December Issue 2014

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Contents of the MB Herald December issue 2014

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Food assistance brings hope in Syria

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

As the war in Syria rages on, Canadian Foodgrains Bank members are continuing to pray for peace, but also responding to the food needs of people affected by the conflict.

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How to say hard things

Saturday, December 27, 2014

I Beg to Differ: Navigating Difficult Conversations with Truth and Love
Author: Tim Muehlhoff
As a young pastor who also wrestles with being a people-pleasing introvert, I wish I had stumbled upon the contents of this book a long time ago; it could have saved a lot of headaches and angst.

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MB studies project grants awarded

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Nina Schroeder, Gil Dueck and Andrew Dyck are the 2014 recipients of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission’s first MB studies project grants.

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An overview of Bethany College

Monday, December 22, 2014
Bethany College students

Inspired by the success of Herbert Bible School in southern Saskatchewan, in 1926, Jacob Lepp, H.A. Willems and John Harder invited Moody graduate George Harms to teach 3…

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Bethany College announces 2015 closure

Monday, December 22, 2014

The board of Bethany College, Hepburn, Sask., emerged from December board meetings with sobering news: the current school year (2014–2015) will be the 87-year-old rural Saskatchewan institution’s final year.

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Evidence of Jesus

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Visions and Appearances of Jesus
Phillip Wiebe
A viable evangelistic strategy in certain unreached areas is to enter a village and ask the locals, “Where is the person who had a vision of a man in white?” So frequent are visions and appearances of Jesus in some regions…

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John Neufeld appointed to Back to the Bible Canada

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

John Neufeld, senior pastor of Willingdon MB Church, Burnaby, B.C., for 15 years, has been appointed Back to the Bible Canada’s first Canadian Bible teacher in its 75-year…

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11-year-old makes a difference

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

What is more impressive at age 11: to deliver a TedxKids talk to an auditorium full of people, to fundraise enough money to provide more than 50 wheelchairs to disabled people in the developing world or to have travelled to Guatemala and want to go back?

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A petition for partnership

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Powerful & Free: Confronting the Glass Ceiling for Women in the Church
Author: Danny Silk
What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “women in ministry”? (a) Nursery worker; (b) Children’s leader; (c) Pastor; or (d) It’s complicated.

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Legacy celebrated as new MCC Centre opens

Monday, December 8, 2014

The new Mennonite Central Committee B.C. headquarters building in Abbotsford, B.C., has been opened officially, with the MCC legacy featured prominently during the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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Homeless in Abbotsford

Monday, December 8, 2014

Mike has had a place to live, but now he needs another one. And he needs a friend. “I did serious time in prison, but I have left crime behind me,” he says. He turns 60 in a few months.

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Problems of homelessness

Monday, December 8, 2014

Homelessness, like most difficult issues, doesn’t go away, although numbers rise and fall. A count of homeless people recently completed by MCC, Salvation Army and other agencies in…

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MCC increases humanitarian assistance in Ukraine

Friday, December 5, 2014

Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is appealing for donations to significantly scale up its humanitarian assistance in eastern Ukraine.

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A guide to following the Prince of Peace

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Peace Catalysts: Resolving Conflict in Our Families, Organizations and Communities
Author: Rick Love
In recent years, attention to peacemaking has been reinvigorated among North American Mennonite Brethren. Rick Love’s Peace Catalysts is a timely resource for two important reasons.

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