Welcome to MitfordPerformed by Bethany CollegeThe very popular Father Tim Kavanagh transitioned from print to stage in the Canadian premiere of Welcome to Mitford at Bethany College, Hepburn, Sask., Nov. 4–6.
In The Beginning, God: Creation, Culture, and the Spiritual LifeAuthor: Marva J. DawnTo those of us who’ve read the Bible and asked “How does this apply to me?” (by which we often really mean: “How can this text make me feel good?”), Regent College’s Marva J. Dawn says we’ve got the wrong question.
I confess: I’m mystified by some folks’ preoccupation with the “debate” about “evolution vs. creationism.” I’m puzzled by the notion that science and faith are at odds with each other. I’m troubled when people suggest that true Christian faith must include a belief in a six-day creation.
Building Cultures of TrustAuthor: Martin E. MartyWhen it comes to important issues of faith and life, what is your common response to people you disagree with or don’t understand? Quite often we label, disregard, argue against, and ignore people or groups with whom we differ.
In late September, a six-alarm fire broke out in one of the 18 high-rise buildings in St. Jamestown, a densely populated community in the heart of downtown Toronto. The blaze left 1,500 people homeless – many of them new immigrants and refugees to Canada.
It’s not every day Science class inspires a concert, but that’s exactly what Ron Peters’ Grade 8s at Mennonite Educational Institute Middle School, Abbotsford, B.C., did to raise money for Mennonite Central Committee’s Pakistan flooding relief.
As Christians, we believe Scripture clearly articulates that we have been created by God specifically for the purpose of fellowship with him and with one another. This is the pinnacle of what God’s creation is to do – to bring glory to him in all things. Article 3 of our Confession of Faith begins by relating our conviction that creation “declares God’s wisdom and power, calling all to worship Him.”
The opening of a new Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) building was like a “reunion of many long-time friends from all over Canada and the U.S.,” said MDS staff Jerry Klassen. Eight months after breaking ground, MDS dedicated the opening of the new binational office located at 583 Airport Road in Lititz, Pa., Nov. 13.