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Good advice for the third ⅓

An annotated bibliography Renowned Mennonite Brethren author Katie Funk Wiebe wrote six chapters and acted as editor of a notable compendium, Life after Fifty: A Positive Look at…

Jun
28

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A covering of love

The Passing Quilt at Menno Place Chaplains and spiritual care volunteers at Menno Place share vigil with those who are dying alone. They have initiated the Passing Quilt…

Jun
28

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God guides along a twisting path

It takes many steps to join two lives from Canada and Guatemala in God’s service. As Kim and Jon Pelen of Cedar Park MB Church (Ladner, B.C.) learned, those steps often include difficult, but wonderful, surprises.

Jun
27

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Creation: a guide for mission

“Until someone has a good understanding of what we are for, it’s not helpful to fixate on what we are seen to be against,” says Brian Cooper. This principle guided the then-chair of the Board of Faith and Life as the committee worked on the theological resource pamphlet “Creation: God’s revelation in nature.”

Jun
26

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A special people and a very important mission

Re-Imagining the Church: Implications of Being a People in the World Robert J. Suderman Wipf & Stock   Pastoring the French-speaking Mennonite Brethren church in Winnipeg for five…

Jun
24

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Church anniversary – Parliament Community Church

Parliament Community Church celebrated its 75th anniversary with a homecoming event June 3–4, 2017. The theme for the weekend was “Shaping the Future from the Strength of the…

Jun
23

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Historical Commission serves with trimmed budget

Winnipeg The Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission met June 2–3, 2017, for its annual general meeting (AGM) in Winnipeg at the Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies. The Commission heard…

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PhD student saves history from the shredder

When Jeremy Wiebe heard that the remaining inventory of Mennonites in Canada (volumes 1–3) were in danger of being shredded to save warehouse storage fees, he took action….

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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