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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Memories from MAID

Friday, July 1, 2016

A green convention /// /// Men and women wash dishes at the 1963 annual convention of the Canadian Conference of MB Churches in Herbert, Sask., while delegates take…

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Fun in the sun

Friday, July 1, 2016

Pray for camp

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Mennonite Archival Image Database grows

Monday, June 13, 2016

On the eve of its first anniversary, the Mennonite Archival Image Database (MAID) welcomes the Mennonite Library & Archives (ML&A) at Fresno (Cal.) Pacific University as our newest archival partner.

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Happy mother’s and father’s day!

Sunday, May 1, 2016

I asked seniors for a glimpse into a childhood moment when they felt a parent’s love. Their stories show that, while some things change, love – and its memory – endure.
—Angeline Schellenberg

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The Lam family reunites

Sunday, May 1, 2016

The Lam family, refugees from Vietnam, were reunited in 1984 after five years of separation (l-r): Ken, Van Tao Lam, May and Wayne. A group from Delta Mennonite…

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New beginnings in Maple Ridge

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Easter is a season when believers celebrate the reality of the resurrection of Jesus, and the fact that God is a living disruptive presence. We celebrate new beginnings…

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Memories from MAID

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Easter in Africa /// /// A missionary (tentatively identified as Dwight Wiebe) speaks through an interpreter at a youth camp in Nigeria on Easter Sunday morning. /// ///…

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