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A culture of mutual trust and respect

“Say what you want people to hear out front. People will remember that.” I learned this basic principle of good communication many years ago. And, ironically, this column…

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Transitions – May/June 2017

  L2L director Ron Toews announced his desire to step down by summer 2017 and re-enter local church ministry. “It has been a privilege to connect with many leaders…

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Letters – May/June 2017

From the mother of a transgender child  I grew up in the MB church and remain an active member of a local MB congregation. And I am privileged…

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To walk together in a good way

In my younger years, my family’s history in Canada sparked a feeling of pride. In the late 1700s, my father’s family settled in Upper Canada, and my mother’s…

Canadian Mennonite University graduation 2017

WINNIPEG Canadian Mennonite University recognized the accomplishments of the Class of 2017 during graduation weekend, held Apr. 21–Apr. 23, 2017, a time filled with reflection, laughter and tears….

Small steps in our stories reveal God

In the family of God, we never stop growing. The Board of Faith and Life invites MB churches to delve deeper into discipleship together at EQUIP Study Conference 2017….

The missionary is “in”

A deep relationship is mutually beneficial for the church and the cross-cultural workers they support – something Steinbach (Man.) MB Church lead pastor Walter Fast understands personally, having taught and pastored in Germany for 19 years.

How to encourage global service workers

Here are some ideas from MB Mission’s regional mobilizers on how churches can encourage their global workers. Support existing friendships. Fostering genuine friendships takes time and presence, and should not…

Life & Faith

On the Holy Spirit

Sunday, January 1, 2017

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…

What does God’s glory look like?

Sunday, January 1, 2017

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…

The Fruchts of the Spirit

Sunday, January 1, 2017

space  space Students at Steinbach Bible College present a declamatorium (chancel drama) on the fruit of the Spirit in 1941. The boxes list in German the qualities from…

From Front Porches to the Ends of the Earth

Friday, December 30, 2016

“Between 85 and 90 percent of Christians don’t know their neighbours’ names,” says Anna Marie Geddert, community ministries pastor at Jubilee Mennonite Church, a joint MB/Mennonite Church congregation…

The Light of the world

Thursday, December 1, 2016

This article was first published Dec. 5, 2003 Christmas is a season of lights. They glimmer in candles, glow on trees, are strung into twinkling shapes. These lights,…

Why?

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Watching my grandchild, I look forward to the stage when she’ll ask “why” 10 times, and then once more. She’ll be laying essential foundations for life. Adults also…

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