Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Globalization changes the face of local, global missions

When they walked into the public library I was visiting in St. Paul, Minnesota, the two young Mormon missionaries were impossible to miss. Their...

Mission defined

I was excited and hopeful about what God wanted to say to the 240 Mennonite Brethren leaders from 36 countries who attended the March...

The law of redemptive physics

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. Matterhorn Bobsleds. Indiana Jones Adventure: Temple of the Forbidden Eye. Mad Tea Party. And my personal favorite, Space Mountain. Those of...

Welcome to the table

By Rick Bartlett I was a Fresno Pacific college student when I started dating Karen Martens, the woman who would become my wife. At the...

In the middle of the mess

By Taryn Jost I love a good story. I love good character development and complex story lines. A good story often involves messy situations, and...

When we walk together

By Jim Holm Let me begin with a testimony. I attend one of the most diverse churches I’ve ever seen. Four congregations, three primary languages,...

MCC offers resources to address sexual violence

MCC provides free resources, developing new material By Rachel Bergen Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) has four free resources about sexual abuse and violence that are available...

A pastor’s perspective on responding to abuse

To pastors and church leaders… by Jim Amstutz Teaching healthy sexuality is an ongoing challenge for Mennonites. I was asked to co-teach a class for youth...