Like most Chinese MB members, we were an immigrant family from Hong Kong. Before we came some 10 years ago, we were members of an evangelical denomination. Joining an MB…
In 2010, Mennonite Brethren worldwide mark a century and a half since their beginnings in a small village in what is now Ukraine. To mark these 150 years, Kindred Productions is publishing Leaders Who Shaped Us, biographies of 25 men and women who have deeply influenced as well as reflected what Mennonite Brethren in Canada are today.
Profiled decisions on Baptism and Women in Ministry
Any time an event requires major changes to lower-income neighbourhoods, there are disruptions – and concern for those who live there. In B.C., the issue was addressed well in advance of the Olympics, but many critics say it’s not enough.
The air is frosty and crisp as I look over the ravine before me. Standing here reminds me of Moses leading the Israelites across the Red Sea, as the Egyptians pursue from behind. Both the downhill in front of me and the uphill after are daunting for a novice cross-country skier like me.
“Christ calls us to mission, and out of that the church forms,” says Ewald Unruh, director of ministries for the Canadian Conference of MB Churches (CCMBC). That was the overarching message of Renov8, the bi-annual Church Planting Congress in Calgary, Nov. 17–20, attended by more than 700 people.
I love birthday celebrations. When I turned 35, I decided to throw myself a huge party. I wanted all my friends and family to gather for an evening of fun, food, and… presents! I chose a Cat in the Hat theme and promised my guests a prize for the craziest hat (the award went to a firefighter friend who wore a vintage fireman’s helmet).
Trust, the second album from gemma, is a warm, gentle walk through the music of Taizé. With harp, panflute, violin, and gentle percussion, Trust has a Celtic-inspired sound, but expect emotive and peaceful music rather than jigs and reels.