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January 2014 • Vol. 71
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April/May 2014 • Vol. 73
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    Extending God's Kingdom on Earth

“This Good News of the kingdom will be proclaimed to the whole world 
as a witness to all the nations” (Matthew 24:14)

June/July 2014 • Vol. 74
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The Fire of the Holy Spirit
“He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire” (Matthew 3:11 and Luke 3:16)

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October/November 2014 • Vol. 76
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Faith to Live By
“The life I now live... I live by faith in the Son of God who loved me and gave his life for me” (Galatians 2:20)

• In This Issue: Living By Faith
• What Is Faith, and Growing In Faith, by Steve Clark
• How Come They Never Told Me, and From Evidence to Faith, by Carlos Mantica
• The Fruit of a Faith-filled Life, by Derek Prince
• Faith Is the Daily Bread that God Gives Us, by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
• Speaking About Jesus Christ, and Earning the Right to Be Heard, by Jim Berlucchi
• A Scriptural Journey with the Followers of Jesus, and Zacchaeus' Encounter with Jesus, by Jeanne Kun
• Covenant Christian Community, by Bob Tedesco
• The Cutting Edge of Our Call as a Christian Community Is Simply to Be, by Roger Foley
• Giving Our All to God, by Tom Caballes
• Growing in Love as Brothers and Sisters in Christ, by Don Schwager
• The God of the Locks, and Transplant Shock, by Michael Shaughnessy
• Youth-Works Detroit and Youth Initiatives Belfast
• My Amazing Experience with Detroit Summer Outreach, by Chelsea Duff
• New Testament Affirmation of Singleness, by Dr. Barry Danylak
• New Growth and Update - Servants of the Word, Bethany Association, and Brotherhood of Hope
• Scenes from Lebanon - A New Art Series, by David Kurani
• Zacchaeus' Tall Tale, verse by Jeanne Kun

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December 2014 / January 2015 • Vol. 77
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Jesus Christ – Hope for All Peoples
“He will cause justice to be victorious – and his name will be the hope of all the world”
- Matthew 12:20,21 (NLT)

• In This Issue: What do we hope for?
• The Promise of the Lord’s Return, by Daniel Keating
• When Heaven Explodes with Color: We Await Our Blessed Hope, by John Yocum
• “I Stand at the Door and Knock,” An Advent Sermon by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
• Citizens of Heaven, by Corrie Ten Boom
• Prayer is the Language of Hope, by Christoph Schonborn
• The Prayer of the Ever-living Christ, by Edith Stein
• Our Hearts Will Rise, An Advent Prayer and Song, by Ed Conlin

• Community Is a Sign of the Coming Kingdom, by Eberhard Arnold
• A Community of Disciples on Mission, by Bob Tedesco
• Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
• Training for Kairos Mission, by Paul Jordan, John Mamonluk, Christine Doyle, B.McGlinchey, C.Holmes
• Bible Week: Learning and Growing Together, by Mark McMorrow, Mary McCarthy, and Karl Ghosn
• We’re All Adolescents Now, and From Here to Maturity, by Tom Bergler
• What Is Wrong with the World? I Am and You Are!, by Tom Caballes
• Hearing God in Meditation , and Spiritual Lobotomy, by Sam Williamson
• Whole Likeness Are We? Being Formed in the Character of Christ, by Don Schwager
• God in the Manger at Bethlehem, An Advent / Christmas Sermon by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
• You Shall Call his Name Jesus, and Jesus: A Portrait of Humility, by Jeanne Kun


January 2013 • Vol. 65
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Call to Greatness 
“I will show you a still more excellent way” 
(1 Corinthians 12:31)

Lent 2013 • Vol. 66
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More of Him – Less of Me 
“By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, 
if you have love for one another” (John 13:35)

April/May 2013 • Vol. 67
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June/July 2013 • Vol. 68
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August/September 2013 • Vol. 69
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January 2012 • Vol. 56
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February 2012 • Vol. 57
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March 2012 • Vol. 58
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April 2012 • Vol. 59
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May/June 2012 • Vol. 60
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July/August 2012 • Vol. 61
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• International Gathering of the Sword of the Spirit Coordinators May 2012
• Saints, Missionaries, and Martyrs
• Witnesses of Our Master, Jesus Christ, by Archbishop George Bacouni 
• Reflections from ICM Participants
• Youth Work and Mission Challenges, and The Juvenilization of Culture
• St. Juvenile Church, by Michael Shaughnessy
• What Is a Front End Digger Doing in Our Pool? by Roger Foley
• Confessions of a Man with a Sick Identity, by Sam Williamson
• Love Beyond Measure, by Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153)
• You Can't Take It with You: Parable of the Rich Fool, by Jeanne Kun
• Surprised by Zeal, by PM Graham
• Joyful Weekend Retreat for Koinonia, by Camille Chippewa
• How I Found Christian Community, by Lucy Trewinnard
• A Showering of God's Favor, by Mark Jordan
• "Send Me, Lord", by Elyssa Fawaz
• Digging Deeper and Growing Stronger, by Marie-Sophie Vanderstuyft
• Learning to Plant: A Reflection on My GAP Year of Service, by Rebecca DePoe
• The Bone Surgeon: A Life-Changing Story: Part 1, by Andrzej Solecki
• Let Me Start from the Beginning: introduction to the book, by Andrzej Solecki
• Plague of Violence, Recent art work by Yvette Rock
• The Miraculous Insistence of Life, A poem by Sean O'Neill

September 2012 • Vol. 62
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• The Three Greatest Needs of the Christian Church , by Bob Tedesco
• Discipleship: For Super-Christians Only? by Dallas Willard
• Community of Disciples In and Through Jesus Christ, by Dietrich Bonhoeffer 
• If Anyone Would Come After Me - the Cost of Discipleship, by Steve Clark

• Empowering a Generation in Mission, an interview with Sam Geleyn
• A Kairos Generation Ready to Serve, an interview with Leah Moran
• Dreaming Bold Dreams, by Laura McAllister
• Kicked Through the Door, by Aaron Galer
• Only Through God's Grace, by Will Cannon

• Fully Engaged, Fully Betrothed, by Joanie Nath
• I Wonder If We Are All Spiritually Insane? by Sam Williamson
• The Bone Surgeon: My Great Revolution, Chapter 5, by Andrzej Solecki
• Bonfire, Bicycle and Freaks, Chapter 6, by Andrzej Solecki
• From Seed to Tree, writer Amin Kurani and artist Jamie Treadwell
• The Hill, a poem by Sean O'Neill

October/November 2012 • Vol. 63
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Love and Friendship 
A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity (Proverbs 17:17)

• Reflections on Friendship, by Dave Quintana 
• Friendship, Health, & Wisdom are Essential, by Augustine of Hippo (354-430) 
• Cementing Friendship with Brotherly Love & Mutual Care, by John Chrysostom 
• Love and Friendship, by Christoph Schφnborn
• Christ's Example of Love and Friendship, by Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274)

• From Father to Son: Things My Dad Taught Me About Life, by Ted Kennedy
• Trust Your Strengths/Know Your Limits, One Dad/One Father, by Ted Kennedy
• Empty Until Filled With Him, by Mary Schaefer
• Finding God's Glory in Broken Places, by Camille Chippewa

• Perseverance and the Strength to Finish Well, by Don Schwager
• The Spiritual Quagmire of Self-Esteem, by Sam Williamson
• Movie Master, by Michael Shaughnessy
• He's Not My Superhero, by Dr. Dan Keating

• The Bone Surgeon: “Don’t Drink!” and Staszek’s Story, Ch 7, by Andrzej Solecki
• Adventures With the Light of the Word, Chapter 8, by Andrzej Solecki
• Scenes From the Holy Land, watercolors by David Kurani
• There's a Wideness in God's Mercy, poem Frederick William Faber (1814-1863)

December 2012 • Vol. 64
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Jesus Christ – Ruler of All 
“The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Messiah, and he will reign for ever” (Revelations 11:15)

• The Son of Man, by Fulton J. Sheen (1895-1979) 
• The Spirit Prepares Us to Receive the Son of God, by Irenaeus of Lyons (130-200) 
• Exalted Over All: the Victory of the Redeemer, by Steve Clark
• The Two Comings of Christ, by Thomas Hopko 

• Prisoners of Hope: Reflections for Advent, by Dave Quintana
• Scripture Reflections on the House of David, by Jeanne Kun
• Jesus: A Portrait of Kingship, by Jeanne Kun

• A Broken Man and a Broken City, by Martin Jordan
• Learning to Love, by Thomas Ryan
• Personal Encounters, by Finja Schmidt
• Breaking Barriers and Buiding Bonds Across Borders, by Stephen Bick
• Serving the Dying of Kolkota and Filled With God's Blessing, by Marc Barbara

• The Debtor Who Wouldn't Go Away, by Ted Kennedy
• Waiting to Honor, by Ted Kennedy
• Who Needs a Life of Purpose? by Sam Williamson
• Christ Ruler of All: Portraying the Lord in early Christian Art, by Don Schwager

• David, Prototype of Jesus the Anointed Messiah, by Damasus Winzen, OSB
• He Lived Among Us: A Christmas reflection, by Jean Andres
• Glory Cry the Angel Choirs, by Ed Conlin

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