Apprentice pastor: a social worker in church

Monday, October 17, 2016

It’s a familiar refrain: you can’t get a job without experience but you can’t get experience without a job. The challenges are compounded when professional fields, like the…

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Transitions September/October 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Welcome to Gerald Dyck, Gil Dueck, Kyle Buller, Wayne Siemens.
Farewell to Keith Poysti.

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Hot topic in the archives

Friday, August 26, 2016

“In the news today, we often hear about migration and refugees as a crisis or a matter of national security [for the host country],” says Andrew Brown, the 2016 Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies archival intern.

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PCO 2016

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

After interacting with provincial conference ministers, professors from MB Biblical Seminary and Columbia Bible College and leaders from CCMBC ministries like L2L and the C2C Network over June 14–16, 2016, Pastors Credentialing Orientation graduates received communion and prayers of blessing and commissioning.

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Mentoring deepens faith, turns strangers into friends

Monday, August 22, 2016

“Women spend so much of themselves on behalf of others; it is very appealing to have someone else invest solely in them,” says Katie Thiessen, women’s mentorship ministry…

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Gathering 2016 business report

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Gathering 2016

Oxygen for ministry A collegial spirit permeated Gathering 2016, the biennial convention of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches in Toronto July 6–9, 2016, where the 136…

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Foundering flagship church sails new waters

Monday, August 8, 2016

Portage Avenue opens arms to ethnic churches  “When a church goes through a decline in attendance, there’s a grasping,” says Jedidiah Carpentier, senior pastor of Portage Avenue Church,…

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God leads from both ends

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

“As a Chinese ethnic group, we have an advantage in ministering to this people group: we do not carry baggage from the past,” says pastor Fiona Wu of…

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Student tears down walls by rebuilding them

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

“My prayer was that God would use our help…so that through our work, they’d have a restored house and a saved spirit,” says Columbia Bible College student Matthew Janzen about his volunteer service with Mennonite Disaster Service.

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Report: MB Mission and the C2C Network

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Mission has historically been at the heart of the Mennonite Brethren churches of Canada. This “Big Idea” conversation is driven by the desire to expand the missionary focus…

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Church closures

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The Fire and Living Hope close.

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Young “hands of Jesus” pick up the hammer

Monday, June 27, 2016

Through MDS’s Summer Youth Project, “youth learn construction skills and interact with people from different backgrounds from all over.”

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Amalgamation deepens faith roots

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Menno Homes, a 53-year-old Mennonite Central Committee-initiated ministry, will deepen its faith emphasis and broaden its reach by amalgamating with Christian Horizons, July 1, 2016.

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Church anniversary – Coaldale

Monday, June 20, 2016

“Great is Thy Faithfulness” was the theme of the Apr. 24, 2016 morning service on the 90th anniversary of the first Mennonite Brethren church in Alberta, Coaldale MB….

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Unless a seed…

Monday, June 6, 2016

June 1, 2016, the Bethany board and vision group working committee announced that a discipleship program will begin on the Hepburn campus in fall 2017.

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