Michael J. Sharp’s journey toward peace in DR Congo

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Four months after Michael J. Sharp moved to the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2012, he joined a small delegation that for six hours climbed a mountain in South Kivu Province to meet a leader of a major armed group.

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House Blend sells house

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

“It’s never been just about the house,” says Rachel Twigg Boyce, founder and executive director of House Blend Ministries. Seeking sustainability for another 10 years of fostering compassionate community, ever-evolving ministry is selling the ministry house on its 10th anniversary.

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Reasons to hope this Easter

Saturday, April 15, 2017

“Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here, but has risen.”—Luke 24:5 He is risen, indeed! Resurrection is the ultimate sign of…

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Lifesaving latrines and local partners

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Port-au-Prince, Haiti Hurricane Matthew hit the rural community of Wopisa-Gabriyèl, Haiti, hard in early October 2016, leading MCC to respond to sanitation needs identified by community leaders. “There…

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Cultures and faiths meet around common cause

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

What do an extended family originally from Ethiopia and an MB church have in common? An incredible opportunity to achieve a long-sought-for family reunification! Former refugee Saeed was…

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MCC water project assists 10,000 Iraqi families affected by ISIS

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

MCC is funding an emergency water project for 10,000 families in the Iraqi town of Qayyara and the surrounding area after residents were liberated from ISIS in August…

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Archive intern to examine Mennonite communal life

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Jordan Duerrstein is the recipient of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission’s summer archival internship for 2017. The selection committee chose Jordan from several strong candidates from universities and colleges in the U.S. and Canada.

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Mennonite Heritage Centre archives & gallery to continue under new structure

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The Mennonite Heritage Centre including its archive and art gallery programs, is being reorganized under a new partnership and name.

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The Bible still speaks, say Renewal 2027 speakers

Friday, March 10, 2017

Regional Anabaptists and leaders from around the world gathered 12 February 2017 for “Transformed by the Word: Reading Scripture in Anabaptist Perspectives,”

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Baseball today, church tomorrow

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

space  space Conscientious objectors in an alternative service camp in Blubber Bay, B.C., circa 1943, formed a baseball team during their off hours. In May 1942, it was…

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Church celebrates 90th anniversary

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Steinbach (Man.) MB Church celebrated their 90th anniversary Jan. 8, 2017. Under the theme “Legacy: Past, Present and Future,” former pastors Bill Lehman and Keith Poysti gave a…

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Spreading hope with Southridge Jam Company

Friday, February 24, 2017

For its 12-year history, Southridge Shelter at Southridge Community Church (St. Catharines, Ont.) has helped people get themselves out of a jam; now the ministry is also getting…

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Two baptisms and a new year

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

“I want to start 2017 as a baptized Christian.” Biniam Solomon, a recent immigrant from Eritrea to Kitchener, Ont., made this announcement in December. On New Year’s Eve,…

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Bethany 2.0 to launch Thrive

Friday, February 17, 2017

Young adults can struggle with their faith, especially during the first years away from home. Bethany College, Hepburn, Sask., – whose last academic class graduated April 2015 –…

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Mission-minded board increases collaboration

Thursday, February 16, 2017

The Executive Board of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches met Jan. 26–28, 2017, in Abbotsford, B.C. “We continue to need and pursue a discipleship revolution of…

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