The Awkward Issue

Issue 14, Summer 2009

Issue 14

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When you question what you’ve assumed is good and normal, things get awkward. In this issue let’s jump in to the mess together and see what we find.

  • Trouble with normal
  • Quick clips from the awkward issue
    Geez Staff
  • Awkward sermon winners
    Geez Staff
  • Child of empire
    Emily Mekash 20
  • Black hand on the Bible
    Will Braun 30
  • Not one of those
    Brenda Melles 39
  • Breaking the law
    Geez Staff 68
  • The danger of civility
    Geez Staff 69
  • Violent means to peaceful ends: Computing Congo’s mineral war
    Dan Leonard 74
  • Lonely Planet guide: Backyard 57
  • A heartfelt cringe
    NIcholas Klassen 10
  • To pull the cord
    Jonathan Wright 18
  • Golden plumbing
    Esther Harder 21
  • The big biblical sell-off
    Nathan Mantey 22
  • A doubter's companion to pending disaster
    Brian Hull 25
  • My Old Grandpa
    Lorne Shuckster 25
  • The ladies bathroom
    Carrie S. Martin 32
  • Not by choice
    Diane Driedger 33
  • gangly, somber and sickly
    Anna Frenette 34
  • No room in the inn
    Michelle Schaafsma 35
  • Tell me the old, old story
    Mandy Smith 36
  • A family of faith
    Anne Dayton 42
  • Maximun Security
    Chris Hoke 46
  • The sexy 700 Club
    John Spalding 47
  • Version C: Accepting the violence-prone fringe
    Robb Grace 50
  • The great indoord
    Robert Jirucha 51
  • The bliss of ignorance
    Dan Schreiber 53
  • Nowhere left to go: The maturation of wanderlust
    Anneli Rufus 54
  • An alien river
    Will Braun 56
  • A guide for Spiritual Tourists
    Hannah Faith Notess 60
  • Farting against thunder: A sermon about Ecclesiastes
    Ted Harrison 63
  • An irrational look at the cross
    Katherine Munnik 64
  • Good God, bad things
    Jenny Rae Armstrong 65
  • Beehive rug
    Leslie Barnwell 66
  • A dying father and an elusive blessing
    Robert Rowen-Herzog 68
  • Youthful idealism 76

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