A Mennonite Brethren explores identity making among Indigenous theologians The loudspeakers piped an Indigenous honour song into the warmly lit chapel. A group of excited students and teachers filed onto…
Title: Christ at the Crux: The Mediation of God and Creation in Christological Perspective
Author: Paul Cumin
“How can theology say that God is other than the universe and also present within it?” Pemberton (B.C.) Community Church pastor Paul Cumin opens Christ at the Crux with this question. Mediation – the way Christ is somehow both divine and human – is a crucial mystery at the heart of the Christian faith and Cumin’s book.
Title: Reconcile: Conflict Transformation for Ordinary Christians
Author: John Paul Lederach
Some church attenders once asked peace worker John Paul Lederach when the Mennonites and their academics would stop fussing so much about peace issues and get on with the gospel. Lederach’s answer? “Reconciliation is the gospel.”
Sometimes I dread group prayer time. I don’t know what to say. My repeated “God, help so and so” feels stale. I needed help. Who better to ask about prayer…