Lifesaving latrines and local partners

Port-au-Prince, Haiti Hurricane Matthew hit the rural community of Wopisa-Gabriyèl, Haiti, hard in early October 2016, leading MCC to respond to sanitation needs identified by community leaders. “There…

Apr
5

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Cultures and faiths meet around common cause

What do an extended family originally from Ethiopia and an MB church have in common? An incredible opportunity to achieve a long-sought-for family reunification! Former refugee Saeed was…

Apr
3

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A radical call to discipleship

Reunion: The Good News of Jesus for Seekers, Saints, and Sinners Bruxy Cavey Herald Press Reviewed by Nathan McCorkindale What is the subject? In a word, this book…

MCC water project assists 10,000 Iraqi families affected by ISIS

MCC is funding an emergency water project for 10,000 families in the Iraqi town of Qayyara and the surrounding area after residents were liberated from ISIS in August…

Mar
27

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What have you got to give?

Truax and Campell explore generosity by relating the story of LaSalle Street Church (downtown Chicago), who received an unexpected windfall of $1.6 million from the sale of property.

Mar
22

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Archive intern to examine Mennonite communal life

Jordan Duerrstein is the recipient of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission’s summer archival internship for 2017. The selection committee chose Jordan from several strong candidates from universities and colleges in the U.S. and Canada.

Mar
20

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A woman of courage

Title: To and from Nowhere
Author: Hedy Leonora Martens
This sequel to the story of Greta Martens recorded in Favoured Among Women is even more interesting than the first volume.

Mennonite Heritage Centre archives & gallery to continue under new structure

The Mennonite Heritage Centre including its archive and art gallery programs, is being reorganized under a new partnership and name.

Life & Faith

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…

Friends along the journey

Thursday, September 1, 2016

The “what” and “how” of discipleship “Syllabus week,” can be one of the most overwhelming times for students. Assignments, reading requirements, course outlines: “information overload” describes this first…

Not in vain

Thursday, September 1, 2016

On a rainy day some years ago when I was working as a youth pastor, I drove 30 minutes to a high school in a neighbouring city to meet a student for lunch. I parked out front and waited in the same spot we had met several times before. The lunch bell rang students and started to stream out of the school – everyone, it seemed, except for my appointment.

11 questions to grow disciple-making churches

Thursday, September 1, 2016

MinistryLift’s Strategic Pathway for Discipleship 1 Prayer permeates disciple-making churches. How can we grow a culture of prayer – in which God works deeply in peoples’ lives? 2…

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