Monday, June 27, 2022

God’s blessing or white privilege

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One of the qualities instilled in me growing up was gratefulness. It was a cardinal rule: Always say “thank you,” and show appreciation for...

A Mennonite tesserae

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I have learned who I am through my Mennonite experience. From my initial church youth group experience, short-term summer mission trips to Mexico with...

Restraint

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After more than 12 years of service overseas as a pioneer missionary, I made the transition back to North America. In the midst of...

An invitation to understand racism

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“Away with the noise of your songs! I will not listen to the music of your harps. But let justice roll on like a...

Reclaiming Mondays

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In 2001 I was diagnosed with depression. My wife and I had served for eight years as missionaries at Echo Ranch Bible Camp in Juneau,...

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...

That sounds fun

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Several years ago, after a particularly intense season of life, I learned how valuable and important rest is, not only for my physical body...