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.
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…
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,…
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.”
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…
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…
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.
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.