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On Sept. 2, 2015, the heartbreaking picture of Alan Kurdi’s body on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea was a wake-up call to the world. The three-year-old’s death was a tragic... Read More
September 21, 2016 | God at work in the World | Julie Bell
On September 2, 2015, the heartbreaking picture of Alan Kurdi’s body on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea was a wake-up call to the world concerning the plight of refugees. In... Read More
September 21, 2016 | God at work in the World |
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
Canadian Mennonite wants to know about the young adults who are making a difference in your church or community. In a special feature we will publish in the new year, Canadian... Read More
September 21, 2016 | Young Voices |
Matt Yeater can relate to Bible stories in which God moves in seemingly impossible ways. His own story is one of them. Blinded in a meth lab explosion when he was 20 and... Read More
September 21, 2016 | Web First | Annette Brill Bergstresser
While cheap gas prices were celebrated in the United States, in Venezuela the low cost of oil has led to painful shortages in everyday needs, such as food, electricity and... Read More
September 21, 2016 | Web First | Danielle Klotz
Holding his 19-month-old grandson, Ray Martin told the audience gathered at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) on Aug. 11 why he had made a generous donation to study and combat... Read More
September 21, 2016 | Web First |
“There is no path, Pilgrim. The path is made by walking.” This lovely phrase by the poet Antonio Machado epitomizes my life journey, particularly the two years I sojourned in... Read More
September 21, 2016 | Web First | Rut Atarama
To ensure women receive the education and training they need to help build the body of Christ, Meserete Kristos College, a ministry of the Ethiopian Meserete Kristos Church, is... Read More
September 7, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Deborah Froese
Here is a question you do not hear every day: When was the last time you visited an archive? Not your email archive, a but a local bricks-and-mortar archive. Many of us don’t... Read More
September 7, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Beth Downey Sawatzky
Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) Ontario started discussions with Dave Erb, executive director of Silver Lake Mennonite Camp, over a year ago, to explore the possibility of... Read More
September 7, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Dave Rogalsky
For decades, Colombia has been known for violence, narcotics and instability. But now it is within sight of an historic peace agreement that César García—the Colombian who heads... Read More
September 7, 2016 | God at work in the World | Will Braun
“It’s really cool to see white people here today,” said Cheyenne Fineday. The first nation teenager was speaking at the 140th anniversary of the signing of Treaty 6 on Aug. 23,... Read More
September 7, 2016 | God at work in the World | Donna Schulz
In Waterloo Region, “Herrle’s” brings to mind sweet corn, melons, gelato—and blood. Yes, blood. Herrle’s Country Farm Market in St. Agatha has been well-known since 1988 as a “go-... Read More
September 7, 2016 | God at work in Us | Dave Rogalsky
A new memoir by Albertans Isaac “Ike” Glick and Mildred “Millie” Alger Glick, Risk and Adventure: Community Development in Northern Alberta (1955-1970) , highlights the work of... Read More
September 7, 2016 | Artbeat |
For Anneli Loepp Thiessen, singing in church is just as much about listening as it is about making sounds. “In a culture that is increasingly busy and full of excess noise, church... Read More
September 7, 2016 | Young Voices | Aaron Epp
For much of my life, I’ve called myself a global citizen. Until recently, though, I had no idea how naïve saying this actually was. A global citizen is someone who identifies him... Read More
September 7, 2016 | Young Voices | Rachel Bergen
Erb Street Mennonite Church not only welcomes all people who enter its doors, as its vision statement indicates, but it also extends that same welcome to “future guide dogs.”... Read More
September 6, 2016 | Web First | Leona Dueck Penner
When South Sudan became an independent country in 2011, hopes were high and the future looked bright. But conflict broke out in 2013, and violence has ebbed and flowed ever since... Read More
September 6, 2016 | Web First | Emily Loewen, with files from Candacia Greeman
A dedicated fundraising website for the new song collection for Mennonite Church Canada and Mennonite Church USA has been launched at hymnalproject606.com. MennoMedia is taking... Read More
September 6, 2016 | Web First |
Cloudy skies and a cold wind weren’t enough to keep a large group of people from gathering in the parking lot at the Bethany Manor seniors’ housing complex to celebrate the... Read More
September 6, 2016 | Web First | Donna Schulz
When Geoff Gould ponders his six years directing the SEED program at Camp Squeah, it is with mixed emotions: pride, joy, humility, gratitude. But there is also sadness. After much... Read More
August 24, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Angelika Dawson

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