Who is my neighbour?

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Who is my neighbour? I met my twin in Germany in 2012. His name is David Wiebe. I was struck by the similarity of our physiques. But unlike…

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The world is watching

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

  The world is watching Do you have a love-hate relationship with anticipation? It is often exciting to wait for a birthday package to arrive in the mail…

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Article 1: God

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

What does Mennonite Brethren theology have in common with that of other Christian denominations? And what are the distinctive emphases of Mennonite Brethren theology? Our Confession of Faith…

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Letters March/April 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Reaching the lost   We always liked to read what Willy Reimer had to say including the recent column (“Giving and the father heart of God,” Executive Director,…

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We continue his work

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

You hear it occasionally – “I am honoured to share the stage with…”. Sometimes actors and athletes, songwriters and singers, billionaires and bureaucrats are genuinely privileged to work…

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Winds of the Spirit in Brazil

Sunday, January 1, 2017

  Winds of the Spirit in Brazil “The pulpit is no longer central to church life and outreach. We now serve and help the community as the foundation…

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Through up or down, God is in it all

Sunday, January 1, 2017

It was a difficult year. On the cultural front, 2016 saw the loss of several artists who spoke to North American cultural consciences. Amid rapid change, we feel…

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What does God’s glory look like?

Sunday, January 1, 2017

God is holy. God is glorious. God is robed in splendour. All true. All hard for me to wrap my finite human mind around. And maybe that’s the…

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Olive orchard bears fruit of peace

Friday, December 9, 2016

How would you feel if your government blocked your driveway with dirt and concrete, and told you it was illegal to remove the debris?

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Proxy war and broken peace

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Angola as a case study I felt the burn rising in my head. “You mean to say the civil war in Angola was really a proxy war between…

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Be my guest

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

“Drop in any time!” I waved goodbye to our guests, then closed the door and slumped against the wall, bleakly surveying the detritus left in their wake. What…

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A generosity of spirit

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Have you ever been a target of drive-thru generosity, when the person ahead of you pays for your coffee (pages 12–13)? Or maybe members of your church have…

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Giving and the father heart of God

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Christmas is the giving season. It is the time of the year when the giving catalogues that come through Canada Post or email tug at our hearts with…

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Letters November/December 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Troubling finances  In “Oxygen for ministry” (Gathering 2016 report, September/October 2016), a delegate is quoted as saying, “Here is a way to increase revenue: our churches investing in…

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A church for all nations

Thursday, September 1, 2016

It was a deadly summer. Senseless terror attacks in civilian spaces in Europe and racialized police violence in North American assaulted the human spirit every time we turned on…

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