Changes to the general operating bylaws of the Canadian Conference of MB Churches….
Volunteering changed my life. That may sound like an overstatement, but it’s true.
Living with a child who has Muscular Dystrophy (MD) is like riding a motorcycle, says father Cam Penner. “Blind corners, potholes, cars in coming lanes or lurking in driveways – danger and uncertainty line the road ahead.”
Emulate first-century excitement, re: March; Regenerate 21-01… really?, re: “Regenerate 21-01;” Efficiency not the answer, re: March; A critical analysis of the Olympics, re: February; Clarifying MBMSI history, re: February; Apples and oranges, re: February; Rubber-stamping not enough, re: February; Transparency, input required, re: February
Earthquake strikes central Chile; CMU launches French program; Shariah-compliant mortgages pose no legal problems; New Haiti disaster coordinator for MCC; New campus in DR Congo; Relief kits made for MCC’s Haiti efforts; “Non-sin conflict” course launched by Ron Toews; Islamic attack on Christian offices in Pakistan; Attacks on Christian minority could intensify in Burma
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The picture was in an old album of photographs laid out on the table in the church foyer at the MDS all-unit meeting in Saskatoon. Pictures from the early years are less profuse, but the themes were the same from 1948 to 2009: assorted disasters. In endless succession, they recorded the wreckage of hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, fires – and the cleanups.
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What would you do if someone in your church had a secret past, and their story was suddenly splashed on the front pages of every newspaper?
Ontario church plants have found their way to the big city, and are discovering innovative ways of being salt and light among their neighbours – and they want to encourage established churches to do the same. Hosted by the Ontario board of church extension (BOCE), Feb. 19–20, the 79th annual convention of the Ontario Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches challenged some 140 participants, and attempted to build bridges between the province’s old and new ministries.
When you think of volunteers at Habitat for Humanity, you likely picture them sporting hardhats and hammers. But longtime Lendrum MB Church member Don Neufeld was honoured by four Alberta agencies for using his accounting skills in service of Habitat for Humanity Edmonton.