No, it’s not what you might be thinking—nobody is nude. At least, not literally, although more than 300 people have joined the Naked Anabaptist group on the Facebook social media... Read More
May 3, 2010 | Feature | By John Longhurst
They’re advertised on billboards, on radio and television. The kiosk in your local grocery store or shopping mall sells them. Your local charity wants you to buy one to help it... Read More
April 19, 2010 | Feature | By Deborah Froese
Mennonite organizations tend to agree that gambling is wrong, but few policies are in place to respond to donations of gambling revenue. Perhaps this is because of a prevailing... Read More
April 19, 2010 | Feature | By Deborah Froese
I’ve never resisted selling chocolates or magazines for my children’s school, but this time was different. “Would you volunteer a few hours of your time at our casino fundraiser... Read More
April 19, 2010 | Feature | By Donita Wiebe-Neufeld

Worshippers at the Zion Church of the Messiah near Gabarone, Botswana, are asked to read Scripture “on the spot,” according to photographer Dan Dyck.

How much of your worship service is spent reading and hearing Scripture? 10 percent? 15 percent? More? Less? In 2004, my doctoral thesis advisor, Constance Cherry, who teaches... Read More
April 5, 2010 | Feature | By Christine Longhurst
1. What have been some of the more effective and less effective ways that you have heard Scripture read during worship? What are the advantages and disadvantages of reading longer... Read More
April 5, 2010 | Feature | Canadian Mennonite

“Supper at Emmaus” by Caravaggio (1601). National Gallery of London, England.

On that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about 11 kilometres from Jerusalem. They were talking with each other about everything that had happened. As... Read More
March 22, 2010 | Feature | By Udo Woelke

The late Peter J. Dyck

“Thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ” (Paul, in I Corinthians 15:57). Easter is the most joyous holiday on our calendar. Nature decorates the... Read More
March 22, 2010 | Feature | By Peter J. Dyck
1. How does your congregation commemorate the pain of the cross and celebrate the joy of Easter? What do you find most meaningful? Peter J. Dyck describes a papier-maché drama... Read More
March 22, 2010 | Feature |
There I was, the country-bumpkin pastor amidst all the really important people at the National Prayer Breakfast in Ottawa. Such an event is quite the shindig for someone from the... Read More
March 8, 2010 | Feature | By Phil Wagler
1. How are country churches different from city churches? Do you agree with Phil Wagler that country churches are more traditional? What are the advantages of living in the city... Read More
March 8, 2010 | Feature |