Mortar and Bricks: Mennonite Brethren churches in Canada

Friday, September 1, 2017

Photos wanted! Faith in Canada 150, a project of the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches is an affiliate member) says: “On the…

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Redemptive rain delay in the Windy City

Friday, September 1, 2017

As I travel the country, I am struck by the startling paucity of the gift of evangelist (see Ephesians 4:11). Evangelists are recruiters. They are storytellers, not because…

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Memory from MAID – July/August 2017

Saturday, July 1, 2017

space  space “If youth has something to do with the success with which a home for the elderly can be run, Donwood Manor should [prove to] be a…

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Plant small?

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Is church planting only for large churches? North America is mesmerized by a mindset of bigger and better, influencing congregations to think only large churches can reproduce. In…

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Get to know interim executive director Steve Berg

Monday, May 1, 2017

Where did you grow up? Trochu, Alta. What jobs have you have held? I worked the night shift in a shop that built gravel truck boxes – I…

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Memory from MAID – May June

Monday, May 1, 2017

  space  space Circa 1973, Helen Goertzen plays accordion and Decilo Guevarra plays guitar as Christians worship and sing together. Photo from the Herta J. Voth collection.  space…

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Small steps in our stories reveal God

Saturday, April 29, 2017

In the family of God, we never stop growing. The Board of Faith and Life invites MB churches to delve deeper into discipleship together at EQUIP Study Conference 2017….

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Writing the vision and making it plain: Wally Kroeker

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Wally Kroeker retires June 30, 2017, after a lifetime of serving the MB family in communications, most recently as editor for MEDA’s publication Marketplace. MB Herald copy editor…

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Year in Review 2016

Sunday, January 1, 2017

What was going on in the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches in 2016? Church planting gets “big idea” The formal partnership between the C2C Network and MB Mission continues to…

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The Fruchts of the Spirit

Sunday, January 1, 2017

space  space Students at Steinbach Bible College present a declamatorium (chancel drama) on the fruit of the Spirit in 1941. The boxes list in German the qualities from…

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The next 500 years of Anabaptism

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Change rocked the Western church 500 years ago as successive groups discovered new things about God through Scripture, and separated from the Roman Catholic church. Renewal 2027 is a framework for a 10-year series of events within the Mennonite World Conference (MWC) global family, commemorating Anabaptism’s role in that period of culture and religious change called the Reformation.

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How do you practise everyday generosity?

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

 …………..  ……………………… I try to practise the fruit of the Spirit in dealing with others, especially with my family. When my youngest says, “Mom, watch!” for the 100th…

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A refugee Christmas

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Christmas cheer in a bleak time space space In 1929, the local people hosted a Christmas celebration for the Mennonite refugees in the camp in then-Hammerstein, Germany (now…

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Prayer permeated

Friday, October 21, 2016

A summer student reflects Through a project focused on Mennonite Brethren and Indigenous peoples, I discovered that Mennonites played a significant role in creating the issues facing Indigenous…

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Memories from MAID

Thursday, September 1, 2016

The lighter side of school space  space Years before MB Mission invited youth to SOAR in Winnipeg, Saskatoon and Vancouver, Winkler (Man.) Bible Institute students gave a classmate…

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