Why I am a member of the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite

Nov 11, 2019 by

I was looking for a home — a family. An inner longing was pushing me to search for a church where there would be truth and warmth. Sometimes in my mind I thought I had found it, but that inner longing told...

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Mountain Welcome

Oct 28, 2019 by and

A mile past Aspen Limo Ser­vices on Highway 82 in Colorado, as the Aspen Golf and Tennis Club rolls by and the wintry playground for the ultrarich comes into view, a stone building perches serenely by the...

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History: Big family begat bigger church

Jul 8, 2019 by

Christian (1788-1846) and Christiana Buzzard Holdeman (1788-1865) had Mennonite church leaders in their family tree. Christian’s father had been a minister, while Christiana’s great-grandfather was the...

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Who am I?

Jan 11, 2019 by

It was in a little church near St. Marys, Ont., that my wife and I were baptized and became members of the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite. After the service, the minister who had baptized us advised us to...

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Holdeman tracts sow gospel’s seeds

Jun 18, 2018 by and

CHICAGO — From the outside, it looks like an ordinary suburban home in Elk Grove Village. In fact, it’s a missionary base for the only conservative Mennonite outreach in the Chicago area. In February,...

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Tragic reminder

Feb 29, 2016 by

“Children are the living letters we send into a time we will never see.” This quote describes an adult’s sacred duty to care for a child. It is cited in Circle of Grace, a sexual-abuse prevention...

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Suit accuses Holdeman church of not reporting sexual abuse

Feb 29, 2016 by and

An Idaho man has brought a lawsuit against the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite, alleging a culture of excommunication and quick forgiveness allows sexual abusers to avoid the court system. Clayton Peaster...

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More drawn to sharing cost of health care

Jan 18, 2016 by and

Health-care sharing has become an attractive option for many people since the Affordable Care Act came into effect in the U.S., but it’s an arrangement many conservative Anabaptists have had long...

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Holdeman Mennonites discuss ‘challenges of entertainment’

Dec 14, 2015 by and

Among several large Anabaptist conventions and assemblies in North America this year, the biggest was put on by a relatively small denomination. The Church of God in Christ, Mennonite, held its general...

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