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CURRENT ISSUE: Volume 29, Number 2, Fall 2017 / Profile

Hans Boersma on the Tragedy of the Reformation

In this interview, Boersma widens the lens through which we view the Reformation: he traces the currents of thought that led to a split between earthly and heavenly reality, which in turn, informed the Reformation, and continue to influence modern Christian thought and life. He encourages lament at the tragedy of the Reformation, yet also offers a hopeful look into what can be done (and what already has been done) to work toward reunification.   More…

Shopping for the Good

Wayne (MCS 2012, Marketplace) and Shelley Jones import and sell kantha blankets, made by Bangladeshi women from reclaimed sari cloth. The business is called dignify, and it arose from a class and a relationship at Regent. In this interview, hear the unlikely story of how the business started, get tips on ethical buying, and learn how God can be found in spreadsheets and Photoshop.   More…

The School of the Parish

Julie Canlis recounts the lessons of a Scottish Parish, where her book, A Theology of the Ordinary, took shape. Thirteen years in Scotland taught her that Godspeed might be about slowing down to catch up with God.   More…

Volume 29, Number 1, Winter 2017

A Tree Can't Live in Space

Jo Swinney recounts how she came to realize that she had come to neglect the here and now in her conception of home: "Rather than panic about my sense of profound homelessness, I found a way to spiritualize the nomadic life I assumed I would continue to lead. It wasn’t hard. I saw myself as an Abram, ready to up sticks and trek into the unknown at the faintest whisper of God’s call."   More…

A Sacred Patch of Carpet

Bestselling author and international speaker Gary Thomas tells the story of his and his family's move from the Pacific Northwest to Houston, Texas. He reflects on missing the beauty of his old home and how a patch of carpet in his new church becomes a new sacred space.   More…

Redeeming Public Space

"There is no such thing as a public space without an embedded narrative. ... In my professional life as an urban planner, my aspiration is to work toward the redemption of these narratives, to seek ways of shaping public spaces with reference to the Christian narrative of hope." Urban planner Iain MacPherson explores paths toward redeeming public space.   More…

This Is the Place

Follow Carolyn Arends into the recording studio as she reflects on songwriting, spirituality, and her experience at Regent College.   More…

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