Take a break to pray

Sep 15, 2014 by

What if God’s people took a sabbatical from the issues that divide us? What if we took a break for a year and focused our energy on God’s power to change us and the world? What if during that year we...

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Leave or loyal?

Jun 23, 2014 by

I am frustrated every time I hear of a family or church that feels the only solution to disagreement over a hot-button issues is to disassociate. Given the bridges that are being built all over the world...

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Being the church together

Mar 20, 2014 by

The town of Molochansk in Ukraine was once home to 15,000 citizens. Over time, a lack of work prompted more than half to leave one of the oldest parts of what used to be the Mennonite Molotschna settlement to...

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Opinion: Double conversion

Mar 3, 2014 by

At the School for Leadership Training at Eastern Mennonite Seminary in January, we planned to offer keynotes, case studies and workshops on discernment. As SLT neared, churchwide rifts between same-sex...

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