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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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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Hopeful sermons rooted in real life

Monday, January 30, 2017

Still Daring to Hope John Regehr CMU Press What is the subject? Still Daring to Hope is a collection of 20 sermons on a variety of biblical texts,…

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A walk on the wild side

Monday, December 26, 2016

A Dangerous Mind W. Marshall Johnston and Daniel J. Crosby, editors Wipf and Stock What is the subject? A Dangerous Mind is not in fact a book sequel…

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A spiritual memoir of incarnational ministry

Monday, December 5, 2016

Title: At Home in Exile: Finding Jesus among My Ancestors & Refugee Neighbors
Author: Russell Jeung

At Home in Exile is a “spiritual memoir” about incarnational mission.

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The gift of God’s calling

Monday, November 21, 2016

Daughters in the House of Jacob: A Memoir of Migration
Dorothy M. Peters with Christine S. Kampen

Cousins Dorothy Peters and Christine Kampen explore the “legacy of faith” and “migration of a vocation across generations and gender” in their family.

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Is God nonviolent?

Monday, November 21, 2016

The Nonviolent God
J. Denny Weaver
Is God violent? And if he is, what does this do to my conviction of nonviolent discipleship? Anabaptist scholar J. Denny Weaver has asked these same questions, and the result is The Nonviolent God.

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Thorny topic’s timely treatment theologically thin

Monday, September 19, 2016

title: Wrongs to Rights: How Churches can Engage the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
author: Steve Heinrichs, editor
Wrongs to Rights is a special 166-page publication of Intotemak (published by the Indigenous Relations Department of Mennonite Church Canada). Editor and director of MC Canada Indigenous relations Steve Heinrichs has done an incredible job of assembling works by 40 authors from diverse backgrounds to explore how churches can engage the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People.

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How to wear gospel glasses

Monday, September 12, 2016

Title: The Gospel Next Door: Following Jesus Right Where You Are
Author: Marty Troyer
How far are you willing to go for your faith? Would you go to a different province, country or continent to share the gospel? What about to your next-door neighbour, the one whom you occasionally say hi to on the way to work?

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Places – and personalities – for prayer

Saturday, August 20, 2016

An Insider’s Guide to Praying for the World
Brian C. Stiller

Over the past few years, I have observed a growing desire to pray for global mission. It is exciting to see God’s people respond to the call to pray for people and countries that have little or no expression of Christianity.

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What’s so dangerous about youth sports?

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Participating in sports offers many benefits to children and youth, but, on the flipside, there are dangers. Coaches and parents are witnessing more symptoms of ill health in youth sports culture: “overuse injuries, burnout, loss of childhood, misperceptions about the true benefit of sport, and damaged relationships.”

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Modern spiritual journeys in historical book

Friday, June 24, 2016

Daughters in the House of Jacob: A Memoir of Migration Dorothy Peters & Christine Kampen Kindred Productions “How did we get here?” The newest publication of the MB…

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New neighbours: Immigrant’s guide to Indigenous people

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Indigenous People of Manitoba: A guide for newcomers Compiled by Anika Reynar and Zoe Matties “Newcomers to Canada have, unfortunately, picked up a lot of misconceptions and historical inaccuracies [about…

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No dead wood here

Friday, April 8, 2016

Title: Doing Good Better: How to be an Effective Board Member of a Nonprofit Organization
Author: Edgar Stoesz
Businesspeople are often asked to serve on the boards of nonprofit organizations and share their wisdom and expertise (and maybe some of their wealth). With more than a million such well-meaning organizations in the United States and Canada, the potential for good is vast. Here’s some well-placed help for organizations and directors who want to do a better job.

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It’s time to return stories

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Title: Rescuing the Gospel from the Cowboys: A Native American Expression of the Jesus Way
Author: Richard Twiss
Rescuing the Gospel is essential reading for Canadian evangelicals. This is especially the case as we are now called to ponder and respond to our nation’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, both as individual citizens and as faith communities. The book is inspiring, informative, provocative – and often frustrating.

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