MB Herald editor and communications team lead resigns

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Laura Kalmar resigned from her 10-year  ministry with the Canadian Conference of MB Churches, effective Aug. 21, 2015. In late August, Laura began work as associate director of…

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Foodgrains Bank welcomes sustainable development goals

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Canadian Foodgrains Bank welcomes the adoption of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 193 countries, including Canada, during a session of the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 25, 2015.

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PCO gives leaders roots and seeds

Friday, September 25, 2015

Pastors Credentialing Orientation (PCO) “affirmed and strengthened my connection and commitment to the MB family,”  says pastor Greg Bright of Gateway Community, Canora, Sask. Bright was one of 31 leaders who dug…

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Just following the call of God

Thursday, September 24, 2015

An Olympian-turned-lawyer, an English language educator, a businessman with a passion for international development and a couple who have ministered for more than 45 years in Winnipeg’s North End are the recipients of Canadian Mennonite University’s (CMU) 2015 Blazer Distinguished Alumni Awards.

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C2C firsts in Montreal

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

The eyes of Michael and Angelica Touchton welled up in humble appreciation as assessors specifically affirmed both of them in their call to lead the Living Room, a Mennonite Brethren…

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MCC BC Abbotsford relief sale 2015

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) B.C. annual relief sale at the Abbotsford Tradex Sept. 18–19, 2015, raised more than $685,000 to support uprooted and vulnerable people in countries like Syria, Iraq and Ukraine. Funds come from the combined totals of sale items, food concessions, auction, donations and cyclathon.

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New beginnings

Monday, September 21, 2015

The ad on the radio makes me smile: a daughter anticipates Mom’s annual pep talk on the potential for new beginnings. As a mother of four sons, I can…

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Toolkit

Saturday, September 19, 2015

“God, we thank you for your harvest which feeds us so many times each day…. We thank you too for filling us with the water of life. May…

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Camp anniversary

Friday, September 18, 2015

Camp Crossroads celebrates 35 years at its current location in Muskoka, Ont.

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MCC responds to Syrian and Iraqi refugee crisis

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

  To leave or to stay? Many Syrian and Iraqi families face that question as the conflict continues to rage around them. International humanitarian assistance is dwindling and…

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Canadian government to match donations for Syrian refugee crisis

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

*See January 7, 2016 update below* The Government of Canada has announced it will match all donations for the Syrian crisis response dollar-for-dollar through its new Syria Emergency…

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God before, behind and right now

Monday, September 14, 2015

I grew up broken. Acknowledging I needed help wasn’t new. But the extraordinary thing cancer taught me is that in brokenness I can minister. And God shows up….

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Mennonite Brethren leaders meet

Saturday, September 12, 2015
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Representatives from 21 of the 22 national Mennonite Brethren conferences from around the globe met for the International Community of Mennonite Brethren (ICOMB) annual summit held July 26–29, 2015, at Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, Pa.

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What’s your style?

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Spirituality with Clothes On
Author: Gareth Brandt
We all approach life from a particular point of view, shaped by our upbringing, social standing, personality, etc. In Spirituality with Clothes On: Examining What Makes Us Who We Are, Gareth Brandt considers how this apply to our spirituality.

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Seismic shift in Pennsylvania

Friday, September 4, 2015

The 2015 Global Youth Summit (GYS) radically shaped my Anabaptist Mennonite faith. Not because I necessarily learned specific theological understandings, nor even saw God in a new way; no, my faith was transformed because my perspective of the church shifted.

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