Wednesday, September 18, 2019

USMB Gathering 2020 slated for July

USMB Gathering 2020, the new name for the USMB National Pastors’ Conference and National Convention, will be held in Independence, Missouri, July 21-25, 2020. The...
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I just read the following (Sept/Oct issue, "When it's time to vote"), “We hear the U.S. President speak in racially charged tones and...

When it’s time to vote

As we anticipate the 2020 election, U.S. Mennonite Brethren must rethink our approach to politics. American political culture is fiercely polarized. We hear the...

Living as evangelicals and Anabaptists

What does it mean when Mennonite Brethren say we are evangelical and Anabaptist? At the recent Southern District Conference convention, several speakers addressed this...

When the secret is out

I like to say, “Your biggest secret is your biggest problem.” For me, that secret was two-fold. Consumed with work and performance, I spiraled...

A story of God opening doors

Phil's story I met Caleb Rempel, a senior in high school, in January 2019 at Ascent Base Camp, an event about church planting hosted by...

Possible happens here

This year Fresno Pacific University (FPU) will celebrate its 75th anniversary since its founding in the Central Valley of California. What started as Pacific...

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...

Seminary announces changes, working to strengthen relationships

Discussions between the leaders of Fresno Pacific University, Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary and the U.S. Conference of the Mennonite Brethren Churches (USMB) is leading...