• Refugee-Feature

    They’re part of our family now

    Sunday, May 1, 2016

    It became personal. In September 2015, a photo of a young child from Syria washed up on a beach “was everywhere,” says Travis Barbour. “[My wife] Whitney and I felt righteous anger; we have a child about the same age.

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    Do Something

    Sunday, May 1, 2016

      When my 16-year-old daughter Alketa saw the photo of the little boy washed up on the beach, her heart broke for people from Syria. She was compelled…

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    How to work and share across differences

    Sunday, May 1, 2016

    What is the point of building relationships with people who believe differently than us?

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    Unexpected blessing

    Sunday, May 1, 2016

      pace space When they arrived in Prince George, Westwood’s first Syrian family walked into a fully stocked kitchen. The support team had conscientiously researched staple foods for…

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Young “hands of Jesus” pick up the hammer

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Through MDS’s Summer Youth Project, “youth learn construction skills and interact with people from different backgrounds from all over.”

Jun
24

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Modern spiritual journeys in historical book

Daughters in the House of Jacob: A Memoir of Migration Dorothy Peters & Christine Kampen Kindred Productions “How did we get here?” The newest publication of the MB…

Amalgamation deepens faith roots

Menno Homes

Menno Homes, a 53-year-old Mennonite Central Committee-initiated ministry, will deepen its faith emphasis and broaden its reach by amalgamating with Christian Horizons, July 1, 2016.

Jun
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Church anniversary – Coaldale

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“Great is Thy Faithfulness” was the theme of the Apr. 24, 2016 morning service on the 90th anniversary of the first Mennonite Brethren church in Alberta, Coaldale MB….

Jun
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Mennonite Archival Image Database grows

Southern District Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches meet

On the eve of its first anniversary, the Mennonite Archival Image Database (MAID) welcomes the Mennonite Library & Archives (ML&A) at Fresno (Cal.) Pacific University as our newest archival partner.

Documentary captures CO experience

The Last Objectors Writer/Director: Andrew Wall Producer: Trevor Suffield Executive Producers: Kyle Bornais, Cam Bennett “The [Mennonite Heritage Centre] archives wanted to capture the spirit of conscientious objectors…

Jun
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Unless a seed…

Photo courtesy of Bethany College

June 1, 2016, the Bethany board and vision group working committee announced that a discipleship program will begin on the Hepburn campus in fall 2017.

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Passing the baton: MBBS board names new president

During the January 2016 Week of Prayer, MB churches across Canada were called to prayer and fasting for a new president for Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary. On May…

Life & Faith

Refugee-Feature

They’re part of our family now

Sunday, May 1, 2016

It became personal. In September 2015, a photo of a young child from Syria washed up on a beach “was everywhere,” says Travis Barbour. “[My wife] Whitney and I felt righteous anger; we have a child about the same age.

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Stories in Art

Sunday, May 1, 2016

For my son Nur Amar. God is my light [nur] and my salvation – whom shall I fear? (Psalm 27). His name [nur] means “light.” —Lamia’ Bahnam Yshua This artwork by an…

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Do Something

Sunday, May 1, 2016

  When my 16-year-old daughter Alketa saw the photo of the little boy washed up on the beach, her heart broke for people from Syria. She was compelled…

Vwpt.1779945LowRes

How to work and share across differences

Sunday, May 1, 2016

What is the point of building relationships with people who believe differently than us?

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Happy mother’s and father’s day!

Sunday, May 1, 2016

I asked seniors for a glimpse into a childhood moment when they felt a parent’s love. Their stories show that, while some things change, love – and its memory – endure.
—Angeline Schellenberg

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The Lam family reunites

Sunday, May 1, 2016

The Lam family, refugees from Vietnam, were reunited in 1984 after five years of separation (l-r): Ken, Van Tao Lam, May and Wayne. A group from Delta Mennonite…

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