MBs sharpen each other through study

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Mennonite Brethren leaders from across Canada met in Kitchener, Ont., Oct. 27–29, 2011, for a biennial study, rooted in the Anabaptist tradition of seeking Bible-based clarity and meaning…

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Six freak-out-free ways to read Revelation

Thursday, December 1, 2011

In the flashlight’s green glow, my Bible camp counsellor revealed the secrets of the end times: “If you dial a number with three 6s, you empower the Beast!”…

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Radiating the risen Christ

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Éric Wingender died suddenly Oct. 5, 2011, after suffering a massive heart attack. He was born Nov. 22, 1956, in St-Eustache, Que., to Noël Wingender and Madeleine L’Heureux….

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Nonagenarian still comes to learn

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Jake Balzer is not a pastor, but neither profession nor age prevents the ninety-something from attending Canadian conference events. As early as the 1960s, he began attending conventions….

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And then comes the end

Thursday, December 1, 2011

The New Testament writers quite obviously held that the coming of the Lord was near…. If a preacher today [in 1980] should announce as his topic: “Behold, I Come Quickly,” or “The Coming of the Lord Is Near,”

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Just passin’ through?

Thursday, December 1, 2011

I guess we’ve all been “left behind.” According to what might have been the largest collaborative prediction of the return of Christ, we missed the rapture on May 21, 2011.

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Voice instructor falls silent

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Bethany College, Hepburn, Sask., mourns the sudden loss of Carl Goerz, an adjunct music instructor at the college.

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Mennonite in Blue Jeans

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Mennonite in Blue Jeans: a Lenten Journey
Author: Rhona Langley
Rhoda Janzen (Mennonite in a Little Black Dress) and Rhonda Langley (Mennonite in Blue Jeans: a Lenten Journey) have proven with their two books that no two Mennonites are alike. In fact, Rhoda and Rhonda share some similarities, as Rhonda points out at the beginning of her book.

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The Beginning and the End: Rereading Genesis’s Stories and Revelation’s Visions

Thursday, December 1, 2011

The Beginning and the End: Rereading Genesis’s Stories and Revelation’s Visions
Author: Michael W. Pahl
After years of drought on good and accessible biblical theology for the informed layperson, Michael W. Pahl offers a refreshing new publication entitled, The Beginning and the End: Rereading Genesis’ Stories and Revelation’s Visions. This well-written, well-organized book is a short study (106 pages) in how to (re)-read the opening chapters of Genesis and the concluding chapters of Revelation with new and fresh insight.

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Struck down but not destroyed

Thursday, December 1, 2011

How do you respond when disaster strikes? The recent earthquakes and tsunamis that pummeled Japan were devastating for millions of children, men, and women. Yet, for Wendy Eros, MB missionary to Japan, they were also an opportunity.

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Page from the Past

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Features previously published articles from the MB Herald

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The beginning of the end

Thursday, December 1, 2011

We stopped newspaper delivery to our house a few months ago. With two toddlers underfoot, I rarely have time to read the paper anymore. When I do carve out space to reflect on the world, I find it easier to go online for news.

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Kingdoms now and then

Thursday, December 1, 2011

The majestic strains of Handel’s chorus stir the hearts of many this time of year, as choirs perform The Messiah in venues from Charlottetown to Winnipeg to Victoria. The music is familiar, the words inspired.

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Open letter to all Canadian MB churches

Thursday, December 1, 2011

The Quebec MB conference is going through a difficult time with the loss of Éric Wingender, visionary leader of École de Théologie Évangélique de Montréal (ETEM). In addition to his contributions as a theologian, leader, family man, and friend, Éric was also the face of ETEM to the rest of Canada.

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Defending Constantine

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Defending Constantine
Author: Peter J. Leithart
Jesus inaugurated Christianity; Constantine inaugurated Christendom. This is a story that needs telling again.

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