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…
On August 24, 2016, hundreds gathered in the city centre of Bogotá to celebrate an historic peace accord between the Colombian government and FARC guerilla group.
After decades of armed conflict, many Colombians, including representatives from Anabaptist groups, are cautiously optimistic that upcoming talks will help build sustainable peace in the country. On Aug. 27, 2012,…
A Mennonite church in this small mining town in western Colombia is reaching out to children affected by ongoing violence in the region.
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Prime Minister Stephen Harper and I were recently in Colombia. We visited youth programs in a marginalized urban neighbourhood, met with business leaders, and talked with Colombians about the new Canada–Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA) which went into effect Aug. 15, 2011.
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.
As a missionary in Colombia during the 1990s, Dorothy Siebert saw the dearth of materials available to Spanish-speaking pastors and church leaders. A dream was born to provide a resource for MB leaders and church members throughout Latin America, starting with Albert Enns’ biography.