Reading good literature: unsettling our lives

Monday, August 1, 2011

As a child, I eagerly anticipated the story hour after dinner when my father would sit down in his La-Z-Boy chair, with my sister and me nestled around…

Read More

Telling God’s story with voices of fire

Monday, August 1, 2011

In 1989, the Canadian government purchased Barnett Newman’s painting “Voice of Fire” to add to the permanent collection of the National Gallery of Canada for a staggering $1.8 million.

Read More

MB Herald summer crossword

Monday, August 1, 2011

Summer reader crossword tests your knowledge of MB history

Read More

Long Beach

Monday, August 1, 2011

She’s been walking this corridor of brown and ash-coloured sand for almost an hour, her walk an easy stride, her body warm with the motion, her head warm…

Read More

From “second conversion” to the helm of Mennonite World Conference

Monday, August 1, 2011

General Secretary-Elect César García reflects on his journey and vision César García, an MB pastor and conference leader from Bogotá, Colombia, was recently appointed general secretary-elect of Mennonite…

Read More

Water poetry

Monday, August 1, 2011

These poems were inspired by Sarah Klassen’s time in the Middle East with Canadian Mennonite University’s Ancient Stones, Living Stones study tour, led by professor Gordon Matties in May 2010.

Read More

Bears, all the time bears

Monday, August 1, 2011

Why is it, all summer all you hear in Alberta mountain parks is bear stories? I mean “stories” as in “jokes:” so-called. Like the old klunker an otherwise…

Read More

The path to forgiveness

Monday, August 1, 2011

“This refers to the time it took to find Candace and therefore the amount of time her body lay frozen in the shed… There is more to this…

Read More

Dora and the Prince of Peace, Part 2

Monday, August 1, 2011

The plot thickens when we meet the cunning Swiper the Fox, who invariably pops out from a hiding spot to steal an essential piece of equipment, or snatch one of Dora’s animated-object friends.

Read More

Fostering Care

Monday, August 1, 2011

Let the Children Come: Preparing Faith Communities to End Child Abuse and Neglect, Author: Jeanette Harder

Teaching that Transforms: Why Anabaptist-Mennonite Education Matters, Author: John D. Roth

After We’re Gone: A Christian Perspective on Estate and Life Planning for Families that Include a Dependent Member with a Disability, Author: Duane Ruth-Heffelbower

Read More

French toast fresh future: 50th anniversary of Quebec conference

Monday, August 1, 2011

With a warm welcome, joyous reunions, godly conversations, and exhortations to continue working to advance the church, the Quebec MB conference (AEFMQ) marked 50 years June 10–12.

Read More

About this issue

Monday, August 1, 2011

I always look forward to the summer issue of the Herald, so it’s with great joy I return to the editor’s desk for this August edition, after a one-year maternity leave. Being a new mom has given me greater appreciation for all kinds of stories, words, images… craft paper, and crayons.

Read More

The end of nice

Monday, August 1, 2011

I had a nice house: the wide front porch my wife always hoped for, a great backyard the kids could frolic in, a garden, a master suite with fireplace and claw-foot tub. It was all so, well, nice. Then God called.

Read More

How Great Thy Art

Monday, August 1, 2011

Woldemar Neufeld’s Canada: A Mennonite Artist in the Canadian Landscape 1925–1995
Editors: Hildi Froese Tiessen & Paul Gerard Tiessen, Laurence Neufeld & Monika McKillen

Read More

Church gives school a shot in the arm

Monday, August 1, 2011

The involvement of several partners has pulled École de Théologie Évangélique de Montréal from the brink of closure. ETEM is in process of merging with partner school IBVIE (Institut Biblique V.I.E., a Christian and Missionary Alliance Bible college) and is drafting an agreement with Université Laval for accreditation. They will also receive funds from the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (CCMBC).

Read More

Subscribe to MB Herald via email

Enter your email address to receive notification of new posts.