Monday, June 25, 2018

When we disagree

For almost 20 years, the U.S. Conference of MB Churches (USMB) has followed the policy regarding women in ministry that was adopted by delegates...

The words we sing

It’s been about 40 years since contemporary worship music first started showing up in Mennonite Brethren churches. Since that time, it has easily overtaken...

Our six-month journey as perpetual church visitors

We did not set out to be perpetual visitors. In August 2017, after resigning from a church staff position, my husband and I set...

Take notice, take interest

Evangelism. It’s a big word with some scary implications. One of those connotations for me is the word “witnessing,” an even more daunting concept....

Real simple sharing

It was late, and I had a 45-minute drive ahead of me. I was already groggy, and so I pulled into a Get ‘n...

This is my story

When we become followers of Jesus we begin a great journey of discipleship, the process of becoming more like Jesus. Jesus came on mission...

You can be an online missionary

It was 10:30 on a Tuesday morning and I’d just sent a batch of emails to pastors about an upcoming prayer meeting. My coffee...

Becoming a student of the world

“Mission trip” is a phrase that brings excitement, adventure, passion and sometimes fear of the unknown. I was feeling all of those emotions when...