Thursday, June 4, 2020

USMB cancels Gathering 2020

Due to the realities and restrictions in place because of the coronavirus, the U.S. Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (USMB) has canceled USMB Gathering...
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Hitting the reset button

As I took one final look at this issue of Christian Leader before it went to the printer, I was struck by the ways...

We’re going to Kansas City

USMB has canceled Gathering 2020 due to the restrictions and realities of COVID-19. It’s time to once again come together as a U.S. Mennonite Brethren...

Saved from suicide

I awoke to pounding at my front door: “Mario Azar, open the door. This is the FBI.” Instinctively, I ran to the bathroom and...

Seeing beyond COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic caught me by surprise. One day I was laughing with a table of ladies at a mom’s group and the next...

I thought I was ready for anything

Graduation day. This significant marker in a person’s life does not go unnoticed. Family and friends are eager to watch as their loved one...

Sailing boldly ahead

As I write this, the entire world is in the middle of a pandemic. COVID-19 has required a response never previously experienced. We all...

Minnesota church plant now gathers on Sundays

Christian and Erica Kohs are passionate about God’s work through the local church and have spent the last decade serving in pastoral ministry in...

The ministry of listening

It was a most uncomfortable few moments in an otherwise glorious time together as a family. We were enjoying the beauty of California’s Avila...

MDS assessment personnel visiting Puerto Rico

Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) regional operations coordinator, Larry Stoner, arrived in San Juan, Puerto Rico Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, to begin a 10-day assessment...

Five minutes with Ed Holmes

In his “day job” as a mechanical engineer for United Launch Alliance, Ed Holmes helps with rocket launches to put satellites into space, but...