Monday, February 24, 2020

Life after Eden

What if Adam and Eve lived today? For Fresno Pacific University (FPU) faculty member Mark Tyler Miller, the headline is not hard to imagine:...

Kids learn new ways to worship

Heritage Bible Church in Bakersfield, Calif., held its first ever Art Camp for kids going into kindergarten through sixth grade in July 2019. Art...

Wrapping up a year of support for foster care

How many wrapping supplies does it take to prepare Christmas gifts for 375 children? Volunteers from North Oak Community Church (NOCC) in Hays, Kansas,...

Ready, set, launch

Backyard barbecues in Utah. Basement Bible studies in Minnesota. S’mores in South Dakota. Not all church plants start the same, grow the same or...

Church provides school supplies for city’s elementary school

For one evening in mid-August, school supplies instead of meals filled cafeteria tables at Hillsboro (Kan.) Elementary School (HES). Around the tables, members of...

International student ministry builds friendships

For a group of volunteers in Bakersfield, California, engaging in cross-cultural ministry doesn’t involve crossing oceans. Jerilyn Stewart is the coordinator of a ministry serving...

Pastors’ journey to ministry went through congregation that “tithed” people

The paths to ministry are as numerous as the people who pursue them. But for four Mennonite Brethren leaders—USMB national director Don Morris, Southern...

Guatemalan pastors hungry for training

When Manny Gonzalez went to Guatemala in April to offer Bible training, local pastors walked as many as seven hours from remote villages to...