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As Lucy Roca was leaving Colombia for her safety and that of her family 12 years ago, the Colombian national church commissioned her to establish Spanish-speaking congregations in... Read More
November 16, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Dave Rogalsky
The little church that was home to the New Church Society of Rosthern for more than a century has a new home beside the Mennonite Heritage Museum on the Rosthern Junior College (... Read More
November 16, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Donna Schulz
With titles such as “Don’t be a culture monkey” and “I saw an orange glow on the horizon,” participants at Mennonite Church Saskatchewan’s annual Equipping Day had a difficult... Read More
November 16, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Donna Schulz
Since Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) issued its final report in 2015, denominations and congregations across the country have wrestled with how to respond in... Read More
November 16, 2016 | God at work in the World | Donna Schulz
During the First World War (1914-18), some citizens of Berlin, Ont., grew uncomfortable with their city’s name. At war with the Germans, they did not want to be identified as... Read More
November 16, 2016 | God at work in the World | Dave Rogalsky
Peter Kehler, long-time Mennonite missionary, pastor and church worker of Abbotsford, B.C., died Oct. 5, surrounded by his family. He was 89. Kehler was born in St. Anne, Man., on... Read More
November 16, 2016 | God at work in Us | Amy Dueckman
What do popular films like Star Wars and Raiders of the Lost Ark have to do with the Bible? Gary Yamasaki explores this question by identifying the filmmaking principles... Read More
November 16, 2016 | Artbeat | Amy Dueckman
Old behaviour influenced the music on singer-songwriter Anna Wiebe’s latest musical release, New Behaviour . The 24-year-old folk-pop songstress based in Guelph, Ont., partially... Read More
November 16, 2016 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
From 2011 to 2013, I was a resident of the Menno Simons Centre, a not-for-profit student residence located near the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver. At Menno, I... Read More
November 16, 2016 | Young Voices | Thomas Bergen
“God is helping us take apart what was, in order to build something new, so that we can engage the world in more effective ways,” says Keith Regehr confidently. Regehr is the... Read More
November 16, 2016 | Web First | Deborah Froese
“It is all of us together that make Mennonite Central Committee [MCC] breathe,” said Eileen Klassen Hamm, and each element of MCC Saskatchewan’s “encounter” and annual general... Read More
November 16, 2016 | Web First | Donna Schulz
Members of the new Mennonite Worship and Song Committee met for the first time Sept. 22 to 25, 2016, at Park View Mennonite Church in Harrisonburg, Va. A new collection of worship... Read More
November 16, 2016 | Web First | Deborah Froese, with MennoMedia files
“Every transition is an invitation to journey with God,” is how Cindy Wallace ended each session with the women attending the annual Mennonite Church Saskatchewan women’s retreat... Read More
November 16, 2016 | Web First | Lois Siemens
“Who is MC B.C.? What kind of family are we and what kind of family do we want to be?” These questions were posed by Garry Janzen, executive minister of Mennonite Church British... Read More
November 2, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Amy Dueckman
Donna Entz, an outreach worker for Mennonite Church Alberta, has many friends in the North Edmonton communities in which she lives and works. Manna Ali, a member of the Somali... Read More
November 2, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Donita Wiebe-Neufeld
Selfies just might be God’s idea. Remember, you are smarter than your smartphone. What if virtue went viral? With these three ideas front and centre, David Balzer, assistant... Read More
November 2, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Dave Rogalsky
Spending half of Canadian Thanksgiving in the U.S. away from my family is not how I usually like to plan things. But this past summer as I was thinking through my fall schedule,... Read More
November 2, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Virginia Gerbrandt Richert
Among many aboriginal people the eagle feather communicates respect, humility, courage and wisdom. Several years ago, I received an eagle feather as a sign of appreciation for my... Read More
November 2, 2016 | God at work in the World | Peter Oliver
Church planter Mario Marchand responded to being licensed toward ordination on Oct. 16 by reciting his vision for the church in Québec: “Jesus, the centre of faith; the community... Read More
November 2, 2016 | God at work in Us | Dave Rogalsky
Recently, I have become curious about the life of the early church. What did its members believe? What did they preach and what did they practise? More to the point, what did they... Read More
November 2, 2016 | Artbeat | Lorne Brandt
For Johise Namwira, being a student and being an activist go hand in hand. During the 2015-16 school year, the 19-year-old was involved with a variety of different groups on... Read More
November 2, 2016 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
Two-and-a-half years ago, I took over a long-running column that appears in the Winnipeg Free Press . Each week, I write about a different volunteer in the city. The column is... Read More
November 2, 2016 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
Comparing Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) to a big tent, Don Peters, the executive director of MCC Canada, described the organization as “the place where the Anabaptist... Read More
November 1, 2016 | Web First | Rachel Bergen
On September 30, 2016, friends and colleagues of Susan Schultz Huxman paid tribute to her time as president of Conrad Grebel University College. She has accepted the presidency of... Read More
October 31, 2016 | Web First | Fred Martin
Emerging Voices Initiative (EVI) is embarking on a fall 2016 workshop tour. This group of concerned young adults hopes to encourage further discussion about the process of... Read More
October 31, 2016 | Web First | Deborah Froese with files from Emerging Voices Initiative

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