The intent of my writing on the precious nature of hymns is to share their impact on my discipleship and encourage you as disciples to consider supplementing your own devotional time with hymns. A part of my spiritual respite with the Father includes singing or reading a hymn. It is a discipline worthy of any follower of Jesus.
Kaethe Warkentin, a Russian refugee, acted out of her own thriftiness and childhood experiences to found Hillsboro Et Cetera Shop in Kansas.
In the words of Brad Sumner, there are three things that hold us together as Mennonite Brethren, ‘shared convictions, shared relationships, and shared activities.’ Our shared relationships and activities come from a variety of places including events such as National Assembly, PCO, and EQUIP. Our shared convictions on the other hand, directly point to our MB Confession of Faith.
Normally when we think of rest, we think of physical rest. Or we think of zoning out in front of Netflix with a yummy snack. But what if the rest we seek is not the rest we need? Finding appropriate rest will help you implement sustainable practices for greater resilience. Today we’ll explore two types of rest.
God’s patience is most clearly manifested in Jesus Christ. It is in the revelation of Jesus Christ, and the attestation of Scripture that we can begin to speak of the necessary patience of God; Jesus is the person in whom the patience of God has been fully vindicated.
The success of the Fund caused the MDS Canada board to decide to make it permanent. A total of $200,000 CAD is available each year, with a limit of $5,000 CAD per applicant.