Libraries spring up in Bolivia colonies

Apr 13, 2020 by and

While access to reading material is easy to take for granted in North America, it’s not so simple for Mennonites living in remote colonies in Bolivia. In response to a growing interest in reading among Low...

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What if we never tried to set up a church?

Jan 27, 2020 by

I had a call from Santiago, Bolivia, a couple of evenings ago. We talked about current politics in Bolivia, after the tumultuous public upheaval following the October presidential elections. Evo Morales, the...

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A system of (dis)trust

Aug 5, 2019 by

A long time ago, Ona, a leader in the Bolivian Mennonite Church, made an offhand but accurate comment: In Bolivia, everything is negotiable. I’ve found that to be true even now, more than two decades...

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All we need to know

Dec 18, 2018 by

I don’t know if I have ever been able to convincingly say that I love God. So, I don’t really say it very much. I don’t not love him, but to claim that I love him has always felt like a stretch to me....

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Loving our neighbors without fear

Jul 11, 2018 by

I saw two movies recently. The second was First Reformed. The pastor of a small Christian Reformed church somewhere in New York struggles with a tension between hope and darkness in his own life and runs into...

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