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With gratitude

The apostle Paul’s words to the Ephesian church describe my heart for the Mennonite Brethren churches of Canada. “Ever since I heard about your faith…and your love for…

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We continue his work

You hear it occasionally – “I am honoured to share the stage with…”. Sometimes actors and athletes, songwriters and singers, billionaires and bureaucrats are genuinely privileged to work…

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Transitions March April 2017

Rudi Plett was appointed associate director of ICOMB (International Community of Mennonite Brethren) in 2017. Rudi will assist director David Wiebe on global assignments and minister in Latin…

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A hard look at Canada

Yours, Mine, Ours: Unravelling the Doctrine of Discovery  Cheryl Woelk, Steve Heinrichs, eds. Mennonite Church Canada I do not especially enjoy thinking about the systemic causes of my…

Writing the vision and making it plain: Wally Kroeker

Wally Kroeker retires June 30, 2017, after a lifetime of serving the MB family in communications, most recently as editor for MEDA’s publication Marketplace. MB Herald copy editor…

Church celebrates 90th anniversary

Steinbach (Man.) MB Church celebrated their 90th anniversary Jan. 8, 2017. Under the theme “Legacy: Past, Present and Future,” former pastors Bill Lehman and Keith Poysti gave a…

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How beautiful are the feet

A tale of two slippers over three-and-a-half-decades of ministry A pair of slippers crafted from fine leather, we caught the eye of a Canadian couple visiting relatives in…

Spreading hope with Southridge Jam Company

For its 12-year history, Southridge Shelter at Southridge Community Church (St. Catharines, Ont.) has helped people get themselves out of a jam; now the ministry is also getting…

Life & Faith

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…

Rich in good deeds

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Churches are known for generously donating funds to mission projects, but some share an even more precious resource – their volunteers – with another church, camp or school, building God’s Kingdom together through good deeds.

How do you practise everyday generosity?

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

 …………..  ……………………… I try to practise the fruit of the Spirit in dealing with others, especially with my family. When my youngest says, “Mom, watch!” for the 100th…

Freely, we have received

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

As a young surveyor, John Stoughton Dennis witnessed the first arrival of Mennonites from Russia to Manitoba in the summer of 1874. Dennis was intrigued with this group…

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…

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