Manitoba focuses on good news Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba Assembly, Mar. 1–2, 2013 There was a “sweet, sweet spirit” at Steinbach MB Church, Mar. 1, for the Mennonite Brethren…
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“Wasn’t it beautiful that we didn’t just talk about prayer? We actually took time to pray,” said MB Church of Manitoba (MBCM) executive director Elton DaSilva. “Wasn’t it awesome to hear all those voices lifted up before the presence of God?”
In what way is Jesus “good news” for someone trying to “find” herself? Where can one find stories of redemption and grace for a neighbour unfamiliar with the Bible? How do you share the gospel with “a good person” who doesn’t feel a burden of guilt for wrongs done?
After last year’s intense business sessions, the MB Church of Manitoba (MBCM) gave Assembly 2010 delegates a chance to attend equipping workshops and ask God to speak to them about the future. The province’s annual convention, held March 5–6 at Portage Avenue Church in Winnipeg, drew in some 230 delegates, and focused heavily on church planting and compassion ministries.