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Telling the story of Jesus

Have you ever witnessed an amazing athletic feat? Were you there when a celebrity came to town? There is something exciting about “being there when it happened,” isn’t there?

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On the Holy Spirit

The Spirit is the believer’s seal…. There is great comfort here, for the Spirit’s presence in our lives is the guarantee that God in the last day will…

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What does God’s glory look like?

God is holy. God is glorious. God is robed in splendour. All true. All hard for me to wrap my finite human mind around. And maybe that’s the…

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Year in Review 2016

What was going on in the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches in 2016? Church planting gets “big idea” The formal partnership between the C2C Network and MB Mission continues to…

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Q&A with moderator Bruce Enns

During its meetings, Nov. 24–26, 2016, the executive board released a statement that “after much discussion and prayer, the board came to consensus that a leadership change was…

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Transitions

Half-time student ministries pastor since 2011, Kevin Snyder was installed as lead pastor of Coast Hills Community Church, May 29, 2016. An alumnus of Winkler (Man.) Bible Institute; Bethany College,…

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BFL update

The Board of Faith and Life met Nov. 23–24, 2016, inaugurating new members Robyn Serez (MAL), Christine Longhurst (Manitoba representative), Elton DaSilva (MBCM executive director), Phil Gunther (SKMB…

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Finance update

During its meeting Nov. 24–26, 2016, the Executive Board of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches appointed Howie Wall, Tony Martens and Matt Dyck as the EB…

Life & Faith

Drive-thru generosity

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Have you ever gone through a drive-thru and arrived at the window to pay for your order, only to find out that the person in front of you…

A refugee Christmas

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Christmas cheer in a bleak time space space In 1929, the local people hosted a Christmas celebration for the Mennonite refugees in the camp in then-Hammerstein, Germany (now…

Prayer permeated

Friday, October 21, 2016

A summer student reflects Through a project focused on Mennonite Brethren and Indigenous peoples, I discovered that Mennonites played a significant role in creating the issues facing Indigenous…

Life together at CMU

Friday, September 23, 2016

Mennonite Brethren and Mennonite Church faculty reflect on life together at Canadian Mennonite University: “A community of people working together at a common project”

(Trans)formational development

Thursday, September 1, 2016

I haven’t always liked the word transformation. I know it’s an important word. I know it’s a Christian word – one that points to the kind of change that…

Mountaintop experiences or steep, rocky paths?

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Wherever you fly, you’ll be best of the best. Wherever you go, you will top all the rest. Except when you don’t. Because, sometimes, you won’t. Everyone wants…

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