contents of April issue
The graduation weekend of Bethany College, Hepburn Sask., April 20-21, included a concert held in the beautiful and historic Knox United Church in downtown Saskatoon. Susan J Schmidt Goerz directed a compilation of musical ensembles and drama called “When I Walk through Those Doors” along with special guest conductor Brent Kruger and Saskatoon’s Teen Challenge Choir.
Stories of love, hope, community, and transformation characterized the 2012/2013 Outtatown Discipleship School graduation celebration Apr. 14 as 61 young people graduated from the program.
Amanda Bartel is this year’s recipient of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission archival internship. The selection committee chose Amanda from a strong field of candidates from universities and colleges in…
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It was a moment he’ll never forget. On Mar. 13, surrounded by polished marble, regal red carpet, and somber politicians, Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary Canada president Bruce Guenther looked down from the gallery in the B.C. provincial legislature and witnessed a miracle.
My brother and I wander through the bustling old market. It’s a struggle to wend our way through hordes of people, motorcycles, and cars. The aromas of fish, spices, perfumes, fresh fruit, and diesel exhaust combine to create a smell as strange to our Western sensibilities as the shawarmas in our stomachs. Shopkeepers shout out their wares, each trying to outdo the next.
Arguing with Friends: Keeping your friends and your convictions
Author: Paul Buller
“The devil always sends errors into the world in pairs – pairs of opposites,” wrote C.S. Lewis. “He relies on your extra dislike of one to draw you gradually into the opposite one.” In Arguing With Friends: Keeping Your Friends and Your Convictions,Paul Buller (an engineer by training) tries to help us navigate between two errors when discussing our beliefs with those who disagree…