God’s work in a refugee camp

Saturday, April 22, 2017

I have no nationality. I am just of Jesus Christ. My name is Safari and I have been a refugee for more than 20 years…because God wanted me…

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Congolese brothers in Christ build on a dream

Friday, February 10, 2017

Elders who grew up together are capping their lives of service with a building project to carry on their work in health, peace, education I learned to know Pakisa Tshimika…

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A primer on Anabaptism

Monday, February 6, 2017

Anabaptist Essentials: Ten Signs of a Unique Christian Faith Palmer Becker Herald Press According to 2015 statistics from Mennonite World Conference, there are more baptized members of Anabaptist-related…

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Olive orchard bears fruit of peace

Friday, December 9, 2016

How would you feel if your government blocked your driveway with dirt and concrete, and told you it was illegal to remove the debris?

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Proxy war and broken peace

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Angola as a case study I felt the burn rising in my head. “You mean to say the civil war in Angola was really a proxy war between…

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Global Mennonite Peacebuilding Conference considers Peace Network

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Conrad Grebel University College hosted academics, practitioners, artists and church workers at the inaugural Global Mennonite Peacebuilding Conference and Festival, June 9–12, 2016. In Waterloo, Ont., 203 people from 20 countries (from Canada to Colombia to DR Congo) attended 30 concurrent sessions.

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Saying goodbye to war and hello to peace in Colombia

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

On August 24, 2016, hundreds gathered in the city centre of Bogotá to celebrate an historic peace accord between the Colombian government and FARC guerilla group.

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Peace that permeates

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

People were skeptical when intern Elizabeth Wittrig announced her research topic for the MB archives: women’s voices and the Anabaptist peace witness. Wittrig was the 2015 summer archive…

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Fighters, refugees seek peace at home in Rwanda

Saturday, November 28, 2015

NORTH KIVU, DR Congo Mwasa Niyon Senga felt trapped as a first sergeant in the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), an armed group that terrorizes…

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5 Mennonite Brethren gifts for our Muslim friends

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Islam scholar Gordon Nickel, an adjunct professor at the University of Calgary, is not afraid to stand up for the truth claims of the Bible, especially in the arena of interfaith dialogue.

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Jaded or joyful givers?

Sunday, February 1, 2015

The fabled tooth fairy has yet to make an appearance at our house. When my daughter lost her first tooth last fall, she vehemently refused to put it…

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Discovering the Son of God: Spirit and truth

Sunday, February 1, 2015

A CMB’s story* When a Muslim comes to Christ, especially through a vision or other spectacular revelation, do you really need to explain? Isn’t conversion all a heart…

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Waging Peace: Muslim and Christian Alternatives

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Waging Peace: Muslim and Christian Alternatives      Third Way Media      Just because we have different beliefs doesn’t mean we need to start with hostility, says…

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A guide to following the Prince of Peace

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Peace Catalysts: Resolving Conflict in Our Families, Organizations and Communities
Author: Rick Love
In recent years, attention to peacemaking has been reinvigorated among North American Mennonite Brethren. Rick Love’s Peace Catalysts is a timely resource for two important reasons.

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Remembrance Day

Saturday, November 1, 2014

“I am glad that I ever met the conscientious objectors. They meant a lot to me.” E.J. Swalm records this sentiment from his jailer in St. Catharines, Ont.,…

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