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    7 ways to pray

    Monday, September 1, 2014

    while you run (or walk) I’m training for my first half marathon. I love being out on Vancouver’s seawall and am grateful to be living in a part…

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    Remain in Me

    Monday, September 1, 2014

    What the Hemorrhaging Faith research project means for the Canadian Mennonite Brethren church “What you have to realize about my generation is that we are lost,” 22-year-old Jessi…

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  • Art installation, Olga Lah (“compline,” 2011)

    Pull up a chair

    Monday, September 1, 2014

    Does my MB church follow a high church liturgy or worship to electric guitar? Do we reach the community through relief kits or revival meetings? What about sharing circles or children leading worship? How do we view the work of the Holy Spirit?

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    Ten commandments for pastors

    Monday, September 1, 2014

    You shall not separate what you do from who you are. Woe to the pastor whose work seems to put him at odds with living as a Christian….

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19

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Anabaptist martyr fires artist’s imagination

"Fire & Ice" by Faye Hall

Persecution. Not a popular word; however, it’s a reality in countries like Iraq and Sudan. Raised up in the Mennonite Brethren church tradition, artist Faye Hall knows the denomination is no stranger to persecution.

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18

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The Steve Bell Journey: tribute to a modern-day troubadour

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Why isn’t Steve Bell famous yet? That question opens Burning Ember, Refuge 31’s documentary of the Canadian singer songwriter.

Critical food situation in South Sudan

Food purchased by MCC through partner Sudanese Relief and Development Agency, unloaded in Awerial, South Sudan. MCC provided supplementary food for 7,539 children displaced by the conflict. 
MCC photo by Brendan Tuttle

50,000 South Sudanese children could die this year if assistance doesn’t come soon. That was the blunt message hammered home by the United Nations during a recent appeal for increased funding to help people affected by South Sudan’s ongoing violence.

Mennonite World Conference heads into visa issue

Recognizing that visitors to the U.S. from the Southern Hemisphere often find it difficult to get visas, Mennonite World Conference (MWC) is taking steps to try to keep…

Mennonite t-shirts

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Jonathan Kornelsen’s teenaged “Menno” t-shirt concept that made his father laugh out loud is taking root as a fundraiser around B.C. and in two other provinces.

Willingdon pastor resigns

John Neufeld at Willingdon Church's 50th anniversary celebration

John Neufeld, lead pastor of Willingdon Church, Burnaby, B.C., has resigned, effective immediately. He served the congregation for 15 years. In his final sermon, Sept. 7, 2014, Neufeld…

Sep
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MB camps step up during B.C. school strike

Gardom Lake: Field games

Grand Forks, B.C. In August 2014, Pines Bible Camp executive director Gene Krahn saw a growing impasse in the B.C. teachers’ strike and bounced an idea off his…

Life & Faith

7ways-Header

7 ways to pray

Monday, September 1, 2014

while you run (or walk) I’m training for my first half marathon. I love being out on Vancouver’s seawall and am grateful to be living in a part…

Remain-Header

Remain in Me

Monday, September 1, 2014

What the Hemorrhaging Faith research project means for the Canadian Mennonite Brethren church “What you have to realize about my generation is that we are lost,” 22-year-old Jessi…

Art installation, Olga Lah (“compline,” 2011)

Pull up a chair

Monday, September 1, 2014

Does my MB church follow a high church liturgy or worship to electric guitar? Do we reach the community through relief kits or revival meetings? What about sharing circles or children leading worship? How do we view the work of the Holy Spirit?

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The cost of mercy

Monday, September 1, 2014

I want to be more like Jesus. But as I encounter Jesus through Scripture, I’m often convicted that I have a very long way to go….

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