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Why should we pay attention to the Reformation anniversary?

2017 is the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther posting 95 theses on the doors of the churches in the city of Wittenberg, Germany, including the All Saints Church.

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The world is watching

  The world is watching Do you have a love-hate relationship with anticipation? It is often exciting to wait for a birthday package to arrive in the mail…

Article 1: God

What does Mennonite Brethren theology have in common with that of other Christian denominations? And what are the distinctive emphases of Mennonite Brethren theology? Our Confession of Faith…

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Letters March/April 2017

Reaching the lost   We always liked to read what Willy Reimer had to say including the recent column (“Giving and the father heart of God,” Executive Director,…

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Baseball today, church tomorrow

space  space Conscientious objectors in an alternative service camp in Blubber Bay, B.C., circa 1943, formed a baseball team during their off hours. In May 1942, it was…

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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…

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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