Bakerview MB Church, daughtered by nearby Clearbrook MB, celebrated a special anniversary Apr. 10–12, 2015, after a half-century of innovative ministry and growth.
Much has changed in the Herald since 1962, from editors to layout to content. But one thing has stayed the same. For five decades, Christian Press has served as the printer for our magazine.
Mennonite Brethren have always nurtured a vision for Christian publishing
The 2010 film Unstoppable tells the fast-paced story of an unmanned, half-mile-long freight train carrying a cargo of toxic chemicals barrelling toward a city. A veteran engineer and a young conductor race against the clock to bring the train under control before it derails on a curve and causes a catastrophe.
As an editor, I’ve always felt my job was something akin to building a cathedral. Each month, my task is to craft something beautiful and God-honouring for the glory of his kingdom. I’m called to put words, ideas, and stories together in a way that allows God’s light to shine into the everyday workings of our denomination.
In honour of our 50th anniversary, we’re highlighting 50 ministries from some of our churches across Canada. Moved by the love of Christ, members of Mennonite Brethren congregations creatively mobilize their skills and resources to share the good news by responding to needs around them, building community inside and outside the church. Take a trip across the country
What was it like 50 years ago? My wife Dorothy and I travelled down memory lane in an exciting journey into my past, like the one portrayed by Michael J. Fox in the classic movie Back to the Future.
A memory of integration comes to mind when I think of my six years at the MB Herald some 30 years ago. I remember a vision of Mennonite Brethren identity as holding together open gospel witness with acts of love and obedience. It’s true that memory sometimes plays tricks on us – but there you have it.
Mennonite Girls Can CookAuthors: Lovella Schellenberg, Anneliese Friesen, Judy Wiebe, Betty Reimer, Bev Klassen, Charlotte Penner, Ellen Bayles, Julie Klassen, Kathy McLellan, Marg BartelContrary to popular opinion, all Mennonites can’t sing, but we can all learn to cook.