Friday, February 28, 2020

My God is bigger

“Dear infertility, you can’t  have me. My God is bigger than you.” These were my fighting words as my husband, Donny, and I faced a...

Change of plans

“It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority. But you will receive power when...

Will you be my neighbor?

Donna and I spent Thanksgiving Day together without our children and grandchildren. We had gathered the weekend before, as is our custom, and enjoyed...

This is us

As I think about doing mission and ministry as a conference of churches, I think in terms of a family. It’s a family, with...

Five minutes with Kalie George

As children came and went through her office, principal Kalie George took a few minutes to talk about the Christian school she and a...

The gift of conversation

The upcoming holidays are a time to celebrate God-with-us by giving special attention to hospitality, to making our homes welcoming places for others so...

Americans really think — what?

Many Americans have a distorted view of things we Mennonite Brethren consider irrefutable. I’ve come to this conclusion thanks in part to an interesting...

Hope in uncertain times

When I think about how the rainy weather has affected the farming community, a lot of items “flood” my mind. Flooding has been in...