Alumni Mosaic

Mosaic Stories

May 20, 2015

Class of 2015

by Sharon Forsyth

HOW BEAUTIFUL THE FEET | Isaiah 52:7 A few years ago Maxine Hancock, our Emerita Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Spiritual Theology, wrote an article* reflecting on the two art installations at the top of the stairs on the 2nd floor at Regent: David Robinson’s SPEAK and Maria Gabankova’s copy of the CRUC... Read more

May 15, 2015


by James Krohn

KRUX Centre for Christianity and CultureAfter pastoring a church on Bowen Island, BC for the past five years, alumnus James "JB" Krohn (MCS 1997) will be returning to South Africa to establish KRUX Centre for Christianity and Culture near the University of Cape Town. The centre will have links with existing university mi... Read more

April 28, 2015

Neighbourhood Connections

by Sharon Forsyth

For alumna Karen Reed started with a vision of reaching out to her neighbours through a simple pot of soup ... MAKING CONNECTIONS, ONE BLOCK AT A TIMEVancouver Foundation’s grants program proves successful in creating local unityWhen they find out that we at the Vancouver Foundation trust them enough to give them a grant, that is the beginning for many of them. - Lidia Kemeny, Directgor of Grants and Community Initiatives, The Vancouver Foundation.Every Thursday evening last summer, Jim Balakshin loaded up a cart with board games at the Gordon Neighbourhood House in Vancouver’s West End and rolled it up the hill to an outdoor plaza at Davie and Bute. With the help of volunteers, he unloaded the games, spread them out on picnic tables an... Read more

March 23, 2015

How Chuang Chua | 1959-2015

by Kaori Chua

“For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.” (Phil. 1:21)This verse had been in the mind of my late husband, How Chuang, as he battled cancer for the last nine months. Now he has gained full restoration of health, all the riches of Heaven, and most of all, the all surpassing joy of meeting Jesus and being with Him... Read more

March 21, 2015

Living a Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions

by Ken Kutney

First a definition: “HES is an idiopathic condition (which means they don't know what, when, where or why) associated with marked peripheral eosinophilia and gastroenteritis. ...HES involves other organs such as the heart, lungs, brain, and kidneys and generally has a progressive fatal course.” (Fauci, Harley, Roberts... Read more