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Elaine Hofer and Paul Waldner are members of Green Acres Colony, near Wawanesa, Man. Their Hutterite colony, along with Enes and Fata Muheljic from Wawanesa, worked with Mennonite... Read More
October 19, 2016 | God at work in the World | Elaine Hofer
As a young girl in Pennsylvania, where she was born, Janet Ranck’s interest in missions and supportive missions was nurtured by her family. Her father gave a house to the Eastern... Read More
October 19, 2016 | God at work in Us | Doug Snyder
David Lewis began as the intentional interim minister of Niagara United Mennonite Church in Niagara-on-the-Lake on Sept. 4, 2016. Lewis has a bachelor of theology degree from... Read More
October 19, 2016 | God at work in Us | Dave Rogalsky
The strange case of the Amish beard cutters five years ago thrust a normally quiet American community into the national spotlight. The bizarre attacks seemed so out of character... Read More
October 19, 2016 | Focus On Books & Resources |
If a person has a body that is physically and intellectually disabled, is it ethically right to use technology to keep that body small and childlike so that it is easier to care... Read More
October 19, 2016 | Focus On Books & Resources | Barb Draper
Poetry has always spoken to me. Whether it is the blank verse of Shakespeare, the doubling images of Hebrew scripture, or the lyrics of song, popular or otherwise. But I had not... Read More
October 19, 2016 | Focus On Books & Resources | Dave Rogalsky
Theology, Spirituality All You Need is Love: Honoring the Diversity of Women’s Voices in Theology . Jennifer Castro, ed. Women in Leadership Project, Mennonite Church U.S.A., 2016... Read More
October 19, 2016 | Focus On Books & Resources |
Winnipeg filmmaker Brad Leitch’s next project is a deeply personal one. The 30-year-old, who attends Hope Mennonite Church in the city, is making a documentary about “playback... Read More
October 19, 2016 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
For many people, studying at college or university is about more than just going to classes. It’s about connecting with peers at social events, service projects and forums that... Read More
October 19, 2016 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
Step into the fields of Etienne Tiendrébeogo (pictured at right in the bright shirt) in Yé, Burkina Faso, and you’ll notice something striking: large half-moon shapes dug into the... Read More
October 19, 2016 | Back Page | Marla Pierson Lester
When rushing water of the River Gris, overflowing with rain from Hurricane Matthew, washed away Sarditren Dete’s and Antovan Enit’s houses and possessions, it destroyed their... Read More
October 12, 2016 | Web First |
On Monday, September 26, 2016, I flew from Canada back to Colombia more excited than usual. After four years of negotiations with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC... Read More
October 11, 2016 | Web First | Hannah Redekop
“Are you on a tour?” Squinting in the summer sunlight, we glanced across the street as a man stepped out of his car. Guilty as charged. Our walking neighborhood tour, composed of... Read More
October 5, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Matthew Veith
A month after a pastors-only meeting, Mennonite Church B.C. congregations are being invited to give their personal views on the national church’s Being a Faithful Church (BFC) 7... Read More
October 5, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Amy Dueckman
It isn’t every day that Mennonites share a potluck meal with Muslims. Yet this is what happened when Wildwood Mennonite Church in Saskatoon invited members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim... Read More
October 5, 2016 | God at work in the World | Donna Schulz
Doug Snyder retired (again) on Aug. 28, 2016, this time as pastor of St. Agatha Mennonite Church, west of Waterloo. Born in 1941, Snyder remembers going forward at a Brunk tent... Read More
October 5, 2016 | God at work in Us | Dave Rogalsky
Ted and Darlene Enns Dyck came in the late 1980s to Conrad Grebel College in Waterloo, Ont., from Winnipeg, Manitoba’s urban capital. When they completed their time at Grebel,... Read More
October 5, 2016 | Focus On Education | Dave Rogalsky
Our purpose at Mennonite Collegiate Institute (MCI) in Gretna, Man., is to educate young people in an Anabaptist/Christian context, seeking to develop their God-given potential in... Read More
October 5, 2016 | Focus On Education |
I recently enjoyed a visit with a Rosthern (Sask.) Junior College (RJC) alumnus whose graduating class is from decades past. There were many smiles as we talked about old... Read More
October 5, 2016 | Focus On Education | Jim Epp
This fall, Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding (CJP) debuted an expanded course catalogue featuring its new MA in Restorative Justice program . In... Read More
October 5, 2016 | Focus On Education | Lauren Jefferson
On a hot June weekend, more than 100 Rockway Mennonite Collegiate alumni rehearsed, relived and performed a Rockway choral experience. Three beloved choral directors—Jan Overduin... Read More
October 5, 2016 | Focus On Education | Dave Lobe
Two members of Mennonite Church Canada congregations are among four recipients of 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards from Canadian Mennonite University (CMU): • Peter Guenther, a... Read More
October 5, 2016 | Focus On Education |
CMU Preliminary fall enrolment figures at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) in Winnipeg show stability of student registrations across all programs, with an overall full-time... Read More
October 5, 2016 | Focus On Education |
In recent months, Krista Loewen has been thinking a lot about Jeremiah 29:11: “For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm,... Read More
October 5, 2016 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
For some people, writing a song is a laborious process. Not for Michaela Loewen. Most of the time, the music and lyrics come to her in under half an hour. “I know if I can write... Read More
October 5, 2016 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp

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