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Mid-year financial update

2016 results A detailed report of the results of the 2016 fiscal year has been posted on the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (CCMBC) website, along with…

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Transitions – September/October 2017

BEGINNINGS Denver Wilson TITLE: pastor, McIvor Church, Winnipeg START: I transitioned into this role over the past year, and was formally commissioned in April 2017. EDUCATION: MA in…

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Pull out all the stops on one mission

Just a few days before settling into the rhythm of the lazy, hazy days of summer, I was given the biggest mandate of my leadership life. “God is…

Aug
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“Concept album” book on worship

Grace Notes Kathleen Francis Review by Sarah Brown What is the subject? The book uses the concept of a grace note – an embellishment that is neither melody…

Interdependent response to Peru flooding

Maria Justa Ipanaque (34) never imagined that she would ride in a helicopter. The small-scale farmer who lives with her husband Ezequiel Ramos Sánchez (40) and five children…

Aug
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The gospel calls us to be unsettled

Restoration, reconciliation and adult Sunday school Living in Canada in 2017, we have much to be grateful for. We are spared from armed conflicts, famines and so much…

Anabaptists respond to violence and displacement in DR Congo

A collaborative Anabaptist response will soon reach some of the 1.4 million people displaced by armed conflict in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo…

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Cultural identity and race relations

Title: White Awake: An Honest Look at What it Means to be White
Author: Daniel Hill

Life & Faith

The Holy Spirit living in us

Sunday, January 1, 2017

  When you hear the words, Holy Spirit, what’s your first thought or emotion? Are you filled with excitement and hope? Do you have a sense of fear…

Telling the story of Jesus

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Have you ever witnessed an amazing athletic feat? Were you there when a celebrity came to town? There is something exciting about “being there when it happened,” isn’t there?

On the Holy Spirit

Sunday, January 1, 2017

The Spirit is the believer’s seal…. There is great comfort here, for the Spirit’s presence in our lives is the guarantee that God in the last day will…

What does God’s glory look like?

Sunday, January 1, 2017

God is holy. God is glorious. God is robed in splendour. All true. All hard for me to wrap my finite human mind around. And maybe that’s the…

The Fruchts of the Spirit

Sunday, January 1, 2017

space  space Students at Steinbach Bible College present a declamatorium (chancel drama) on the fruit of the Spirit in 1941. The boxes list in German the qualities from…

From Front Porches to the Ends of the Earth

Friday, December 30, 2016

“Between 85 and 90 percent of Christians don’t know their neighbours’ names,” says Anna Marie Geddert, community ministries pastor at Jubilee Mennonite Church, a joint MB/Mennonite Church congregation…

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