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In 2006, three young church leaders decided to revolutionize the consumerism of Christmas by encouraging their communities to “spend less, give more, love all, and worship fully” the ultimate gift of Christ.
Conference unity, our MB identity, and seminary education were several critical issues the executive board of the Canadian MB conference addressed at their April 17-18 meetings in Winnipeg.
The Quebec MB conference, Association des Églises des Frères Mennonites du Québec, met for their annual convention April 4 at Église Saint-Jérôme in Montreal. Close to 50 delegates, ministry workers, and special guests assembled to worship together and hear reports on conference ministries. Following a word of welcome and a time of worship, Daniel Genest, pastor of the host church, gave a meditation on Hebrews 11:35–40.
The Alberta conference held three Regional Council of Church Leaders meetings January 19-21, in Edmonton, Calgary, and Lethbridge. Ewald Unruh, director of the national conference’s Regenerate 21-01, participated in the evenings of information, connection, conversation, and prayer.
Dwayne Barkman and Stéphane Rhéaume have joined the church health team as part of the overall ministry vision of Regenerate 21-01 (R21-01).
The executive board and staff of the Canadian conference met Oct. 24–25 to review and discuss the strategic plan for Regenerate 21-01 (R21-01), including actions to implement in the new year.
[Pastors set denomination’s tone] re [October], [Denominations not a panacea] re [October], [Proudly display MB name] re [October], [Church is for the whole town] re [October], [Emergents disregard biblical authority] re [October], [Ask God about Laughter] re [October], [Healing required] re [September], [Accountability structures on the decline] re [September], [Authority without accountability dangerous] re [September], [Don’t forget youth] re [September], [Words are imprecise] re [September], [Lots of figurative language in the Bible] re [September], [What it means to be Mennonite] re [August], [Responsibility to protect unborn] re [July].
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Responses from denominational leaders concerning Jim Holm’s resignation as president of MBBS
President Jim Holm’s resignation in August was difficult for everyone at Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary because of the key level of trust placed in him. Jim informed the board of his extramarital relationship and offered his resignation. The board acted quickly and appropriately in accepting that resignation.