Triple murder, suicide shock B.C. church

May 25, 2015 by and

A Mennonite congregation in British Columbia devoted Mother’s Day to mourning after a shocking triple homicide and suicide rocked the Fraser Valley. Shelly Janzen, a member of Bethel Mennonite Church in...

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Small Canadian conference puts ‘Christian’ first

May 4, 2015 by and

The Chortitzer Mennonite Conference, with 10 congregations in western Canada, has chosen a simpler name. At their annual meeting in Steinbach, Man., on April 18, delegates voted to be called Christian...

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On top of the World

Oct 20, 2014 by and

On July 28, Erik Kratz was scratched from the lineup of the Buffalo Bisons AAA minor-league baseball team. The Toronto Blue Jays had just traded the Souderton (Pa.) Mennonite Church member to the Kansas City...

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Disciplined evangelism

Sep 1, 2014 by

In a recent congregational report to The Philippine Witness, the bimonthly newsletter of the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite (better known as the Holdeman church) mission outreach to the Philippines,...

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From fear to joy

May 26, 2014 by

In reading the letters from Mennonites about same-sex sexuality and gender identity, I feel called to respond to the fear and anxiety I read in their words. I want to tell them about my joy. When I came out as...

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AMBS speaker offers call to look, love, serve like Jesus

May 12, 2014 by and

ELKHART, Ind. — Greg Boyd repeatedly called listeners to “look like Jesus, love like Jesus, serve like Jesus” during his visit April 24-25 to Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary. Boyd, a best-selling...

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From Paraguay to Goshen, faith in many forms

May 5, 2014 by and

GOSHEN, Ind. — Across 13 countries and many cultural barriers, three Goshen College graduates found hospitality among different South and Central American Anabaptist groups during their 11-month, 10,000-mile...

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What we might unintentionally say when we gather

Apr 18, 2014 by

Over the course of the last few years, I have been a part of more conversations than I care to admit and/or remember about Christian conferences, gatherings, conventions, etc. and why they lack diversity....

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