January Issue 2014

Friday, January 31, 2014

Cover art: “Rhythms of Grace”Cyndi Koshowski acrylic on canvas See story page 33  Features Mission call from Highway Embracing small-town ministry 50 ways to care The New Math Columns Editorial:…

Read More

Anabaptists join conversation to Impact Holy Land

Friday, January 31, 2014

Shireen Awwad Hilal, a Palestinian Christian, has hope for Israel-Palestine. “Few people view our situation with hope, and the concept of reconciliation is controversial,” she said at the Impact Holy Land conference Dec. 4–6. “Let us commit to see hope where others see hopelessness.”

Read More

Small group resource big on praxis

Friday, January 31, 2014

Living Ecological Justice: A Biblical Response to the Environmental Crisis Mishka Lysack and Karri Munn-Venn Citizens for Public Justice Sustainable. Green. Climate change. These words have become commonplace…

Read More

Branch: a memoir with pictures

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Branch: A Memoir with Pictures
Author: John L. Ruth
“The story is an inner rainbow, a weaving of words and imagination and visualization,…a marriage of the head and heart,” writes Elaine M. Ward in The Art of Storytelling. Stories can “heal, educate, inspire, motivate, transform, make meaning, entertain and build relationships.”

Read More

A unified global church starts at home

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

From Times Square to Timbuktu: The Post-Christian West Meets the Non-Western Church
Author: Wesley Granberg-Michaelson
A common theme emerges as I listen to the stories of families who have been members of the Mennonite Brethren church in Canada for many years…

Read More

MennoMedia to include “publisher’s statement” in John Howard Yoder books

Monday, January 27, 2014

The board and staff of MennoMedia, the publishing agency for Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada, have issued a statement regarding the continued publication of John Howard Yoder books in light of ongoing discussions of Yoder’s long-term sexual harassment and abuse.

Read More

Funds, Syria peace talks raise hope

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

As international efforts are underway to convince warring parties in Syria to gather for peace talks in Geneva on Jan. 22, 2014, Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is releasing an additional $200,000 to help Syrian families get through the winter.

Read More

Permission to be imperfect

Monday, January 20, 2014

Mother of the Year and other Elusive Awards
Author: Kalyn Falk
When Kalyn Falk was explaining to a reporter why her son jumped in the river, beginning with “our house burned down six weeks ago, and we’ve had a lot of stress,” she realized her family’s story wouldn’t fit in a sound bite. The result is Mother of the Year and Other Elusive Awards, an honest look at the humour and heartbreak of raising a child with profound autism.

Read More

Shakespearean classic illuminates justice and mercy

Monday, January 20, 2014

The Honest Fishmongers’ production of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure at Pacific Theatre (Jan. 17–Feb. 8) breathes life and relevance into one of the Bard’s darker comedies.

Read More

A safe place to play

Friday, January 17, 2014

Four-year-old Oscar Yoadel loves the playground at his daycare, Guarderia Samuelito. He runs endlessly back and forth across the brightly-painted suspension bridge. And with a big grin descends the metal slide after his father, Oscar Pinto, climbed with him to the top.

Read More

A look at 2013

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Highlights of the MB church in the world in 2013

Read More

Rednecks, redemption and reality TV

Friday, January 10, 2014

I’m hooked. I blame Dave Harder and Darren Milley. Dave Harder leads The Journey in Ottawa – a bunch of people on mission, working together for the common…

Read More

One more F-bomb for the road

Friday, January 10, 2014

He took one look at me from across the Vancouver airport restaurant and walked over. With a handshake, he introduced himself as Joe. Before long, we were talking…

Read More

New Rejoice! editor appointed

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Leslie Hawthorne Klinger has accepted the position as contract editor for Rejoice!, a daily devotional released quarterly, co-published by Kindred Productions and MennoMedia.

Read More

They will know us by our theological arrogance

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

I’ve been saying it for years. Those in the evangelical tradition who are perceived to be either liberal or conservative are not that different from one another. An…

Read More

Subscribe to MB Herald via email

Enter your email address to receive notification of new posts.