From Good Friday to Easter For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he…
At the Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba Assembly workshops, Mar. 1–2, 2019, at Steinbach (Man.) MB Church, Steve Bock of La Salle led a youth ministry panel with Dave Lunn (Westside Community Church, Morden); Shannon Girard (Community Fellowship Church, Newton); Dwight Bennett (Eastview Community Church, Winnipeg); and Titus Graham (Living Word Temple, Winnipeg).
Grief, Grace and Hope: The Autobiography of Pakisa K. TshimikaAuthor: Pakisa K. TshimikaLately I have read several autobiographies by people I have known personally who have overcome great obstacles to achieve their goals. Pakisa Tshimika’s story tops them all with the courage he displays in triumphing over adversity. In the introduction, Tshimika quotes Henri Nouwen: “The question is not how to avoid loss…but how to choose it as a passage, as an exodus to greater life and freedom.”
Psalm 22:1 holds words attributed to King David; however, we know them best as words cried out by our Lord Jesus as he experienced excruciating pain while fastened with nails upon the cross (Matthew 27:46). For both David and Jesus, these heart-wrenching words of desertion reflected the greatest dread of all – the fear of God’s abandonment.