All That Belongs Dora Dueck Turnstone Press Reviewed by Jon Isaak The novel – featuring a retired Mennonite archivist named Catherine Riediger, who makes several startling discoveries of her own…
The Historical Commission of the U.S. and Canadian Mennonite Brethren Churches announces FIVE research and writing grants for 2017–2018. Click on the highlighted URLs below for details. Grants of…
Doug J. Heidebrecht is the 2016 recipient of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission’s Katie Funk Wiebe research grant. After the annual general meeting held this year in Abbotsford, British Columbia (June 3–4, 2016), the Commission awarded the grant to Doug Heidebrecht for his research project: Sisters Leading Brothers? Mennonite Brethren and Women in Ministry Leadership.
Anicka Fast, Harold Jantz, and Jayaker Yennamalla are the 2015 recipients of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission’s MB studies project grants. The selection committee chose the three from a strong field of applicants, all working on projects of historical and theological interest to Mennonite Brethren around the world.
Rachel Twigg Boyce is the 2015 recipient of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission’s Katie Funk Wiebe research grant. At the AGM held in Fresno, Cal., (June 12–13, 2015), the Commission awarded the grant to Twigg Boyce, currently pastor of House Blend Ministries, an intentional Christian community in Winnipeg that is now seven years old.
Title: California Mennonites
Author: Brian Froese
California Mennonites is an engaging story of both cultural embrace and cultural resistance – Mennonite style. Brian Froese, associate professor of history at CMU, has completely reworked his doctoral dissertation in this book, narrating the Mennonite experience in California from the gold-rush days of the “Forty-Niners” to 1975.
Liz Wittrig is the recipient of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission’s summer archival internship for 2015. The selection committee chose Liz from several strong candidates from Mennonite universities and colleges in the U.S. and Canada.