Tuesday, July 1, 2008
Mennonite World Conference (MWC) is unveiling a new way for individual congregations of MWC member churches to participate in and be supportive of the global church and MWC.
Called Global Church Congregations (GCC), this new initiative had its trial run at the 2006 General Council meetings in Pasadena, California.
Sunday, June 1, 2008
Cyclone Nargis made lannews4dfall May 2 and devastated southern Myanmar’s (also known as Burma) delta region.
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….
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…
Friday, November 25, 2005
Sunday, October 16 marked one such celebration as the 17 Chinese MB churches in B.C. bid farewell to Enoch and Grace Wong, who are now in their 80s and retiring to a seniors home in Scarborough, Ont.
Friday, September 2, 2005
A personal tour through the past 50 years of Mennonite Brethren seminary education, by president emeritus Elmer A. Martens In the fall of 1955, I left Saskatchewan in…
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.
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”.
Friday, November 9, 2001
Ethnic Chinese have been living in Canadian cities for a very long time, but the development of Chinese Mennonite Brethren churches has only occurred fairly recently. In 1972, pastor Henry Klassen of Pacific Grace Mission Chapel in Vancouver saw the increasing number of Chinese residents in his area and decided to pioneer outreach to the Chinese. Since then, the Chinese MB family has grown to over 20 churches in three countries.
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).
Friday, November 6, 1981
Among the Mennonites of British Columbia there is a movement under way that may completely change the makeup and self-identity of the province’s Mennonite churches. The past decade…