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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
It all started simply enough. In January 1996, Clare Jantzi, worship leader at Valleyview Mennonite Church in London, invited three men from the congregation to sing an introit... Read More
October 29, 2016 | Web First | Victor Fast
On September 28, 2016, Palestinian Christian Jonathan Kuttab spoke to Mennonites gathered for lunch at the Mennonite Central Committee Ontario building in Kitchener, Ont... Read More
October 19, 2016 | Web First |
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
As a busy professional engineer and a young father, Calvin Quan’s days are full, yet he is ready and willing to serve as Mennonite Church Canada’s new moderator. Where does he... Read More
October 19, 2016 | God at work in the Church |
With special “Menno-poly” Chance cards, five different Monopoly boards scattered throughout Saskatoon and fun team challenges, the Mega Menno Monopoly Rally kick-off got groups... Read More
October 19, 2016 | God at work in the Church | Kirsten Hamm-Epp
Keith Regehr, a managing partner working in the field of conflict resolution and restorative justice for the L3 Group in Kitchener, Ont., formerly known as Associates Resourcing... Read More
October 19, 2016 | God at work in the Church |

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