Friday, June 9, 2023

Day of prayer, fasting set for July

Don Morris, USMB national director, is asking U.S. Mennonite Brethren to join him in 24 hours of fasting and prayer July 7-8. “I’m asking each...



Columns & Essays

Open and shut

The graphic illustration of zippered lips and the headline, “Zip it! The power of saying less,” on the cover of the Jan. 30, 2023,...

What defines my identity?

In recent columns I’ve written about the influence today of secularism in the American church and that only a small percentage of Christians in...

From head to heart

My spiritual journey has been an interesting one with many chapters. I grew up Catholic and attended catechism twice a week. My hands got...

Super power

There is no substitute for the power of the Holy Spirit in our lives. When his power is present there is no difficulty we...

USMB staff is serving well

“As I travel around our five districts, hold Zoom calls with leaders or talk on the phone with pastors, I’m often surprised by how...

Five minutes with: Mae Ewert

You might think the city would run out of ways to honor Mae Ewert of New Life Community in Dinuba, California. At 100 years...

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...