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2013 study conference photo essay

See also “Church leaders welcome dialogue on sexuality” and “CCMBC’s annual general meeting heralds a new era in financial stewardship”    

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Candace Derksen verdict overturned

The Manitoba Court of Appeal overturned the February 2011 guilty verdict in the Candace Derksen murder case, ruling Mark Grant didn’t receive a fair trial. Derksen was abducted…

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Well haggled

John 4  The men stopped talking and stared at the distance; a few of them looked at the ground. She was alone, and her hair was long and…

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Christmas Eve: shepherd-style

Our city is full of people who have nowhere to go on Christmas. A few end up at our house where we have one rule: you have to…

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Dentist “makes ploughshare from sword”

“My mother never talked about it,” Ed Penner remembers. “She didn’t want to pass on the terror that [her family] had endured in Russia at the hands of…

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Together under one roof

Dec. 1,2013, Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba and MB Mission Central Canada moved back to share premises with the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches in Winnipeg. CCMBC…

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Dairy farms and church plants

It has been almost a century since the Russian revolution and civil war initiated a Mennonite diaspora, and nearly as long since Mennonite Central Committee organized to begin relief operations back to Russia. The setting of both much joy and great pain for Mennonites, the former Soviet Union has long been a destination for an intermediate generation of missionary

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November Issue 2013

Features Six lessons from Acts Why C.S. Lewis lives on 50 years after his death “Let’s give them cookies!” #inDialogue: Peace–The Exhibition Columns Editorial: “My spirit was laid down,…

Life & Faith

The city from God’s perspective

Friday, October 12, 2001

Scripture has been read from a rural or small town perspective by many (including myself) who have then questioned God’s creative purposes in the city. The Mennonite Church…

An evangelism strategy for high-rise apartment dwellers

Friday, October 12, 2001

In Matthew 28:19-20, Jesus gave what is now known as the Great Commission. In obedience to that Commission, Christians throughout the ages have been making disciples of all…

When Jesus Disagrees

Friday, August 3, 2001

How would we react if, after sharing thoughts with Jesus (believing that would agree with our ideas), we came to realize that He actually disagreed with our thinking?…

Messiah and mental health

Friday, March 2, 2001

I sat with my pen poised over the paper, ready to record every drop of wisdom which was about to flow from the mouth of my professor. I…

The Story of the Great King

Friday, December 1, 2000

Once upon a time there was a Great King who ruled over a vast domain. His power and authority stretched from one of the earth to the other….

Anabaptist church ordinances

Friday, September 8, 2000

The Anabaptists*, like other church reformers in the 16th century, wanted to base their reforms entirely on the Word of God. On the basis of their study of…

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