Five women from India who attended Assembly 15….
The dimly lit booth tucked into a balcony at the Centro Familiar de Adoración doesn’t hold much: a table and chairs, a pair of microphones, a bottle of water, a few sticky notes stuck to the window, a bilingual Bible – and Carmen Epp, listening intently through headphones to the sermon being delivered in Spanish down below.
It was one of those situations that slows traffic as we strain to sort out the details. The police, tow trucks, ambulance, and vehicle wreckage are all part of a picture that is all too familiar. Except this time it was me.
I was doing some touch-up painting around the house, when I encountered it: the small cluster of holes in the yellowish paint and drywall. Tucked away behind the mixer and the fishbowl in the kitchen, it is nearly imperceptible to all but the most knowing eyes.
The Emerging Millennials: How Canada’s Newest Generation is Responding to Change and ChoiceAuthor: Reginald W. BibbyIn The Emerging Millennials, Reginald Bibby, one of Canada’s premier sociologists provides educators, youth workers, and anyone else who desires it with an in-depth analysis of the complex lives of Canada’s teens.
The Mennonite World Conference (MWC) gathering in Asuncion, Paraguay, this July was wonderfully rich in its worship and learning, its human diversity, its tangible sense of being united in Christ. From morning until night, it was packed full.
The Leadership Jump: Building Partnerships Between Existing and Emerging Christian LeadersAuthor: Jimmy Long The Leadership Jump is a guide for leaders in churches and ministries today – and tomorrow. Jimmy Long identifies the changes occurring within many of our congregations, and addresses the approach, process, and perspective leaders must consider as they journey toward longevity.
Energy consumption levels drop; Hutterite Brethren affirmed; International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church; Cyndi Fecher named new managing editor of Gather ‘Round; 2 Mennonite periodicals discontinued; MennoPrank Society launched; Illegal to worship and teach religion in Vietnam; MCC to help farmers in North Korea; MDS produces 4-session study guide on crises; MPN to write new book
Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is appealing for financial contributions to help provide medications and supplies to Mennonite and Mennonite Brethren hospitals in the Democratic Republic of Congo. These denominations operate networks of hospitals and health centers reaching hundreds of thousands of people in southwestern Congo.