A hard look at Canada

Monday, February 27, 2017

Yours, Mine, Ours: Unravelling the Doctrine of Discovery  Cheryl Woelk, Steve Heinrichs, eds. Mennonite Church Canada I do not especially enjoy thinking about the systemic causes of my…

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Writing the vision and making it plain: Wally Kroeker

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Wally Kroeker retires June 30, 2017, after a lifetime of serving the MB family in communications, most recently as editor for MEDA’s publication Marketplace. MB Herald copy editor…

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Church celebrates 90th anniversary

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Steinbach (Man.) MB Church celebrated their 90th anniversary Jan. 8, 2017. Under the theme “Legacy: Past, Present and Future,” former pastors Bill Lehman and Keith Poysti gave a…

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How beautiful are the feet

Saturday, February 25, 2017

A tale of two slippers over three-and-a-half-decades of ministry A pair of slippers crafted from fine leather, we caught the eye of a Canadian couple visiting relatives in…

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Spreading hope with Southridge Jam Company

Friday, February 24, 2017

For its 12-year history, Southridge Shelter at Southridge Community Church (St. Catharines, Ont.) has helped people get themselves out of a jam; now the ministry is also getting…

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Two baptisms and a new year

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

“I want to start 2017 as a baptized Christian.” Biniam Solomon, a recent immigrant from Eritrea to Kitchener, Ont., made this announcement in December. On New Year’s Eve,…

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Can social justice and evangelism be partners?

Monday, February 20, 2017

title: Return to Justice: Six movements that reignited our contemporary evangelical conscience
Authors: Soong-Chan Rah & Gary VanderPol
Preaching or a cup of cold water?

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Bethany 2.0 to launch Thrive

Friday, February 17, 2017

Young adults can struggle with their faith, especially during the first years away from home. Bethany College, Hepburn, Sask., – whose last academic class graduated April 2015 –…

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Mission-minded board increases collaboration

Thursday, February 16, 2017

The Executive Board of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches met Jan. 26–28, 2017, in Abbotsford, B.C. “We continue to need and pursue a discipleship revolution of…

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Called to God’s justice

Monday, February 13, 2017

title: The Justice Calling
authors: Bethany Hanke Hoang & Kristen Deede Johnson

In The Justice Calling, Bethany Hanke Hoang and Kristen Deede Johnson call us to a better way: a way that participates in God’s vision of justice for the world.

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Congolese brothers in Christ build on a dream

Friday, February 10, 2017

Elders who grew up together are capping their lives of service with a building project to carry on their work in health, peace, education I learned to know Pakisa Tshimika…

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A primer on Anabaptism

Monday, February 6, 2017

Anabaptist Essentials: Ten Signs of a Unique Christian Faith Palmer Becker Herald Press According to 2015 statistics from Mennonite World Conference, there are more baptized members of Anabaptist-related…

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Severe food shortages in eastern Africa alarming, says Foodgrains Bank

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

After responding to prolonged drought conditions in parts of Africa last year, Canadian Foodgrains Bank is gearing up to help more people affected by erratic weather conditions in…

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