“In everything, educator” Scholar, teacher, administrator, pastor – but, in everything, educator – Elmer Martens’ life was a testament to faith and knowledge. Martens, 86, died suddenly Sept. 21, 2016, of…
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Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary-TWU, a part of the ACTS Seminaries consortium, held its graduation ceremony at Central Heights Church, Abbotsford, B.C., Apr. 23, 2016.
Martin was conscripted to the Roman army at age 15. Stationed in Gaul (modern-day France), he patrolled the streets, encouraging decorum and maintaining order as he interacted with those he met.
The Believers Church Bible Commentary (BCBC) series “brings the Anabaptist voice into the community of interpretation in a way nothing else can do,” says Gordon Matties, who serves as editorial council chair and MB representative.
Title: California Mennonites
Author: Brian Froese
California Mennonites is an engaging story of both cultural embrace and cultural resistance – Mennonite style. Brian Froese, associate professor of history at CMU, has completely reworked his doctoral dissertation in this book, narrating the Mennonite experience in California from the gold-rush days of the “Forty-Niners” to 1975.
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MBBS celebrates 40 years of preparing leaders for mission
The psalmist writes, “One generation commends your works to another; they tell of your mighty acts” (Psalm 145:4). Moses also reminds the Israelites that their faith needs to reach their…
“The resurrection changes everything,” says Jeff Peters, director of advancement at MB Biblical Seminary Canada. “Christians should spend time contemplating and celebrating this pivotal event.” The seminary has produced a…
I’m listed as an adjunct faculty member on the MB Biblical Seminary (MBBS) Canada website. Until recently, alongside my name and in brackets, it also said, “retired.” That word, beside my name, irritated me, so I asked the seminary to remove it.
You shall not separate what you do from who you are. Woe to the pastor whose work seems to put him at odds with living as a Christian. Blessed is…
“The more I study, the more I want to be the best follower of Christ that I can be,” says seminary student Kathy McCamis. “Jesus came to bring Good News;…
Christians seem to have a love-hate relationship with conflict. We love to disagree (note: there are approximately 33,000 denominations in the world), yet we often feel bad about engaging in conflict. It somehow feels dirty…
On the peace exhibit at the War Museum: Confessions of a newly converted Mennonite Brethren & A conscientious objector progeny ponders peace
“Do not be afraid; keep on speaking, do not be silent.” That word from the Lord to Paul in Corinth (Acts 18:9), quoted by Rob Thiessen, set the tone for BCMB’s 2013 convention, held at Coquitlam’s Eagle Ridge Bible Fellowship, May 3–4.
ACTS Seminaries hosted its 23rd annual commencement exercises Apr. 20 at Central Heights Church, Abbotsford, B.C.
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Seminary president witnesses a miracle – with a little help from some friends
It was a moment he’ll never forget. On Mar. 13, surrounded by polished marble, regal red carpet, and somber politicians, Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary Canada president Bruce Guenther looked down from the gallery in the B.C. provincial legislature and witnessed a miracle.