Bakerview MB Church’s annual Bible conference honoured a highly regarded MB teacher and minister who died last April.
In Akron, Pa., Jan. 31–Feb. 1, key stakeholders of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) reached crucial structural agreements that support MCC’s worldwide ministry for the 21st century.
About 10 years ago, I decided to obey God by honouring his command to Sabbath keeping.
It is the most mind-numbing task demanded of the Herald editor all year long. It comes at the very worst time, right in the middle of the busy Christmas season. It is called “proofreading the annual index,” that listing of everything we have published in the previous year.
Revelation: New Covenant Commentary SeriesAuthor: Gordon D. Fee
“What does it mean for God and his Christ to be the one and only sovereign(s) in a universe in which others compete for sovereignty and worship; and what does it mean for contemporary people of God to be a countercultural alternative in such a world?”
Lent is celebrated as 40 days of fasting leading to Easter, imitating Christ’s 40-day withdrawal to the wilderness. Western tradition excludes Sundays from the fact, in celebration of the resurrection.
The executive board of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (CCMBC) gathered in Abbotsford, B.C., Jan. 28–29. Discussions centred on a future executive director and task force findings from a recent summit.
To Montreal church planters David and Franca Manafo, church isn’t about “come and see.” It’s about “go and live” – living in the community as a “tangible presence” of Christ. The conviction is based on Peter’s challenge (1 Peter 2:5) to live in your culture and become moving, living stones in Christ’s kingdom.
Websites profiled: Google Art Project, Veritas Forums; Big Bible Town
Changes for MBBS Canada – introducing Dr. Bruce Guenther
Introducing Art Birch, Greg Good, Tyler Hagan, Mary Anne Isaak
Farewell to Terry Wicks, Chris Douglas
There was no shortage of water outside as 155 Mennonites and Aboriginals gathered at Bethel Mennonite Church, Winnipeg, on a snowy Jan. 14 evening to discuss water issues on northern Manitoba reserves. After a series of articles in the Winnipeg Free Press highlighted Third World living conditions on First Nations reserves in the Island Lakes region, Mennonite Central Committee Manitoba organized the consultation, Just Water: Challenges in the Island Lake Communities, to explore “whether or how to respond to the water crisis in the Island Lake aboriginal communities.”
After a considerable process of prayer and discernment, the executive board of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (CCMBC) has appointed Willy Reimer to the position of executive director.
The wilderness can be a harsh teacher. Last summer, when a bear entered our campsite on a canoe trip, I was reminded that I was an intruder in another creature’s territory and that my presence offered opportunities and dangers to us both.
Explaining prayer can seem like a daunting task. After all, you’re telling a person about communicating with Someone they cannot see, feel, or touch, Someone who most likely won’t talk back in an audible voice (though it would be pretty cool if that happened).
After four years of conversation, leaders of the International Community of Mennonite Brethren launched a global scholarship fund at their annual meeting in Germany, May 2010. Final details are now in place.