Take a seat at theological feast

Sunday, May 1, 2011

New Testament Theology: Extending the table
Author: Jon M. Isaak
Jon Isaak has significant ministry experience in Mennonite Brethren circles, most recently as a New Testament professor at MB Biblical Seminary and Fresno Pacific University, and prior to that as a missionary with MB Mission and Service International (now MB Mission)….

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Mennonite Brethren and the Bible

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Mennonite Brethren, like other Anabaptist groups, vigorously pursue the question of identity. Nowhere is this quest more evident than in the field of hermeneutics, which, for the purposes of this article, I will simply define as the science and art of interpreting the Bible.

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News briefs

Sunday, May 1, 2011

ICOMB unites international delegates at CMU; BC flood leaves many homeless; Mennonite Historical Society of Canada unveils news projects; Ottawa summit asks for action against poverty; Ten Thousand Villages marks World Fair Trade Day; Ontario church invests in solar energy system; MCC Canada to reduce programs and staff; Conrad Grebel University College sppoints new president

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Learning from the Bereans

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Text Examined: Acts 17:11 – “There is a city in northern Greece named Veria. Ever heard of it? Probably not, unless I tell you the name in Bible times – Berea. Ever heard if it? Only a million times. There are Berean schools, churches, denominations, Christian bookstores.”

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Short stuff

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Oral researchers in DR Congo collect stories of faith; Canadian baritone honoured; WebPurify filters online profanity

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One message, many voices

Sunday, May 1, 2011

In Mennonite Brethren circles, we often talk about community hermeneutics, and affirm it as the primary way of reading and understanding the Bible. Yet most Sunday mornings, one person stands up and tells everyone else what a certain text means. Is there another way?

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Work ahead!

Sunday, May 1, 2011

As Mennonite Brethren, we say we are people of the Book. If this is true, some natural questions ought to come to our minds. Questions like “Who gets to interpret the text and with what tools?” and “How do we discern if our interpretation is correct?” or “What happens when there is a divergence of opinion?”

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Missionary scholar concludes journey

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Hans Kasdorf, a prominent theologian whose writing guides the mission endeavours of the Mennonite Brethren church, died Mar. 26, 2011, in Fresno, Cal., at 82.

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Alone among believers

Sunday, May 1, 2011

“We promise to uphold you, walk alongside you, to pray for you, and to accept you into the family of God.”

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Net worth

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Website Profiled: www.raisehopeforcongo.org

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Book notes

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Going Missional: Conversations with 13 Canadian Churches Who Have Embraced Missional Life, Authors: Karen Stiller & Willard Metzger; Surprised by God, Author: Alan W. Moffat

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Alberta convention 2011

Sunday, May 1, 2011

“Staying on TRAC (trajectory, replenishment, awareness, choices)” was the theme for the March 18–19 gathering of Alberta MB congregational representatives at Sunrise Community Church, Edmonton. Yet the theme might have very well been “A new normal.”

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The conference delegate’s beatitudes

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall meet God.

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Canadian seminary “bus” is “on the highway”

Sunday, May 1, 2011

“What’s going on with MBBS?” is a question many MBs are asking since the Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary board announced transfer of the Fresno, Cal., operation of the binational institution to Fresno Pacific University effective June 2010 (renamed Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary in January 2011).

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Hans Kasdorf: A Gentleman, a Scholar, and More

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Hans Kasdorf, missiologist and a good friend, died at age 82 on March 26, 2011, in Fresno, California. While he now lives in glory, he also lives on in the memories of his teaching colleagues, students, and grateful missionaries worldwide.

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