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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

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…

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…

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