Alberta counts on ad hoc committee to point the way forward

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Annual convention of Alberta MB churches meets in Edmonton Alberta churches voted unanimously for an ad hoc committee to lead the conference into the future, after nomination ballots…

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Taking a step of obedience

Thursday, May 1, 2008

According to Bev Peters, ordination is an act of obedience. That was her primary motivation as she accepted an invitation from Northview Community Church elders to be ordained…

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Ordination of two women revives discussion

Thursday, May 1, 2008

This spring, Grace Kim and Bev Peters became the first women ever to be ordained for pastoral ministry by the Canadian Mennonite Brethren church, sparking discussions across the…

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MB Chinese Herald hits 15-year mark

Saturday, March 1, 2008

When he first accepted Christ as a teenager in Hong Kong, Joseph Kwan had no inkling he’d end up in Canada as editor of a Chinese-language Christian magazine….

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Church planting congress goes “missional”

Tuesday, January 1, 2008

Ten years ago, an interdenominational church planting congress in Brampton, Ont. set the stage for a long-term Mennonite Brethren mission strategy.

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National and provincial conferences agree to work together

Tuesday, January 1, 2008

The first National Provincial Summit met Nov. 17, 2008, in Gatineau, Que., seeking clarity between national and provincial MB conferences. Staff and board representatives gathered to develop partnership strategies…

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Paul Hiebert’s contribution to mission

Friday, June 1, 2007

A tribute There are countless Mennonite Brethren missionaries around the world today who carry within them some of the spirit of Dr. Paul Hiebert, who died of cancer…

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From model to minister

Thursday, March 1, 2007

A few years ago, Mennonite Brethren pastor David Bonilla lived in what he calls a “plastic” world. As a professional fashion model in Bogotá, Colombia, his days were spent in high-class neighbourhoods. His Colombia was glittering, glamorous.

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ICOMB’s global history takes shape

Friday, September 1, 2006

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA The International Committee of Mennonite Brethren (ICOMB) has launched a global history project in anticipation of the 150th anniversary of the MB movement, as well as…

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Ordination decision: a sign of changing relationships

Friday, January 16, 2004

It usually happens – when Christians of different cultures meet, theological questions arise. This summer was no exception as Mennonite Brethren from North America met with Mennonite Brethren in…

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Ontario candlemakers measure success in more than dollars and scents

Friday, January 11, 2002

Klassen, 45, and Loewen, 35, are brothers-in-law and co-owners of Newville Candle Company in Niagara Falls, Ont. Wherever they go they leave a trail of people sniffing the air, wondering where that scent of apples, cinnamon, pumpkin, lavender, cappuccino or grassy meadow-or any of the dozens of other fragrances they manufacture-is coming from.

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MCC Canada delegates call for halt to bombing of Afghanistan

Friday, December 21, 2001

Delegates to the Mennonite Central Committee Canada annual meeting in Winnipeg have sent a letter to Prime Minister Jean Chretien in an effort to raise concerns about the “war on terrorism”.

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Congolese and neighbouring churches hold historic gathering

Friday, October 12, 2001

A historic inter-Mennonite forum held in Kinshasa, Congo, June 11-16 brought together over 65 representatives from Congolese Mennonite churches and agencies, as well as several invited guests from other countries (Angola, Central African Republic, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa and France).

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MB church cancels church service to do service in community

Friday, August 3, 2001

Members of River East Mennonite Brethren Church in Winnipeg didn’t go to their church service on Sunday, June 10.Instead, they did service around the city during their fourth annual Community Service Day.

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DOXA: A Christian alternative

Friday, December 12, 1997

Hundreds of teenagers rush in through the doors to get the best seats possible before the band comes on stage. Security stands guard at the front of the…

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