Our April prayer focus is inviting and seeking the Holy Spirit to fill us with Peace. This is the third quality in the fruit of the Spirit list we find in Galatians 5.
Our February prayer focus is on prayers for the Holy Spirit to fill us with Love (Agape). This is the first quality in the fruit of the Spirit list we find in Galatians 5.
Our 2023 prayer focus is on the theme of “Holy Spirit—Fill Us!” and will involve prayers for God’s filling us with the Holy Spirit so that we can participate in God’s mission in the world. Please join the Canadian MB family as we pray.
Warning: The following article could discourage a cute, comfortable, and romanticized view of Christmas.
Now, there are some listeners who prefer sitting quietly and are uncomfortable chatting with those beside them, but we become community together when we talk to others and when we listen to others. As a church, we are a worshipping community, a learning community, a caring community, and a missional community.
Where humans give up hope and see no future, God often brings hope
Our MB response, as people of the Book, is to go back to the book and engage the book and wrestle with the book in a world—even a Christian world—that wants to jump away from deeply engaging the book. Our Confession of Faith calls us to go back to the book!
True listening must involve taking the other person seriously—weighing carefully what they are saying.