Christian sexuality

Friday, June 1, 2007

Sex is a heated topic in the church today. But sadly, for all their fervour, our conversations have failed to get at the underlying issues…

Read More

Confessions of a single white female

Friday, June 1, 2007

I am a passionate, sexual, curious, middle-aged, single woman who deeply loves Jesus Christ, loves life, and thrives on adventure….

Read More

A fragile strength

Sunday, April 1, 2007

My friend tells me, “You’re so strong. I don’t know how you do it.” But we are all born weak, and in many ways we remain so.

Read More

Evangelicalism: “growth without depth”

Friday, December 15, 2006

Do Mennonites really belong? Asked to evaluate the immense growth of the evangelical church worldwide, John Stott had a three-word answer: “growth without depth.” The elder Christian statesman,…

Read More

When Christmas came to Kennedy

Friday, December 15, 2006

We were known in the markets of Zambia as “Christmas.” As our team of 12 walked through the stalls where vendors sold fresh mangoes, smelly dried fish, and…

Read More

Who’s choosing (and sticking with) church ministry?

Friday, November 24, 2006

Take a trip to Toys R Us. You’ll find all kinds of cool toys designed to inspire kids about future professions – a stethoscope for aspiring doctors, a plastic cell phone for budding lawyers. But do companies market anything for up-and-coming church leaders? A plastic pulpit, perhaps?

Read More

Coaching kids to Christ

Friday, September 22, 2006

3 great ideas for moms and dads Evan Stermer, 15, is a left-handed power pitcher who throws a baseball at 80 miles per hour. Last summer, he played for…

Read More

Faith is a journey, not just a beginning

Friday, September 22, 2006

Faith stories often stop at conversion instead of going on to describe how faith matured throughout life.

Read More

Words matter to God

Friday, September 22, 2006

In Psalm 19, David prays, “May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, LORD…” (v. 14). “Pleasing in your…

Read More

The coolest thing

Friday, September 22, 2006

A pastor discovers the surprises in surrender A generous white binder figures prominently in the lead pastor’s office at Forest Grove Community Church in Saskatoon. Full of encouragements and…

Read More

MB history tour: Chapter Four

Friday, July 1, 2005

A global multicultural community of faith People still sometimes associate the label “Mennonite” with the German language,certain foods or specific surnames. While German-Russian ethnicity was the cultural conduit…

Read More

MB history tour: Chapter Three

Friday, June 10, 2005

Mennonite Brethren in North America Freedom, prosperity, growth Mennonites came to North America as part of several migrations from Russia. About 400 Mennonite Brethren were part of the…

Read More

MB history tour: Chapter Two

Friday, May 20, 2005

The Russian experience Mennonite Brethren origins and diaspora Following severe persecution during the 16th century, many Mennonites eventually found a place of refuge in Prussia. Here they prospered…

Read More

MB history tour: Chapter One

Friday, April 29, 2005

The 16th century radical reformation Suffering for the faith The Mennonite story begins in the 16the century, part of a larger movement known as the Radical Reformation. “Anabaptist”…

Read More

Welcoming the stranger

Friday, January 7, 2005

Few Christians in Canada can deny that the faces in our community have changed. Between 1986 and 1999 Canada received 3.5 million immigrants, many of whom have not received the gospel of Christ. The church has a tremendous opportunity to reach out to immigrants and demonstrate Christ’s love.

Read More

Subscribe to MB Herald via email

Enter your email address to receive notification of new posts.