“I am simply overwhelmed”

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Seminary honours servant leader for evangelistic work “The honour is huge and too heavy for a small man,” said David Manuel, an East Indian minister working with South…

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Delegates experienced Vancouver

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Seeing the city as a major urban mission field Vancouver is an international city. It’s one of the least churched major cities in North America. It’s a city…

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Living their history: Canadian MBs look back to the future

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

The 90th convention of the Canadian Conference of MB Churches As MBs from around the world gathered in Metro Vancouver to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Mennonite…

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Big wins in Vancouver

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

While Vancouver is known as the world-class city that hosted the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, North American Mennonite Brethren will remember this city as the backdrop for another once-in-a-lifetime event: Celebration 2010, a weeklong occasion July 12–18 celebrating the 150th anniversary of the MB church.

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Young leaders engage each other and conference

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

“What is emerging adulthood?” and “How do we deal with it?” were questions raised on the floor of Renewing Identity and Mission sessions. An answer to the second…

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Discovering together who we were, are, and will be

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Renewing Identity and Mission: a consultation on MB history, theology and calling “After 150 years, you’d think we’d know who we are,” one participant noted at the Renewing…

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Marking the way for past and future generations

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

A North American celebration of 150 years of the MB church At the winter Olympics earlier this year, the stylized image of an inukshuk was everywhere. Inuksuit, used…

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Wanted: A picture worth a thousand words

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Every summer, my wife and I mark a variety of milestones. We commemorate good times and bad with friends and family: weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, the day my father-in-law passed away. By the end of August, we have prayed many blessings, eaten too much cake, blown out lots of candles, and expanded our photo album.

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September Transitions 2010

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Introducing Kevin O’Coin, Raymond Bystrom, Frank E. Johnson

Changes for Lawrence Ressler

Farewell to Shar Warkentin

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Net worth

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

A new website by Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Canada Indigenous Work program dismantles stereotypes and myths about indigenous Canadians.

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MCC worker killed

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

A Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) worker in Afghanistan, Glen D. Lapp of Lancaster, Pa., was killed in early August in a shooting incident in Afghanistan’s northeastern Badakhshan province. While others have died in MCC service from natural causes or accidents, Lapp was the second MCC worker known to have been targeted and killed.

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Growing ministry bears fruit – and vegetables

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

The idea of community gardening has exploded across Canada. Raised beds, large plots, and, in a few places, entire fields are devoted to the cause. Gardens are bursting with corn, tomatoes, cauliflower, broccoli, carrots, onions, leeks, cucumbers, zucchini, potatoes, and more. But to certain MB churches in Ontario, Manitoba, and B.C., gardens are about more than vegetables – they are ministry.

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Traversing the MB world

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

The Mennonite Brethren Church Around the World: Celebrating 150 Years
Editor: Abe Dueck
The Mennonite Brethren Church Around the World: Celebrating 150 Years takes its readers on a global pilgrimage visiting 18 countries on five continents. Historically, pilgrims embarked on their sometimes arduous journeys in quest of insight and inspiration, and the sponsors of this commemorative volume hope it will accomplish precisely that.

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About this issue

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

This past summer, Canadian and U.S. Mennonite Brethren gathered in B.C. to celebrate the 150th birthday of the MB church. Canadian MBs also celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Canadian conference. It was a rich week in which MBs looked to the past, took stock of the present, and moved towards the future.

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MCC and MEDA collaborate for Haiti’s homeless

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Haitians left homeless by January’s earthquake are getting construction help from a collaborative venture of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) and Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA).

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