When I visited my mother in the nursing home a few years ago while she still had more access to speech, I was privileged to watch her happiness as she ate her first meal after several days on a liquid diet necessitated by stomach flu.
In 2007, Mennonite Disaster Service, Canadian Mennonite University, and other church groups, together with the International Centre for Infectious Diseases, held Canada’s first-ever faith community summit on pandemic preparation, in Winnipeg.
With more than 40,000 copies sold to over 400 churches in Canada and the U.S., including 50 Mennonite Brethren churches, the Mennonite Publishing Network (MPN) Close to Home pamphlets about dealing with personal issues and problems are proving their usefulness.
The Dark Night: A Gift of GodAuthor: Daniel P. SchrockThis book covers a topic not well understood in evangelical circles – the dark night of the soul. Author Daniel P. Schrock is an American Mennonite pastor who also works as a spiritual director.
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The Mennonite family – ten children – is stuffed into a boxy 1930 Chrysler, the younger ones standing or sitting on laps. Southern Alberta’s chinook wind sandpapers the car’s windows…
The United Church of Canada’s 40th General Council made the news this summer for its proposals on the Middle East, but less publicized was the implication of Mennonites in the controversial subject of Middle East political response.
“Some experts speculate that the last few decades will be some of the poorest documented in history because the information created or the media it resides on will not stand the test of time,” says Conrad Stoesz, archivist at the Mennonite Heritage Centre and the Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies.