December 2004 cover image: Mary prays over Jesus lying in the manger in a stained glass panel created by Jack Dardick.

Vol 19 No 8 December 2004


National Bishops's Turn


Seeking Pastors

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Where Art Meets Faith

by Bill Radunsky—Liturgical art is enjoying a resurgence in our churches. Does it contribute to our spirituality or is it just decoration?

Remembering the Silences

by Rev. Glen Nelson—On December 6, 1989, 14 young women were senselessly killed at ''Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal. Rev. Glen Nelson reflects on the implications of this massacre.

Christmas in Contrast

by Esther McIlveen—Esther McIlveen takes us on a historical visit to Bethlehem, Christ's birthplace. In many ways, things aren't that different there now.

Also In this Issue:

Don't drive to church

by Pam Chamberlain—Saddle up and join the more than 100 people who attended the Western Service at Bethel Lutheran Church in Lea Park.

What is my Foundation?

by Joyce Hoey—One woman shares the story of her marriage breakup and how she coped with it.

Overcoming Stigma

by Erich and Miranda Weingartner—Who sinned, the disciples wanted to know of Jesus when they met a man who was born blind.