Evangelical Anabaptist. Catholic Anabaptist. Pentecostal Anabaptist. I have used all these phrases in different contexts to explain my identity as a follower of Christ. In those sentences, the first word…
César García, an MB pastor from Colombia, serves the world Anabaptist family as general secretary of Mennonite World Conference.
Love for neighbour is absolutely central to the gospel, speaker Bruxy Cavey said in the final mass worship service of Assembly 2015. This event saw the passing of a symbolic shepherd’s staff from MWC president Danisa Ndlovu to incoming president Nelson Kraybill.
The 16th Mennonite World Conference (MWC) Assembly opened July 21, 2015, in Harrisburg, Pa., with a parade of Mennonites from across the globe, with confession of past treatment of Native…
We lament the horrendous and inhumane atrocities, reports of which fill our newspapers and dominate our television screens. It is not difficult to imagine Jesus weeping today as he did in Luke 19:41–42. The world is not the way it was meant to be. At Jesus’ birth, the angels proclaimed “peace on earth” (Luke 2:14). Through Jesus, God calls the church to be God’s co-workers in the ministry of reconciliation (2 Corinthians 5:18–19).
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Larry Miller remembers one moment clearly when, as a 38-year-old, he was weighing whether or not to accept the nomination to lead Mennonite World Conference. The year was 1988, 23 years ago, and he was sitting in a university library in Strasbourg, France, where he lived.
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General Secretary-Elect César García reflects on his journey and vision César García, an MB pastor and conference leader from Bogotá, Colombia, was recently appointed general secretary-elect of Mennonite World Conference.…
My first memories of TV are in black and white. Like many Latin American children, I loved to watch North American programs. I learned very interesting things about North America. There were strange humans, such as The Six Million Dollar Man, The Bionic Woman, and Man from Atlantis. Cartoons showed us mice, birds, cats, and dogs who could speak.