Is life worth living? The question weighed on Laurie Gibson. Abused in many ways, she described her life as “scared and dark.” Her counsellor suggested she attend women4women, a drop-in group that met at Westview Christian Fellowship (WCF).
Amid growing anticipation and excitement about the Mennonite World Conference Assembly (PA 2015) to be held in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania July 21-26, 2015, a number of questions keep surfacing within North American churches.
Title No Home like Place: A Christian Theology of Place
Author: Leonard Hjalmarson
Books on a theology of place are becoming popular, attempting to marry theology and missiology to one’s geography.
Canadian Mennonite University is pleased to announce it will host Dr. Henry Janzen as its first-ever scientist-in-residence. Janzen, a research scientist in soil biochemistry at the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada research centre in Lethbridge, Alta., will be on campus Feb. 2–6, 2015…
Title: We Make the Road by Walking: A Year-Long quest for Spiritual Formation, Reorientation and Activation
Author: Brian D. McLaren
“The road of faith is not finished. There is beautiful land ahead…waiting to be explored. It will take a lot of us, journeying together to make the road.”
In Cabaret, Haiti, 39 kilometers outside the capital city of Port-au-Prince, breezes flutter the sheer fabric hanging in the doorway of Gladys Joseph’s new home. There’s room in the yard for her children to play. And, for the first time since she was sent to Haiti’s capital city as a child, she has a garden – corn, beans, manioc and okra.
People have been coming to this continent in a more or less steady stream for the past few hundred years. It was once fashionable to call the early waves of these newcomers “settlers,”…
Drawing out, not writing off, people with dementia Is it possible for someone to enjoy meaningful life when they’re dependent? Can someone be the same person they used…
Unwrapping a not-so-simple statement 1 John 4:8–10 Being a pastor’s kid can be a horrific ordeal, but my experience was pretty positive. My memories are similar to those…
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