I’m not sure which was more stressful: the fact that I was 35 years old and connected to an electrocardiogram machine, or the dawning realization that my body was…
Choral singing has been a beloved Mennonite activity for more than 100 years, and Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) will commemorate its 10th anniversary with two spring concerts: Mar. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Westminster United Church, Winnipeg, and Mar. 27 at 3:00 p.m. in Mennonite Collegiate Institute’s (MCI) Buhler Hall, Gretna, Man.
Injustice should not stand, re: Northview Community Church; The other side of Remembrance Day, re: January; Positive approach a critical first step, re: January; Convictions wanted, re: January; Terms of creation discussion confusing, re: January; Darwin’s Intelligent Design, re: January; Basic Truths, re: January; Shotgun approach to creation, re: January; Mixing lies with truth, re: January; Looking forward to further discussion, re: January
Pondering prayer is somewhat like looking through a periscope for one object in the vastness of the ocean. Numerous volumes about prayer flood the shelves of Christian bookstores and an avalanche of new releases on the subject from online sources can fill email inboxes. Yet, even with commentaries, multiple Bible translations, and all these resources, many still yearn for intimacy with the almighty God of the universe.
MCC’s responses to the disaster have come from around the globe: 39 countries donated $14 million, Mennonite churches in neighbouring Dominican Republic immediately offered material aid, a Work and Learn team from Paraguay, Guatemala, and Costa Rica cleared rubble for six long days in July, 15 volunteer structural engineers evaluated buildings for soundness, and Californian engineer James Mwangi spent a year training Haitians to build earthquake- and hurricane-resistant houses and supervising construction of 200 homes for families of people living with a disability.
Flooding in Pakistan displaces millions; MCC relocates Egyptian workers; Sexual violence in Haiti rises; B.C. Christian News ceases publication; CMU launches bachelor of business administration degree; Max Canada Insurance offers grants to congregations in need; Commissioners not to refuse solemnization contrary to beliefs; Mennonite Church USA affirms 2013 Convention location; Food study travels to Guatemala