Behind the scenes of making a hymnal

Sep 18, 2018 by

What is your all-time favorite hymn or spiritual/religious piece of music? If you go to church and participate in regular worship services, you also likely enjoy the songs and hymns most churches count as a...

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Lessons from ‘Hacksaw Ridge’

Nov 17, 2016 by

My husband, Stuart, and I saw Hacksaw Ridge, based on a true story, and both of us were tremendously moved, for similar although markedly different reasons. We were emotionally affected in spite of this being...

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Show traces family roots to story of Amish faithfulness

May 9, 2016 by , and

On many Sundays, Ervin Stutzman, executive director of Mennonite Church USA, can be found preaching or speaking at Mennonite churches, meetings, conventions or other gatherings. But on a Sunday evening in...

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Working at harmony across racial divides

Nov 10, 2015 by

Freedom of expression is a wonderful gift we have in this country and Canada as well (a tip ‘o the hat to my Canadian followers). With the ease of instant worldwide communication when anyone, including me,...

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Book review: ‘A Living Alternative’

Nov 9, 2015 by

Some of the brightest new voices in the Anabaptist tradition fill a recent anthology, A Living Alternative: Anabaptist Christianity in a Post-Christendom World. Twenty contributors offer their spiritual...

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