Restorative justice funding reinstated

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

MCC welcomes the Canadian government announcement that it will provide nearly $7.5 million over five years to Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA), which helps convicted sex offenders…

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Stories that move

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Fittingly for a Canadian story, Randy Klassen observes, it began with hockey. Bethany College mission instructor Trever Godard took a group of second-year students to the Olympics in…

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So many Bibles! Which one should I choose?

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Gone are the days when everyone quoted from the King James Version. Bible Gateway lists no less than 50 English Bible versions,not including novel paraphrases like the Hip…

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Family secrets

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Apparently not all deeds can be brought into the open. Even the psalmist recognized that some wonders might remain hidden: “How can we sing the songs of the Lord while in a foreign land?” (Psalm 137:4).

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Praying the passion

Friday, March 1, 2013

The sacrificial death of Jesus must shape not only our thinking, but also our praying. When we look at the cross through the lens of the Lord’s Prayer…

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Vocabulary of the gospel is healing

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

“I just want a hug from my sisters.” The pain in the grandmother’s voice is heart-rending, as she gives voice to the hurt and estrangement that has splintered her family. It’s a story all too familiar to thousands of First Nations families across Canada,

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At the Scent of Water: The Ground of Hope in the Book of Job

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

At the Scent of Water: The Ground of Hope in the Book of Job
Author: J. Gerald Janzen
At the Scent of Water is a rare gift for those who want to explore the mysteries of Job.

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The Voice New Testament

Sunday, April 1, 2012

The Voice New Testament
Ecclesia Bible Society

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Ecclesiastes: Believers Church Bible Commentary

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Ecclesiastes: Believers Church Bible CommentaryAuthor: Douglas B. MillerAt a certain MB church I once attended, a large plaque hung in the foyer, with the rather daunting welcome: “Guard your steps when you go to the house of God, to draw near to listen” (Ecclesiastes 5:2, RSV). That, and the occasional reading (always at a funeral) of the famous poem “For everything there is a season…” (3:1–11, RSV) make up almost the sum total of my encounters with Ecclesiastes in public church life. Rather ironic, given that the book’s name derives from the Greek word for church, ekklesia.

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MB Herald recognized by peers

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

The Mennonite Brethren Herald took home a total of 8 recognitions from the Canadian Church Press and Evangelical Press Association awards contests for content published in 2010.

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Treading the Dawn: Part 4

Monday, November 1, 2010

Over the last several months, we’ve been shadowing the Dawn Treader as it adventures eastward. We’ve let C.S. Lewis entertain us with a rollicking story, but we’ve also let him sow seeds of theological truth in our imaginations as we unpack some of the symbols he uses to tell this story.

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Treading the Dawn: Part 3

Friday, October 1, 2010

Among the many memorable phrases in the Anglican Book of Common Prayer, we find the following petition: “from all the deceits of the world, the flesh, and the devil, Good Lord, deliver us.” These three form a deadly trinity of deception often called the “enemies of the soul.”

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Treading the Dawn: Part 2

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

The storyline of The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (VDT) begins not on the ship – an enduring symbol of the Christian church – but with someone who doesn’t want anything to do with such a ship. His name? “Eustace Clarence Scrubb – and he almost deserved it”!

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Honourable mention poetry

Sunday, August 1, 2010

  Kingdom snow falls like seed on the fields on the roads piling up growing stopping everything like a parable Randy Klassen teaches Bible, literature, and music at…

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Treading the Dawn

Sunday, August 1, 2010

This December, the third movie in the Chronicles of Narnia series will be released. Many of us are looking forward to the appearance of The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (VDT hereafter) but right now, I’ve got a novel suggestion for you: read the book this summer.

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