The parable of the ostrich

Monday, April 24, 2017

Have you ever seen an ostrich? Though awkward and gangly, these birds have a unique way of operating under attack. When threatened, the ostrich attempts to hide itself by lying flat on the ground and sticking its head into the sand. If this technique doesn’t work, it tries to run away. If cornered, the ostrich goes on the offensive with a kick of its powerful legs.

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We continue his work

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

You hear it occasionally – “I am honoured to share the stage with…”. Sometimes actors and athletes, songwriters and singers, billionaires and bureaucrats are genuinely privileged to work…

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Mission-minded board increases collaboration

Thursday, February 16, 2017

The Executive Board of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches met Jan. 26–28, 2017, in Abbotsford, B.C. “We continue to need and pursue a discipleship revolution of…

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Board appoints interim executive director

Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Executive Board of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches announced Jan. 15, 2017, Steve Berg appointed interim executive director effective Feb. 1, 2017.

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Q&A with moderator Bruce Enns

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Moderator Bruce Enns replies to questions about executive leadership transition.

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Executive director leaves position

Friday, November 25, 2016

The Executive Board of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (CCMBC) announced today that Willy Reimer will be leaving his position as Executive Director effective November 25,…

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Executive Board meetings report

Friday, February 26, 2016

Executive Board Meetings Report The Executive Board of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches hosted the provincial representatives in Abbotsford, B.C., Jan. 28, 2016. This annual gathering…

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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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The heartbeat of the gospel

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

The most powerful communication contains three elements: information, inspiration and invitation. All three are necessary to deeply engage the hearts and minds of those with whom we are building relationships.

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Executive board continues Herald, plans survey

Saturday, August 1, 2015

It has been good to see the healthy engagement and conversation regarding the closure of the MB Herald and the launch of a new publication and web strategy….

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Executive board approves mission statement, reduces budget

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

The Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches exists “to multiply Christ-centred churches to see Canada transformed by the good news of Jesus Christ.” The CCMBC executive board officially…

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Executive board report, fall 2014

Friday, November 14, 2014

WINNIPEG Executive board meetings are about “seeing where God is leading us to enhance and resource ministry on the ground through the provinces, local churches and  constituents,” says…

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CCMBC receives approval for sandbox

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Canadian Conference of MB Churches biennial convention, June 11–14, 2014 The centre, Vancouver, B.C. At Gathering 2014, CCMBC’s executive board introduced a motion to approve, in principle,a draft…

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“You do not belong to yourself”

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

I’m sure the presentations, workshops, and hallway discussions generated at this month’s study conference on human sexuality will be multiplied through many more conversations over the coming months….

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Executive board finds a sandbox at the beach

Thursday, August 1, 2013

The primary agenda item for CCMBC’s executive board during its June 13–15 meeting was prayer and discernment around the conference’s mission, operating principles, preferred culture, and central ministry…

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