Meaning of baptism

Jun 1, 2020 by

I gained some perspectives on baptism and rebaptism (“Should Anabaptists Still Rebaptize?,” April 20) during the years I participated in a Mennonite-Cath­olic dialogue in Winnipeg, Man. Our conversations...

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Book review: Seditions, Confusion and Tumult

May 18, 2020 by

The question left Layton Boyd Friesen befuddled: Why were the 16th-century Anabaptists so reviled and persecuted? The answer Friesen had learned — that they lived in an age when people ­didn’t tolerate...

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MWC to lift up creation care

May 4, 2020 by

Mennonite World Conference on April 22 announced the formation of a creation-care task force and the selection of Ethiopia to host the 2027 global assembly. Meeting March 30-April 2 by video conference after...

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Scandalous miracle

Sep 28, 2015 by

It was a miracle. Jun Yamada, suffering from an aggressive leukemia, was on his death bed. He lost consciousness and went into cardiac arrest. The doctors told the family he was unlikely to live more than half...

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Bridgefolk conference focuses on an ‘ecumenical healing’

Sep 14, 2015 by and

ELKHART, Ind. — The 14th annual Bridgefolk conference was held Aug. 20-23 at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary under the theme, “Ecumenical Healing and the Mystery of the Communion of...

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Pa. church moves into former Polish Catholic building

Sep 15, 2014 by and

A Pennsylvania church plant’s journey to a permanent home passed through multiple habitats before arriving this year in a former Catholic church. Shenandoah (Pa.) Mennonite Church began when Pastor Dale...

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Movie review: Calvary

Sep 5, 2014 by

After a slow start, 2014 is turning into the best year of the century for independent filmmaking, with film after film leaving me saying Wow! Calvary is a brilliant little Irish film written and directed by...

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