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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
This simple soup was eaten in Amish Mennonite communities in southwestern Ontario and was often called by its Pennsylvania Dutch name. Some cooks served it simultaneously with a... Read More
October 19, 2016
| Web First | Virginia A. Hostetler
Kuen Yee, pastor of English ministries at Edmonton Vietnamese Mennonite Church, has resigned her three-quarter-time position effective Oct. 31, 2016. Yee is Chinese and has an... Read More
October 19, 2016
| God at work in the Church | Donita Wiebe-Neufeld
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
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
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
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
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
Julianne Funk is a peacebuilder. In Bosnia, the northern region of the country of Bosnia and Herzegovina. And at the University of Zurich, where she teaches religion as well as... Read More
October 4, 2016
| Web First | Henry Neufeld
Ted Giesbrecht of the Kitchener, Ont., law firm Giesbrecht, Griffin, Funk and Irvine has been honoured by the Waterloo Region Law Association with the 2016 Coulter A. Osborne... Read More
October 4, 2016
| Web First | Dave Rogalsky
The road ahead for the recovery of Fort McMurray, Alta.—devastated this spring by wildfires that forced the evacuation of 88,000 residents while consuming and scorching large... Read More
September 21, 2016
| God at work in the Church | Donita Wiebe-Neufeld
Last February I wrote an article that elicited more response than anything I have written for this publication. The piece originated when a reader challenged my acceptance of the... Read More
September 21, 2016
| God at work in the World | Will Braun
For anyone who lives in Elmira and needs a ladder to clean out his eavestroughs or get a Frisbee off her roof, call Bruce Weber. Zion Mennonite Fellowship, in an effort to... Read More
September 21, 2016
| God at work in the World | Dave Rogalsky
For families with children who have exceptional needs, taking a summer vacation may seem like nothing more than an elusive dream. But now a groundbreaking program offered by... Read More
September 21, 2016
| God at work in the World | Donna Schulz
Willard Metzger’s mother was the janitor at the Glen Allan Mennonite Church (now closed) northwest of Waterloo, Ont. Now executive director of Mennonite Church Canada, he... Read More
September 21, 2016
| God at work in Us | Dave Rogalsky
The Winnipeg Mennonite Theatre is a long-standing hidden gem of Manitoba’s fine arts scene. The amateur company is just that—a group of honest-to-goodness theatre lovers, whose... Read More
September 21, 2016
| Artbeat | Beth Downey Sawatzky
Even though the journey was more than 7,500 kilometres, Martin Bauman almost wished it wouldn’t end. On Aug. 29, the Waterloo, Ont., resident entered St. John’s, N.L., completing... Read More
September 21, 2016
| Young Voices | Aaron Epp
I turned on the radio in time to hear CBC perfectly capture my past year’s journey in one sentence. “The thing about seeking reconciliation with indigenous peoples is that... Read More
September 21, 2016
| Young Voices | Deanna Zantingh

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