Discerning women in ministry leadership in the Mennonite Brethren church “It’s like a detective story; you see all these threads woven together,” says Doug Heidebrecht. Heidebrecht’s Women in Ministry Leadership:…
MB Historical Commission
Anicka Fast, Harold Jantz, and Jayaker Yennamalla are the 2015 recipients of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission’s MB studies project grants. The selection committee chose the three from a strong field of applicants, all working on projects of historical and theological interest to Mennonite Brethren around the world.
Rachel Twigg Boyce is the 2015 recipient of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission’s Katie Funk Wiebe research grant. At the AGM held in Fresno, Cal., (June 12–13, 2015), the Commission awarded the grant to Twigg Boyce, currently pastor of House Blend Ministries, an intentional Christian community in Winnipeg that is now seven years old.
As a pastor of a Mennonite Brethren church in Japan, Yoshio Fujii had limited knowledge of the church’s deep Anabaptist roots. To learn more about the church’s history and theology, he spent 2013/2014 studying at Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary in Fresno, Cal., followed by a five-week MB Historical Commission archival internship in May and June.