The gospel calls us to be unsettled

Friday, August 25, 2017

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…

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To walk together in a good way

Sunday, April 30, 2017

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…

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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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Face-to-face peacebuilding

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Reserve 107 Rebel Sky Media

Reconciliation is not achieved with the signing of an agreement, the celebration of an event or the release of a documentary film. But all are “steps on the…

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Thorny topic’s timely treatment theologically thin

Monday, September 19, 2016

title: Wrongs to Rights: How Churches can Engage the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
author: Steve Heinrichs, editor
Wrongs to Rights is a special 166-page publication of Intotemak (published by the Indigenous Relations Department of Mennonite Church Canada). Editor and director of MC Canada Indigenous relations Steve Heinrichs has done an incredible job of assembling works by 40 authors from diverse backgrounds to explore how churches can engage the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People.

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It’s time to return stories

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Title: Rescuing the Gospel from the Cowboys: A Native American Expression of the Jesus Way
Author: Richard Twiss
Rescuing the Gospel is essential reading for Canadian evangelicals. This is especially the case as we are now called to ponder and respond to our nation’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, both as individual citizens and as faith communities. The book is inspiring, informative, provocative – and often frustrating.

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20th annual native Christian conference

Friday, July 3, 2015

Keynote speaker: Emerson Falls Musical guests: Living Stone, Randy and Evangeline Jackson Musical performers: Joseph Jolly Jr. and Shirley Falls Event poster here.  More information here. 

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What is truth?

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

On June 2, I joined more than 250 people at the University of Winnipeg to watch a livestream of the final Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) event, as the commissioners released their findings on Canada’s Indian residential school system.

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Face2Face: On Being Good Neighbours

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Face2Face: On Campus – Community in Conversation March 5, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm On Being Good Neighbours: An Urban Reserve Shopping Centre, Housing Complex, or…

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Don’t read this book if…

Thursday, January 1, 2015

People have been coming to this continent in a more or less steady stream for the past few hundred years. It was once fashionable to call the early waves of these newcomers “settlers,”…

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MCC B.C. Sharing our stories

Thursday, November 13, 2014

A series of intimate Thursday evenings celebrate unique Mennonite and Indigenous artistic traditions. These evenings will serve as an interactive celebration in which artists share their unique giftings with the…

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MCC B.C. Sharing our stories

Thursday, November 6, 2014

A series of intimate Thursday evenings celebrate unique Mennonite and Indigenous artistic traditions. These evenings will serve as an interactive celebration in which artists share their unique giftings with the…

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MCC B.C. Sharing our stories

Thursday, October 30, 2014

A series of intimate Thursday evenings celebrate unique Mennonite and Indigenous artistic traditions. These evenings will serve as an interactive celebration in which artists share their unique giftings with the…

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MCC B.C. Sharing our stories

Thursday, October 23, 2014

A series of intimate Thursday evenings celebrate unique Mennonite and Indigenous artistic traditions. These evenings will serve as an interactive celebration in which artists share their unique giftings with the…

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MCC B.C. Sharing our stories

Thursday, October 16, 2014

A series of intimate Thursday evenings celebrate unique Mennonite and Indigenous artistic traditions. These evenings will serve as an interactive celebration in which artists share their unique giftings with the…

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