Sunday, January 29, 2023

Little World Cup is about scoring goals, building peace

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Each summer for the last four years, a community on the outskirts of Soacha, Colombia, has gathered to watch its children play in their...

A real, live piggy bank

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In a small village in rural Uganda, a pig came to live on the farm of Mary Ilero and her husband, Julius Egadu. Ilero,...

Hillsboro MCC Thrift store began with coins in a muffin tin

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At the end of July 1977, Kaethe Warkentin didn’t need a calculator to total up her first month’s profit — just 26 cents remained...

“God, protect us!”

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Mennonite Brethren leaders in Ukraine report a dramatic increase in Russian attacks in October and request prayer for safety and peace. The increased attacks...

MCC volunteers can meat for Ukrainians, others in crisis

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As Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) begins its 2022-2023 meat canning season, the need for food in Ukraine and other countries around the world is...

MWC General Council affirms new members, discusses name change

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The General Council of Mennonite World Conference accepted two new national churches and heard that a proposal to change MWC’s name had received positive...

Believers collect water for baptism during drought

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A severe water shortage in southern Ethiopia did not stop one Anabaptist congregation from baptizing new believers. In the country’s drought prone Borena region, Meserte...

World assembly is small but full of joy

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With its national motto of “unity in diversity,” Indonesia proved a fitting host for the 17th assembly of Mennonite World Conference—downsized by COVID-19 restrictions...