A renewed rhythm of life

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

  I’m not sure which was more stressful: the fact that I was 35 years old and connected to an electrocardiogram machine, or the dawning realization that my…

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Sunday Morning Reverie

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

  I lift mine eyes unto the ceiling. Above the cacophony of banter and drums grinding chords and grimacing voices the music begins to flow. Great slender lamps…

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Striving to be good for nothing?

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

I’ve been hearing more and more people talk about “holidays with meaning.” It seems folks want to make a difference while travelling the world, so they use their…

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CMU to celebrate 10th anniversary with spring concerts

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Choral singing has been a beloved Mennonite activity for more than 100 years, and Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) will commemorate its 10th anniversary with two spring concerts: Mar. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Westminster United Church, Winnipeg, and Mar. 27 at 3:00 p.m. in Mennonite Collegiate Institute’s (MCI) Buhler Hall, Gretna, Man.

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“On the Lent”

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

A number of years ago, my seven-year-old nephew invited a friend over to play. When asked if he would like some pop to drink with lunch, he responded, “No.”

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Letters

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Injustice should not stand, re: Northview Community Church; The other side of Remembrance Day, re: January; Positive approach a critical first step, re: January; Convictions wanted, re: January; Terms of creation discussion confusing, re: January; Darwin’s Intelligent Design, re: January; Basic Truths, re: January; Shotgun approach to creation, re: January; Mixing lies with truth, re: January; Looking forward to further discussion, re: January

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Prayer: putting our heart where our mouth is

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Pondering prayer is somewhat like looking through a periscope for one object in the vastness of the ocean. Numerous volumes about prayer flood the shelves of Christian bookstores and an avalanche of new releases on the subject from online sources can fill email inboxes. Yet, even with commentaries, multiple Bible translations, and all these resources, many still yearn for intimacy with the almighty God of the universe.

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Promontory goes downtown

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

In response to rapid growth, the eastern Fraser Valley’s youngest MB church has purchased and begun renovations on a retail building.

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Page from the Past

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Pages from past editions of the MB Herald

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Challenges after the quake

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

MCC’s responses to the disaster have come from around the globe: 39 countries donated $14 million, Mennonite churches in neighbouring Dominican Republic immediately offered material aid, a Work and Learn team from Paraguay, Guatemala, and Costa Rica cleared rubble for six long days in July, 15 volunteer structural engineers evaluated buildings for soundness, and Californian engineer James Mwangi spent a year training Haitians to build earthquake- and hurricane-resistant houses and supervising construction of 200 homes for families of people living with a disability.

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Waves of hope

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

The waves came fast and hard, decimating coastal communities in 14 countries along the Indian Ocean, killing thousands in minutes. Among the countries hardest hit during the December 26, 2004, Asian tsunami was Thailand.

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“I’m learning to reduce the stress in my life”

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Biblical affirmations for mental health and well-being

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Short stuff

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

“Healing Memories” now available in four languages; Starfield, Chic Gamine get Juno nomination

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News briefs

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Flooding in Pakistan displaces millions; MCC relocates Egyptian workers; Sexual violence in Haiti rises; B.C. Christian News ceases publication; CMU launches bachelor of business administration degree; Max Canada Insurance offers grants to congregations in need; Commissioners not to refuse solemnization contrary to beliefs; Mennonite Church USA affirms 2013 Convention location; Food study travels to Guatemala

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The gift of skepticism

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

“Like all true believers, he was deeply skeptical,” writes Malcolm Muggeridge in tribute to Blaise Pascal (The End of Christendom).

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