Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Broken water pipes cause damage at Hillsboro MB Church, Tabor College

UPDATE: Hillsboro MB Church reports Jan. 10 that it has been determined that all the carpet will be replaced as well as some furniture,...



Columns & Essays

Responding to sexual misconduct

As reported in this issue, former Pacific District Conference minister Gary Wall’s pastoral credentials and license have been revoked by the PDC and U.S....

Do we have itching ears?

“Things once unthinkable are now unquestionable,” writes John Stonestreet, president of the Colson Center, in his foreword for Faithfully Different by Natasha Crain. This...

Defined by faith

My people are the Mizos, a tribe living in northeastern India. In the late 1800s, we lived in spiritual darkness, our daily existence marked...

Hustle and grind

“This is a really busy week for me, but next week should be better.” I’ve been saying this almost every week for years, and...

Committed to putting the bell on the cat

As part of the strategy for planting new churches across the United States, Church Planting Mobilizer Brian Harris has been working hard at initiating...

Spotlight: Fairview MB Church

Fairview, Oklahoma Established: 1895 FMBC was planning a 125th anniversary event in 2020 but COVID-19 canceled those plans. Membership: Southern District Conference Attendance: 250 Staff Lead Pastor: Travis Schmidt Worship Leader:...

Registration open for Celebrate 2019

Registration is now open for the third national gathering of boomers, builders and empty nesters, according to MB Foundation. Celebrate 2019 will be held...

When prodigal children don’t return

A younger son demands his inheritance, then “sets off for a distant country”—severing himself from his father’s beliefs, values, and spiritual legacy—with no intention of...

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...