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.
Contents of the September 2009 issue, including coverage of Mennonite World Conference Assembly 15 in Paraguay
The students of Instituto Biblico Asuncion (IBA) were on their mid-term break, but July offered little respite to the school’s director, Martin Hartwig Eitzen.
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.
Five women from India who attended Assembly 15….
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.
Lessons from a long ride; Delightful, but difficult too; This is what it means; Nothing is more damaging; Listen to me carefully; Revival in Cuba; Should we meet again?
Road of Suffering Artist: Jakob Wedel Suffering and faith go hand in hand in the story of Russian Germans in the 20th century.
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.
For many people, singing together was one of their Assembly 15 highlights. For the man who led that singing, it was the highlight of his life.
When Adelheid Thiessen agreed to head the mammoth task of preparing ten meals for 5,800-plus Assembly 15 participants, she knew the menu would have to be simple. She knew she’d also need an awfully big cooking pot.
Paraguayan Mennonites you might meet at Assembly 15 Could you imagine leaving your family and your home and setting off for the heart of South America, never knowing when you…
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.
Why MBs should go to Asunción in July for Assembly 15 Paraguay is a “Mennonite zoo” with at least 20 species. The MB church has been there almost…