Rev. Janet Ryu-Chan started the day with a body prayer—a prayer we pray with the body, not with words. "You take your hands," she started, "and face them down. Then face them up. Then wrap your arms around yourself. And then spread your arms. And repeat … "So … [...]
"I hear there are drugs that can help me live. Can you help?" The woman was thin, her face drawn. We sat in a small dark room in a house in the urban slums of Blantyre, Malawi. I still remember the despair of not having an answer. It was [...]
On behalf of Faith Presbyterian Church, Fort McMurray, Alta., I would like to pass on our appreciation and thank-yous for the articles you wrote about Faith Church and Fort McMurray in the September and October issues of the Presbyterian Record. We all enjoyed reading them and also enjoyed your visit [...]
I find myself preparing both for a death, in a way, of something that I have nursed with my mind and my energy and with the companionship of my amazing colleagues, and for the birth of a new life that is growing inside me.
So here we are, putting the final touches on the final issue of the Presbyterian Record. It’s hard to believe this is the last time I’ll have the thrill of looking through all our readers’ art contest entries.
I'm still in shock. I just read about your ‘death’ moments ago in the newest Faith Today magazine. Your demise is a sad reflection on the state of magazines—even denominational magazines. Maybe the PCC wants to buy it back for a dollar and keep it going with some hard Presbyterians [...]
A group of us from St. Andrew’s, Saskatoon, were discussing that the Presbyterian Record will no longer be after this year. We are dismayed to lose such an outstanding publication. As our denomination continues to shrink, the magazine has performed an important role in keeping us in touch nationally. It [...]