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More than just a crazy dog lady, re: April; Keep God’s vastness in sight, re: April; Kudos to volunteers, re: April; Modern science atrociously biased, re: March
The sanctuary of Richmond Chinese MB Church was filled with leaders who answered that call. Former Willingdon MB pastor Carlin Weinhauer, who is now semi-retired and works as a mobilizer for MBMSI, opened the afternoon with a devotional message, reminding kingdom labourers that “it’s a spiritual work we are called to.” It was a message that moved many, and led into a time of prayer at each table.
On a personal note, this is my last issue at the editor’s desk before I embark on another maternity leave. For my family, the transition means another baby in our lives. Sophia is looking forward to her new role as a big sister!
Graduates from CMU, Bethany and CBC
MCC produces new DVD series; HarperOne releases electronic books; Ave Maria Press launches downloadable prayer companion; New movie premieres on Lifetime Movie Network
Saving the Seasons: How to Can, Freeze, or Dry Almost AnythingAuthors: Mary Clemens Meyer and Susanna MeyerNot that long ago, many people knew how to preserve food. Knowledge was passed down from generation to generation. But that’s not the case today; say Susanna Meyer and Mary Clemens Meyer, co-authors of Saving the Seasons.
Introducing Normand Toupin, Harold and Dorothy Siebert, David Chow
Changes for Ken Peters and Doug Heidebrecht
Few leaders have served the Mennonite Brethren church with greater commitment, sacrificial diligence and longevity than David Ewert. For 70 years, his considerable intellectual, public speaking, and leadership gifts have been used to serve the church.
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Bringing light to the valley of shadows
There is nothing like a newborn to light up a room – and we entered with twins. Four months old and in all their identical glory. With three children of our own and two other grandchildren, the usual baby fussing isn’t a novelty. But I must admit that carrying twins around warms even my slightly jaded heart.
A decade ago, I wrote an article for the Herald on homosexuality, Welcoming and yet not affirming (Nov. 5, 1999), which attempted to assess the impact of this issue in the life of the church and culture, and, if possible, provide some direction to the church as we sought to live faithfully as followers of Christ.
Uncommon Providence: A daring escape from the Soviet Gulag, Author: Harold J. Dueck; Through the Window of the World I Experienced the Miracles of God, Author: Hilde Plett nee Polnau; Susanne Remembers: A Mennonite Childhood in Revolutionary Russia, Author: Susanna Willms Thielman with Philip Sherwood; Beyond the Exodus, Author: Lena Bergen Friesen
The annual convention of the Quebec MB conference (l’Association des églises des frères mennonites du Québec – AEFMQ) was held Apr. 10 in Laval at Église chrétienne de Ste-Rose.
At MBMSI’s SOAR Heartland, 265 youth from across Manitoba developed their ministry gifts over spring break (Mar. 25–Apr. 3).
Text Examined: 1 Kings 10:1-13 – “1 Kings 8–10 contains three important monologues. First, Solomon prays a long temple dedication to God, appealing to Yahweh to hear Israel’s prayers of repentance (8:22–61).”