MCC launches $2-million crisis response for Iraq

Monday, September 1, 2008

Five years after the 2003 invasion of Iraq, 2.8 million people are displaced from their homes in search of safer locations within the country. “The humanitarian situation of…

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MDS service builds homes and relationships

Monday, September 1, 2008

It’s hot – from 31 to 34 Celsius every day. It’s humid. It’s messy. It’s hard work. So why do some members of Winnipeg’s River East Mennonite Brethren…

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Mother’s wrath cannot dissuade daughter’s faith

Monday, September 1, 2008

AngSila is a small fishing village in Thailand, where Buddhism is dominant, temples and gold idols are widespread—and the young church is drawing believers. But as the numbers of believers grow, so does the persecution.

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God’s faithfulness celebrated wth sun and fun

Monday, September 1, 2008

As the sun shone on the longest day of the year, Simonhouse Bible Camp held an appreciation day to celebrate what the Lord has done and is continuing…

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Glenbush women spend winter quilting

Monday, September 1, 2008

Every year, Glenbush (Sask.) MB Church members Martha Boldt, Pauline Bovair, Wilma Isaak, Donna Klassen (not pictured), and Mennonite Church member Katie Neufeld of Medstead, Sask., stitch tied…

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Mennonites return aid to ancestral home

Monday, September 1, 2008

With support from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Mennonite Economic Development Associates’ new project in Ukraine aims to help smallholder farmers in areas once populated by Mennonites…

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Newsbriefs

Monday, September 1, 2008

Arrests of pastors, seminary staff, and lay Christians; Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary, Rare book of Anabaptist martyr accounts; 25 years of presenting an evangelical Christian perspective, MCC closed its office, MCC Manitoba’s “Sam’s Place;” Alexander Solzhenitsyn; People’s Summit for Faithful Living; Teens and young adults are religious; Floyd Landis; U.K. Divorce study; Same sex marriages in 2010 census

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Canadian conference redesign reflects core values and growth

Monday, September 1, 2008

Same URL, different look, new features The Canadian Conference of MB Churches launched a new design for their website May 1 to coincide with the unveiling of their…

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Lessons out of Africa

Friday, August 1, 2008

In early May, Cornerstone Community Church, Virgil, Ont., sent a short-term mission team to Burundi, Rwanda, Congo, and Uganda. The eight participants returned transformed, carrying with them many lessons out of Africa.

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MEDA project preserves Peru’s mangroves

Friday, August 1, 2008

A new approach to creation care is being explored in Peru’s mangrove forest by Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA).

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The haircut

Friday, August 1, 2008

I was in my fifties when I realized – or learned from observing others of my generation – that the best way to visually trick away the sometimes…

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New wine, new wineskins for MCC

Friday, August 1, 2008

That there is “a fair bit of dissatisfaction” among its members and supporters over the “unwieldiness” of an organization that takes a minimum of six months to approve decisions – assuming all 12 boards are in agreement from the beginning – was acknowledged by Arli Klassen at the annual Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) binational board meeting in Waterloo, Ont., June 11–12.

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Quebec looks toward Horizon

Friday, August 1, 2008

This year’s annual Quebec Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (AEFMQ) convention brought together some 33 delegates representing various churches, agencies, and ministries on April 12 at Église de Sainte-Thérèse in Montreal.

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Her faith did not collapse

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

It all happened so fast, but Debbie Helsloot can look back from her hospital bed and see how God had strengthened her faith for a time like this. She believes she will walk again…

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Permenantly in my heart

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Reflections on MCC’s learning tour I will not forget the people I met in Palestine and Israel. The images of the trip are captured in hundreds of photographs,…

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