Randy Friesen is a dear brother and friend who has encouraged us, inspired us and taught us much of what it means to walk through trials with humility and grace. We bless him, Marjorie and his family as they enter a season of rest and reflection. We are eager to see what the Lord has in store and pray that God will continue to use him mightily among us.
If being an evangelical motivates people to act in ways that seem inconsistent with their supposed commitment to be the embodiment of good news — and not just any good news, but the good news of Jesus the Christ — then it is easy to identify the disconnect between what evangelicals are doing and what the evangel actually is.
Moments of quiet contemplation that lead to insights are welcomed and encouraged, but clear discernment and direction occur in community.
Christians would be wise to consider that there is no mandate in Scripture for self-assertion of personal rights. The concept of personal rights is not a biblical one; rather, it is a product of modern political ideas about human flourishing and governmental operation.
As you engage with the CUSP, you will notice that this is not an organizational strategic plan; it is a mission plan. We begin by identifying our call to mission and respond to that call with strategic steps. At this moment in time, we must be clear about our underlining mission. The CUSP identifies that mission as the following…
Fourteen people have occupied the editor’s chair at the MB Herald. Each person brought a unique perspective and a distinct voice to a particular time in the life of the magazine and the Canadian MB conference. Here, some reflect on the legacy of the magazine over its 58 years.