Article 4: Sin and evil

Friday, September 1, 2017

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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Creation: a guide for mission

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

“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.”

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BFL update

Sunday, January 1, 2017

The Board of Faith and Life met Nov. 23–24, 2016, inaugurating new members Robyn Serez (MAL), Christine Longhurst (Manitoba representative), Elton DaSilva (MBCM executive director), Phil Gunther (SKMB…

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A walk on the wild side

Monday, December 26, 2016

A Dangerous Mind W. Marshall Johnston and Daniel J. Crosby, editors Wipf and Stock What is the subject? A Dangerous Mind is not in fact a book sequel…

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PCO 2016

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

After interacting with provincial conference ministers, professors from MB Biblical Seminary and Columbia Bible College and leaders from CCMBC ministries like L2L and the C2C Network over June 14–16, 2016, Pastors Credentialing Orientation graduates received communion and prayers of blessing and commissioning.

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Gathering 2016 recap – breakout sessions

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Board of Faith and Life “BFL’s aspiration is to be a resource for the whole church,” said chair David Miller. One way they’ve done that recently is to…

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The addition and subtraction of Lent

Sunday, February 28, 2016

The addition and subtraction of Lent Seasons of seeking God, and elevated intentionality in spiritual practices like Lent or Advent are useful. “Grace removes earning; it does not…

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Board of Faith and Life report

Friday, February 26, 2016

Board of Faith and Life report The Board of Faith and Life met this January for three days of meetings. The majority of our time was devoted to…

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Statement on study conference from the boards

Friday, February 26, 2016

At the January 2016 meetings of the Board of Faith and Life (Jan. 24–26, 2016) and Executive Board (Jan. 26–28, 2016) of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren…

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BFL: Report on study conference

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Why do Mennonite Brethren hold study conferences? It is because Christians are called to be united. This unity comes from our rootedness in Christ. The work of the…

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Single, together, and rooted in Scripture

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

The kaleidoscope of constituent perspectives at the board of faith and life’s (BFL) “God, Sex and Church: A Theology of Healthy Sexuality” suggested a subject for the next study conference: hermeneutics.

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Study conference 2015

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

“God, sex and the church: a theology of human sexuality” BFL study conference 2015 *See also CCMBC special meeting 9:00-5:00 SPEAKERS Bruxy Cavey is the author of best-selling…

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Big issues come in small pamphlets

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Board of Faith and Life’s “Making our weddings Christian” pamphlet goes into every premarital counselling packet at College Drive Community Church, Lethbridge, Alta. “It challenges a couple to see their wedding as God-centred,” says pastor Brent Miller.

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BFL helps churches navigate theological waters

Friday, May 1, 2015

The Board of Faith and Life (BFL) has been working to create stronger bonds to unify Canadian MBs. During the BFL breakout session at Gathering 2014, we continued…

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Board of faith and life report, winter 2015

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Mandated with the broad and ongoing task of upholding ethical and biblical integrity, the board of faith and life meetings never lack a full agenda. At the winter…

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