Thursday, November 21, 2019

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...

Five minutes with: Emily Railsback

This summer, Emily Railsback trekked from Chicago to her small, rural hometown of Hillsboro, Kansas, with a film crew in tow. Still a member...

Building a new bridge

I recently came across an essay written by Juan Martinez back in 1994 for Direction Journal regarding the topic of “Ethnicity and Assimilation: The...

Pointing students to Jesus

Right after YouthCon 2019, the USMB national youth conference, we facilitated a two-week online cohort designed to help youth leaders make the most of...