The following is a conversation between MB Herald interim editor J Janzen and Canadian Mennonite University faculty Gerry Ediger (professor emeritus of Christian history) and Gordon Matties (associate professor of biblical studies & theology, and dean of humanities and sciences). Together, they challenge the idea that study is only for academics and explore what mindful discipleship might look like for the ordinary Christian.
The Mennonite Brethren Church Around the World: Celebrating 150 YearsEditor: Abe DueckThe Mennonite Brethren Church Around the World: Celebrating 150 Years takes its readers on a global pilgrimage visiting 18 countries on five continents. Historically, pilgrims embarked on their sometimes arduous journeys in quest of insight and inspiration, and the sponsors of this commemorative volume hope it will accomplish precisely that.
Longing for God: Seven Paths of Christian DevotionAuthors: Gayle D. Beebe and Richard J. Foster Longing for God is the latest book from the network of spiritual writers in association with Richard J. Foster and renovaré, Foster’s spiritual renewal movement. Despite being mainly written by Beebe, the book fits well on the longer shelf of books coming from Foster such as Streams of Living Water, Celebration of Discipline, and Prayer: Finding the Heart’s True Home. In each of these books, Foster provides practical insight into spiritual formation, offering multiple portals through which readers can take further steps in their journey with God.