Photo courtesy of Bethany College Bethany, dead at 88 Bethany College, the small Saskatchewan college born in the boom of Bible training schools amid the dust of the Depression, matriculates its last students…
Fifty writers from most of the 18 member conferences of International Community of Mennonite Brethren (ICOMB) are prepared to bless the 300,000 members of the global MB church through short devotionals available on the internet. The gift, authorized by the ICOMB executive, consists of 50 meditations for the 50 days between Easter and Pentecost of 2010.
To be honest, my motivation for going to Paraguay had more to do with visiting the land of my husband’s birth than attending the Mennonite World Conference. I hasten to add, however, that participating in Assembly 15 gave me some wonderful memories to treasure.
The dimly lit booth tucked into a balcony at the Centro Familiar de Adoración doesn’t hold much: a table and chairs, a pair of microphones, a bottle of water, a few sticky notes stuck to the window, a bilingual Bible – and Carmen Epp, listening intently through headphones to the sermon being delivered in Spanish down below.
The Mennonite World Conference (MWC) gathering in Asuncion, Paraguay, this July was wonderfully rich in its worship and learning, its human diversity, its tangible sense of being united in Christ. From morning until night, it was packed full.
How do we follow the way of Jesus Christ in the health field? Health care workers of Anabaptist faith from around the world will discuss their mission as Christian medical practitioners July 15–16 in Paraguay, in conjunction with Mennonite World Conference Assembly 15.