David Wiebe: I have an idea. Let’s regularly pray for our conference leaders! Isn’t that radical?! I have another idea. Let’s do it in our weekend worship services in our Mennonite Brethren churches.
- Arts & Culturebooks
Title: Unsettling Truths: The on-going, dehumanizing legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery.
Author: Mark Charles and Soong-Chan Rah
This book shines a damning light on the “Doctrine of Discovery,” the legal framework that grounded and justified European colonial rule of the Americas, and whose fallout continues to impact Indigenous lives to this day.
That’s how Eleanor Kendall of Marquette, Man. describes the new free house she is getting this year from Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS). For Kendall, it’s overwhelming. “It’s the best Christmas present,” she says. “I cry every time I think of it.”