, Ireland
•The Joke's On You, by James Munk, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
• May I Have a Word With You? An Introduction to the Letter to the Hebrews, by Don Schwager, London, UK
•The Martyrs of Uganda, by James Keifer, Arizona, USA
•How Does God Speak to Us? Reflection on the Letter to the Hebrews – Part 1, by Don Schwager
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The Kite Runner: a book review by Jon Wilson, Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA
•An Open Door for Mission: Highlights from the International Coordinators Meeting in Santo Domingo – May 2-6, 2008
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Espanol: Una puerta abierta para la misiσn

June 2008 - Vol. 20 [PDF version of issue]
•Is Christianity a Culture? by Steve Clark
•Bella Italia: a creative retreat with pens and brushes – landscape sketches from central Italy, by Mandy McFadden, Belfast
•Pigeons, Chance, and the Purpose of Life, by Sid O'Neill, Glasgow, Scotland
•Savoring God's Word, being nourished by God's word, by Jeanne Kun, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
• How Mission has changed me, by Mary Shields, Glasgow, Scotland
•The Martyrs of Uganda, by James Keifer, Arizona, USA
• Uganda: Friends in Christ, by Dave O'Connor, Detroit, Michigan, USA
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The Holy Mountain: my vacation in a Greek Orthodox monastery, by John Karagoulis, Lansing, Michigan, USA
•An Open Door for Mission: Highlights from the International Coordinators Meeting in Santo Domingo – May 2-6, 2008
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Espanol: Una puerta abierta para la misiσn

May 2008 - Vol. 19 [PDF version of issue]
•Journey to Neighbor:Following Christ into the darkest places, by David Quintana, Belfast, Northern Ireland
•Good Teacher: What kind of teacher was Jesus of Nazareth?, by Carlos Mantica, Managua, Nicaragua
•The Grace of Pentecost:What does Pentecost mean for us today? by Steve Clark
•Questions at the Crossroads:How are we doing on our journey with Jesus? by Menchie Rojas, Manila, Philippines
•When You're Hot You're Hot: Striving for excellence in youth work, by Mike Shaughnessy, Lansing, USA
•Lessons From Exodus Part IV: A transformed Moses sets the stage for the Tent and Priesthood, by Mark Whitters, Detroit, USA
•Reading the Parables of Jesus:by Don Schwager, London, UK
•Unity and Diversity, The Lamb of God Community in New Zealand, by Roger Foley, Christchurch, NZ
• Kairos 2008- Paracletos:Deeper conversion in the life of the Spirit, by Claire Robinson, Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Stephen (A Garland):poem by Ana Teresa Carranza, London, UK
• Book Review:Creation Regained, by Jon Wilson, Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA

April 2008 - Vol. 18 [PDF version of issue]
•Fear of the Lord:Ignoring God and shunning his judgments is the great sin of our age, by Bruce Yocum, Belfast, UK
•Dying to Defeat Death:The death of Jesus was a victory over death itself, by Steve Clark
•Models of Life:Putting our lives, marriages, and families under the Lordship of Christ, by Bob Tedesco, Pittsburgh, USA
•Mary Magdalene:A portrait of love stronger than death, by Jeanne Kun, Ann Arbor, USA
•Lessons from Exodus Part III: God chooses Israel as he chose Moses, by Mark Whitters, Detroit, USA
•Henry's Question: by Sarah Hughes, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
•Dormtroopers:On the front lines of evangelism in a campus dormitory, Ben Gilbert, Ann Arbor, USA
•On Being a Bulwark, A Philosophical Perspective, by Joshua Birk, Detroit, Michigan, USA
• Manna in the Wilderness:by Ruth Gryniewicz, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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Grass:
a poem based on Isaiah 40, by Daniel Propson, Detroit, Michigan, USA

March 2008 - Vol. 17 [PDF version of issue]
•The Obedient Son:the humility of the Son of the King, by Steve Clark
•Holy, Holy, Holy:Isaiah's Call and Mission - and Ours by Tom Mangan, Pittsburgh, USA
•Rooted in God's Word:One of the most effective ways we can be rooted in Christ, by Jeanne Kun, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
•The Ten Plagues:Spiritual Lessons for us today, by Don Schwager, London, UK
•Plague of the Firstborn and Christ’s Death on the Cross: an artist’s portrayal of redemption, by Yvette Rock, Detroit, USA
•Is it selfish of me to work with the poor: by Ed Conlin, Detroit, Michigan, USA
•In the furnace of God's love:Janice Firn, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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Entering the Heart of the Storm, by Paul Jordan, Leuven, Belgium
• Trees by the Stream:a poem by Ana Teresa Carranza, by London, UKfont face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="-1">
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The Road:Seekers or carriers of the flame? a book review by Jon Wilson, Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA

February 2008 - Vol. 16 [PDF version of issue]
• True Holiness, by Bruce Yocum, Belfast, Northern Ireland
• Digesting the Word, by Tadgh Lynch, Dublin, Ireland
•Simon Peter: transforming weakness into strength, by Jeanne Kun, Ann Arbor, USA
•With Jesus in the Wilderness for Forty Days, by Don Schwager, London, UK
•Confronting Apathy with the Burning Bush: lessons from Moses' life, by Mark Whitters, Detroit, USA
• Humble Pie: pride blinds us to the good around us, by James Munk, London, UK
•Parents, Keep Your Kids in the Real World, by Mike Shaughnessy, Lansing, USA
• Thirty Years Jerusalem: God's call to covenant community, by Sam Geleyn, Leuven, Belgium
•Choice and Pressure: Helping young men choose for radical discipleship, by John Hughes, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
• A Spiritual Journey of Poems for Lent: scriptural reflections, by Jeanne Kun, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

January 2008 - Vol. 15 [PDF version of issue]
• What Is the Greatest Title of All? Whoever would be great among you..., a scriptural reflection by Don Schwager, London, UK
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A Disciple's Yoke: we need not fear a clear statement of the requirements of the gospel, by Bruce Yocum, Belfast, Northern Ireland
•Meeting Failure and Rejection with Faith and Peservance: Lessons from the life of Moses, by Dr. Mark Whitters, Detroit, Michigan, USA
• What Makes Youth Happy? by Mike Shaughnessy, Lansing, Michigan, USA
• Sounds of Silence? In a noisy, busy world, is it possible to find sanctuary and refuge with God? by Brian Shell, Beirut, Lebanon
• On a Mission to Minnesota: “If you want to walk on water, you've got to get out of the boat,” by Barbara Stock, Munich, Germany
• A Grace-less Community: a book review of Too Late the Pharlarope, by Jon Wilson, Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA
• The Art of Seeing: enhancing your spiritual vision – enriching your Christian faith, by Jeanne Kun

Archives 2007

December 2007 - Vol. 14 [PDF version of issue.]
• Pilgrims, Travelers, and Citizens of Heaven, by Jeanne Kun
•When Heaven Explodes With Color: we await our blessed hope, by John Yocum, Manila, Philippines
•Gifts and Graces for All: Part III, the gifts of the Spirit in Isaiah 11:1-5, by Steve Clark
•The Hope of Heaven, by Jeanne Kun
•God in Bethlehem's Cave: a meditation by Don Schwager
•The Real Meaning of Christmas: what the Incarnation means for us, by Steve Clark
•Finding Joy In Seeking God, by Janice Firn, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
• Gratitude: a debt we can never fully repay, by Francisco Aguilar, Monterrey, Mexico
• A Response to God's Call: Women living single for the Lord in Sword of the Spirit communities meet in Monterrey, by Mags Tierney

November 2007 - Vol. 13 [PDF version of issue]
• Rise O People, Called to Worship by Ed Conlin, Detroit, Michigan, USA
• Feast or Famine? Part II: How should we celebrate? by Bernhard Stock, Munich, Germany
•Gifts and Graces We Can Expect: Part II by Steve Clark
•The Sign of Christ's Return in Glory, by Don Schwager, London, UK
• Keeping Faith Alive for Community Kids by John Yocum, Manila, Philippines
• Child-Centered Parenting, by Paul Dinolfo, Lansing, Michigan, USA
•One Day Clearly: an art student from Northern Ireland shares his faith and work, by John Robinson, Belfast
•Anna's Heir: a poem of longing for the Lord's Return by Jeanne Kun

October 2007 - Vol. 12 [PDF version of issue.]

• My Tears Have Become My Bread by Joshua Birk, Detroit, Michigan, USA
• Feast or Famine? Hoave we lost our ability to feast? by Bernhard Stock, Munich, Germany

•Gifts and Graces: Part I - The Breath of God, by Steve Clark
•Zacchaeus and His Unexpected Dinner Guest: what if Jesus came to dinner at your house? by Jeanne Kun
• Planted by His Kind Hands: Αrbol de Vida community celebrates its 30th anniversary, by Claire de Mιzerville, Costa Rica
• Making a Difference in Uganda: university students meet for Christian leadership training, by Dallas Burholder
•A Spiritual Vision Welded: a sculptress shares her faith and work, by Marianne Kantert, Olching, Germany
•Zacchaeus' Tall Tale: a poem by Jeanne Kun, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

September 2007 - Vol. 11 [PDF version of issue]
• A Large Pearl Collection? by Bruce Yocum, Belfast, Northern Ireland
• A Taste of heaven Together: a happy holy holiday with Christian Communities from Europe & Lebanon, by Tagh Lynch, Dublin, Ireland
•Living Generous Lives, by Brian Shell, Beirut, Lebanon
• Preparing Children for a Spirit-Filled Life, by Jerry Munk, Lansing, Michigan, USA
• Answering the Cries: hungry searchers for God in London,by Hannah Gornik, London, United Kingdom
• "A Time to Till and a Time to Harvest": a time of grace for University Christian Outreach in Lebanon, by Sleiman Manassa
•New Springs Rise: poems by Ana Teresa Carranza, London, United Kingdom
•New Vision - Fresh Hope: a photo journey through Poland and Europe by Wojtek Solecki, Bielsko-Biala, Poland

Summer 2007 - Vol. 10 [PDF version of issue]
• Question Mark?, by Paul Jordan, Munich, Germany
•Eternity's Bright Vision: poem and reflection on Jesus' transgifuration, by Jeanne Kun, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
• Man's Mind in God's Perspective - Part II, by Bruce Yocum, Belfast, Northern Ireland
•Facing Poverty: reflections on a micro-mission trip to Mexico, by John Hughes, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
• Emotions: Resources for the Christial Life, by Steve Clark
•Journey to Covenant Community, by Jean-Francois Collet, Brussels, Belgium
• Home: Our Abiding Place, by Jeanne Kun, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
• Beholding His Glory: with Jesus on the Mount of Transfiguration, by Don Schwager, London, United Kingdom
• Word of Life: a community of disciples on mission, by Jon Wilson, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
• Called Together: reflections on the beginning of covenant community in the early 1970s, by Don Schwager
• In Spirit and Truth: new songs and music CD by Sword of the Spirit songwriters
• Glacier, Sea, and Mountain: recent art work by Jamie Treadwell, London, United Kingdom

June 2007 - Vol. 9 [PDF version of issue]
• Man's Mind in God's Perspective, by Bruce Yocum, Belfast, Northern Ireland
•The Grace of Pentecost, by Steve Clark, President of the Sword of the Spirit
• A Transgenerational Call: building communities for generations to come, by Bob Tedesco
•Building a Christian Society - Part II, by Steve Clark
• Restored to Life: The Raising of the Widow's Son, by Jeanne Kun, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
•The First Fruits of Pentecost, a scriptural reflection and prayer on the Jewish celebration of Pentecost
• Charis Community Belfast: a witness of God's grace for unity and reconciliation, by Gary McFadden, Belfast, Northern Ireland
• Minding the Gap in London: speaking to university students about the gospel, by Tadgh Lynch, Dublin, Ireland
•Painting with Light: an artist photographer captures the beauty of God's natural creation, by Don Schwager

May 2007 - Vol. 8 [PDF version of issue, 1.2 Mb.]
• God Loves Faithfulness by Bruce Yocum, Belfast, Northern Ireland
•Building a Christian Society - Part I by Steve Clark, President of The Sword of the Spirit
•Topical Bible Study: by Jeanne Kun, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
• Reading Scripture with the Early Church Fathers, by Don Schwager, London, UK
• Walk on Water: the European Kairos Weekend, by Sean David O'Neill, Glasgow, Scotland
• Christ Has Changed My Life, by Mike D'Amato, Saint Paul, Minnesotta,USA
•The Work of Christ Community, by Jerry Munk, Lansing, Michigan, USA
•Celebrating Life's Blessings, by Beth Melchor, Manila, Philippines
• Painting With the Eyes of Faith: an Irish artist envisions biblical salvation history and the spread of the Gospel in Ireland, artwork by Gerard Kavanagh, Dublin, Ireland

April 2007 - Vol. 7 [PDF version of issue, 1.2 Mb.]
• He Is Risen by Carlos Mantica, Managua, Nicaragua
• The Good News of Easter by Fr. Herb Schneider, Manila, Philippines
•Where's the Joy? by Bruce Yocum, Belfast, Northern Ireland
• Mary Magdalene: Witness to the Risen Lord, by Jeanne Kun, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
• Praise and Thanks: Part IV scriptural orientation to worship series,by Mike Shaughnessy
• Called for These Times: How the People of God community began in Lebanon
•Awakened to Eternity: a spiritual journey of poems for Passiontide and Easter, by Jeanne Kun
•By His Stripes We Are Healed; artwork and reflections on Christ's victory, by Jamie Treadwell

March 2007 - Vol. 6 [PDF version of issue, 1.2 Mb.]
• The Mercy of God's Judgment by Bruce Yocum, Belfast, Northern Ireland
•The Day God Went Crazy: a look at God's extravagant gift of grace, by Carlos Mantica, Managua, Nicaragua
•If Anyone Would Come After Me: the call to be a disciple of Christ, by Steve Clark, President of The Sword of the Spirit
• What Would Jake Do?: what does it mean to live as a disciple of Christ? by Jake Yap, Manila, Philippines
• With Jesus in the Wilderness for 40 Days, by Don Schwager, London, UK
• Inspired Songs and Psalms: Part III scriptural orientation to worship series, by Mike Shaughnessy, Lansing, Michigan, USA
•St. Paul's Outreach: engaging young adults in the life of Christian discipleship, by Gordy Demarais, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
•Hope Clinic International: reaching out to the needy with skilled hands and hearts full of love, by Sherry Snyder, Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA
•Once No People, Now God's People: How the People of God community began 25 years ago in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, USA, by Connie Maletta
• The Exodus Trilogy: a theophany of God's saving presence with his people during their sojourn in the wilderness, prints by Jeanne Kun

February 2007 - Vol. 5 [PDF version of issue, 1.2 Mb.]
• Your Mind Matters by Steve Clark, President of the Sword of the Spirit
• Fear of the Lord, by Bruce Yocum, The Servants of the Word, Belfast, Northern Ireland
• Worship Is Our Service to God: worship is at the heart of the Christian life: Part II on a scriptural orientation to worship, by Mike Shaughnessy
• Reading the Parables of Jesus: an orientation to understanding the parables, by Don Schwager, London, United Kingdom
• Campus Evangelism on the Rebound at the University of Michigan, by Joshua Birk, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
• House of Light and Hope: reaching out to troubled youth and homeless children in Lebanon, by Dr. Robert Caracache, Beirut, Lebanon
• 20 Days... One God" living with the poor in a Bataan bario, by Ian Belmonte, Manila, Philippines
• Nature Painted With Grace: landscapes of Lebanon by David Kurani, The People of God, Beirut, Lebanon
• Sing a New Song to the Lord: inspired songs of praise from Jesed Music Ministry, by Ana Teresa Carranza, Monterrey, Mexico

January 2007 - Vol. 4 [PDF version of issue, 1.2 Mb.]
•Do Christians Have Enemies? by Steve Clark, President of the Sword of the Spirit
•True Holiness, by Bruce Yocum, The Servants of the Word, Belfast, Northern Ireland
•Welcome to Heaven: Our worship of God is meant to transform time and space, making them sacred, by Mike Shaughnessy, USA
•Bringing the Gospels to Life: a way of Christian Meditation, by Jeanne Kun, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
• The Written Word of God: by Steve Clark, President of the Sword of the Spirit
•Steps of Faith: sowing seeds of good news among university students, by Mark Jordan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
•On Fire With the Spirit: beginnings of the Illuminator’s Lamp Community, by Nigol and Rozan Sakalian, Beirut, Lebanon
•Faith, Vision, and Art: paintings and watercolors by Jamie Treadwell, The Servants of the Word, London, UK 
•Come Let Us Sing for Joy to the Lord: a song inspired by Psalm 95, by Dan Turner, Antioch Community, London, UK
•Meeting of Singers “My Inheritance Is the Lord” an open invitation to be held in Guayaquil, Ecuador, July, 2007
 

Archives 2006

December 2006 - Vol. 3[PDF version of issue, 1.2 Mb.]
•The Real Meaning of Christmas: what the Incarnation means for us by Steve Clark, President of the Sword of the Spirit
•Aliens and Exiles: what can first-century Christians teach us about 21st century living? by Bruce Yocum, Belfast, Northern Ireland
•The Letter of James and the Season of Advent: Common Themes by Dr. Mark Whitters, Detroit, Michigan, USA
•Awaiting the Messiah by Jeanne Kun, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
•Scripture: Taking the Word to Heart by Steve Clark, President of The Sword of the Spirit
•Worship in spirit and truth: a scriptural reflection by Don Schwager, London, UK
•How Mission Has Changed Me by Mary Shields, Community of the Risen Christ, Glasgow, Scotland
• A Time of Grace in Uganda: reflections on a mission trip by Mary Teresa Jackson, Community of the Risen Christ, Glasgow
• Called to Community: How the Community of the Risen Christ began in Glasgow, Scotland 25 years ago
•Beacons of Hope by Fr. Pat Egan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
•Reflecting Hope and Redemption Through Art by Yvette Rock, Detroit, Michigan, USA
•His Name Will Be Called a new music video from Songs In His Presence 
•Uniting the Youth Work of the Sword of the Spirit by Mike Shaghnessy

November 2006 - Vol. 2[PDF version of issue, 1.2 Mb.]
•A Time of War, a Season of Grace by Jean Barbara, Beirut, Lebanon
•Journey to Neighbor by Dave Quintana, Belfast, Northern Ireland
•The Son of Man by Carlos Mantica, Managua, Nicaragua
•Is Christianity a Culture? by Steve Clark, President of The Sword of the Spirit
•Rooted in God's Word by Jeanne Kun, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
•The Heart of David by Mike Shaugnhessy, Lansing, Michigan, USA
•The Reluctant Evangelist by Steve Clark, President of The Sword of the Spirit
• Discovering Christ at the University of Michigan by Zach Mabee, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
•Harambee Mission Trip to Uganda, by Paul Jordan
•Family Night by Howard Distzelweig, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
•"Lord Enkindle Me" a new song by Ed Conlin, nominated for UCMVA Song and Songwriter of the Year Award 
•Expressing Eternal Truth in Welded Form by Marianne Kantert, a sculptress from Brots des Lebens, Olching, Germany 
•Training for Victory! equipping youth leaders for today's spiritual battle by David Mijares, Monterrey, Mexico
•Single Women, Women of Hope by Yselle Callo, Ligaya ng Panginoon Community, Manila, Philippines

October 2006 - Vol. 1 [PDF version of issue, 1.2 Mb.]
•Good Teacher by Carlos Mantica, Managua, Nicaragua
•Lord, you know that I love you by Archbishop George Bakouni of Tyre, Lebanon PLUS UPDATE ON WAR AFTERMATH
•The Life of a Disciple: commentary on the Beatitudes by Steve Clark, President of The Sword of the Spirit
•Mere Christian Community by Steve Clark, President of The Sword of the Spirit
•Savoring God's Word by Jeanne Kun, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
•Four Profiles in Discipleship in the Gospel of John by Dr. Mark Whitters, Detroit, Michigan, USA
•A Window of Opportunity: witnessing to university students by Nico Angleys, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
•Ezekiel's Call and Ours by Mercy Potter, London, United Kingdom
•Unity and Diversity: The Lamb of God Community in New Zealand, by Roger Foley, Christchurch, NZ
•Streams in a Thirsty Land: a personal experience of the war in Lebanon by Brian Shell, Beirut, Lebanon
•Road to Emmaus: painting with the eyes of faith by John Dunne, Dublin, Ireland 
•In His Presence: a new season of grace for songs of worship by Jane Terwilliger, Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA
•The Redeemer: Bible Week 2006 by Gavin Walsh, London, United Kingdom
•Fulness of Life: a Retreat for Single Women by Myriam Torres, Ypsilanti, Michigan

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