Bakerview MB Church’s annual Bible conference honoured a highly regarded MB teacher and minister who died last April.
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?”
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.
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.”
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).