We need to talk

Friday, July 1, 2016

We need to talk, James Toews urges in his letter on page 5. I think he’s on to something. More specifically, we need to listen – to those…

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Compelled

Friday, July 1, 2016

This month, MBs from across Canada are meeting together in Toronto for what I like to think of as our biennial mission conference. We will hear reports, process…

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Letters July / August 2016

Friday, July 1, 2016

Amputation on the body? I have a concern that stems from many MB events I have attended. Specifically, at the last Alberta provincial conference, a leader gave statistics…

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Faithfulness and hospitality after upheaval

Sunday, May 1, 2016

A story from Peru “Well, Dave, how brave are you? Are you going to try it?” My friend and colleague, José Arrais, leader of Associação dos Irmãos Menonitas…

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How to work and share across differences

Sunday, May 1, 2016

What is the point of building relationships with people who believe differently than us?

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What can we do?

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Most of us hadn’t given much thought to Syria. In fact, before 2011, if we heard the name through our relief and development agency Mennonite Central Committee, it…

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True success

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Jesus says that true blessing comes to those who hear and obey God’s Word. “As Jesus was saying these things, a woman in the crowd called out, ‘Blessed…

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Letters May / June 2016

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Arresting title Re “Bethany, dead at 88” (The year that was, January/February 2016). The title was different enough to attract my attention and I read the whole article….

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Who’s in charge?

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Jesus and his friends are in a boat on the Sea of Galilee when suddenly a “furious squall” comes up. Waves break over the boat so that it’s…

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Singing and dancing with a water can

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Performative worship songs in Angola teach Bible truth “Why is that woman carrying a huge water can on her head?” I thought to myself. “Why are people putting…

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Eat, heal, tell

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

I walked away from a conference on evangelism feeling encouraged. Frankly, that was unexpected. I tend to associate the subject with feelings of guilt and inadequacy. Instead, ReNew,…

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Letting go of “mine”

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

When my sons were young, we would go for ice cream treats from time to time. With each boy, we saw the “mine” phase play out in these…

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About this issue

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

As we journey through the season of Lent, quietly preparing our hearts to receive anew the message of great hope and suffering, this issue considers how we experience…

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Where does God live?

Monday, February 29, 2016

The important places: I used to picture them somewhere far off, like a dream. There, nameless faces are wrapped up in a flurry of activity not unlike my…

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Voyage into the Unknown

Friday, January 1, 2016

“That’s impossible! It must be photoshopped,” I said as I looked at an amazing picture in Sagres, Portugal.

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