Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Peter Martinovich Friesen: Advocate for the oppressed

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Peter M. Friesen (1849–1914) is a towering figure in the Mennonite Brethren story. He wrote a monumental historical work on the Mennonites in Russia...

Heinrich and Maria Enns: Called to serve

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“If we do not come back, if we die, then from this group there will have to be others who will follow,” Heinrich Enns...

John B. Toews: Church statesman

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John B. Toews (Sept. 24, 1906–May 9, 1998) was one of the most influential Mennonite Brethren church leaders of the 20th century. His influence...

P. Karuna Shree Joel: Messenger of hope

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Karuna Shree (Feb. 8, 1964—July 7, 1996) was born to Mennonite Brethren high school teachers S.S. Krupiah and B.D. Kanthamma on the MB Mission...

Reflections from a video gamer

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My teammates and I leap from the jet. As we descend it becomes clear—the train yard is going to be busy, and we aren’t...

Christian unity in spite of global diversity

When we speak of the global church of Christ, the apostle Paul’s first letter to the church at Corinth offers a helpful point of...

MCC turns 100

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It was December 27, 1944, and Mennonite Central Committee’s (MCC) executive committee was meeting to discuss how Mennonites might respond to shocking reports of...

A mother’s truest treasure

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Our children are among the most important things given to us in our lives. With this gift comes the responsibility of passing on faith....