Poetry by Alexander Young
Often, while we are busy shouting at them in the language of science, the early chapters of Genesis patiently whisper to us in the language of worldview and theology.
Some years ago a woman phoned me to ask if I would attend a meeting at which scientists and university professors would be advising public school teachers on how to resist pressure to include creation science ideas in high school science classes. She wanted me to voice my support for the creation science position.
I have a confession to make. I am not Mennonite Brethren by birth. I do have a last name that gives me some MB street cred, but it’s a gift from my husband whose forebears were born in Russia. He married me to widen the gene pool.
Excited about the richness of liturgy, re: November; Disappointed by loss of Anabaptist values, re: November; Cowboy church creates community, re: November; Intersection and Crosscurrents provide insight, re: November; What about Remembrance Day?, re: November; Let’s practice discernment in worship, re: November
In solidarity with thousands of women who have been sexually assaulted in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, five Mennonite Congolese women joined an international rally of women calling for peace, demilitarization, and an end to violence against women.
Common Prayer: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals “makes it easier for us to truly live into what it means to be a priesthood of believers,” says Rachel Twigg-Boyce of HouseBlend ministries.
Pastors in their native Mexico, Ruben and Celina Zuniga never imagined the ways they’re now shepherding a flock when they immigrated to Canada 20 years ago.
Any visit to a local big box bookstore will reveal the works – often prominently displayed – of the “New Atheists,” a small group of Anglo-American intellectuals who argue that all forms of religious sentiment are destructive and that non-belief forms the only acceptable paradigm for building a rational and productive society.
Canada to strength relationship with Aboriginal peoples; AIDS epidemic slows down; Vulnerably housed Canadians face same health problems as homeless; MCC invites gifts for donation; Contest encourages Canadian writers; Arrow Leadership International Ministries restructures; Concerns for Mennonite reputation; CMU school of writing gives confidence; MCC Bolivia creates new resources for Old Colony teachers
At the new MARK Centre (MC) on Pender Island in B.C., participants from Mexico, California, India, and Canada gathered in fall for a leaders’ training session on “Listening to God.”
YHWH: The Flood The Fish & The GiantAuthors: G.P. Taylor & Paula K. Parker
YHWH: The Flood The Fish & The Giant is self-described as “ancient stories retold,” accurately introducing the book to its readers. Twenty powerful Old Testament stories are rewritten, presenting perspectives and themes that shed new light on old stories. The book will appeal most to pre-teens to early teens.
Introducing Andrew Dyck, Roger Thiessen, Laurence Hiebert, Joseph Sun, Dan Macloskie, Alejandro Arturo Avila, Adrienne Wiebe, Anthony Henderson, Jeff Siemens, Kevin Koop
Farewell to Abe Dueck, Bob Enns
Changes for 614 St. Jamestown – new name: Hope Community Church (Pastor Kevin Moore)
Websites Profiled: MB Biblical Seminary Canada & Victor Epp’s blog about Arkadak, South Russia
Winnipeg Real to Reel (WR2R) Film Festival; Republican congressman justifies opposition to Act