The Oklahoma City area was hard hit by a deadly weekend storm system and Mennonite Disaster Service and local USMB congregations are preparing to respond.
Pastor and church planters transformed after spending a week with their counterparts from Southeast Asia during MB Mission’s missional DNA exchange in Thailand Bringing together church-planting pastors from North America…
No one would call Shane Claiborne boring. Claiborne looks and sounds like an Old Testament prophet, sporting dreadlocks, boldly questioning wealth, and calling for justice for the poor. He makes a lot of people – including Christians – uncomfortable. So it’s not surprising that Claiborne’s selection as one of two keynote speakers scheduled for the U.S. Mennonite Brethren conference’s 2011 youth convention in San Antonio, Texas, (SA2011), raised questions among some constituents.
The news that a trusted leader has disappointed us through personal or moral failure grieves us. We hurt when we learn of disintegrating marriages, sexual sin, or even criminal activity. Often, that grief plays out in multiple forms – shock, sorrow, outrage, disappointment, and fear.