“In my conversations with MB leaders across the country, particularly at our provincial conferences, it’s clear that our common mission is to reach lost people in Canada.”
MB Herald interim editor J Janzen sat down with five pastors of intentionally intercultural churches in B.C.’s Lower Mainland to talk about what it looks like to be a unified congregation expressing the various cultural and ethnic backgrounds of its members.
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For the first time, a leader from the Global South will become the General Secretary of the Mennonite World Conference (MWC). On May 4, the MWC executive committee formally appointed César García of Bogotá, Colombia, as general secretary-elect, to succeed Larry Miller on January 1, 2012.
We’re sorry, re: Armstrong B.C. Bible Chapel; Do singles matter?, re:Christian singles; Remembering faithful pastors, re: Thank you; Refreshed by good rest and rewarding work, re: March; Skeptical about skepticism, re: March; Bothered by baptisms, re: Baptism Photos; No misrepresentation, re: April
From Resurrection to New Creation: A First Journey in Christian TheologyAuthor: Michael W. Pahl“In the beginning God raised Jesus from the dead.” With these attention-grabbing words, Lendrum MB Church (Edmonton) pastor Michael W. Pahl begins his book, From Resurrection to New Creation: A First Journey in Christian Theology. From the outset, Pahl makes the case that since the resurrection of the crucified Christ was the “ground and centre of earliest Christian theology and practice,” it ought to remain as such for Christians everywhere today.
The Quebec conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (AEFMQ) celebrates their 50th anniversary this year. A weekend of remembrance and worship will take place June 10-12 (for more details, see www.aefmq.org), but first, the conference met in April for their annual convention.
Favoured Among WomenAuthor: Hedy Leonora MartensHedy Leonora Martens’ moving biographical novel is dedicated to “all of our immigrant ancestors who left their homelands to provide us with this land of safety and especially to those who tried and failed.”
MDS provides aid in Alabama; Millions benefit from Canadian Foodgrains Bank programs; Trinity Western University receives endowment; Mennonite Weekly Review changes name; New president of Osaka Evangelical Biblical Seminary; Former MWC president dies; Aeroplan prohibits pooled benefits to Evangelicals; Compassion Canada and Briercrest sign partnership; Christian leaders in Israel protest residency denial; Wal-mart approved for stakehold in Johannesburg supermarket; Teen Challenge International founder dies