Showalter: Refusing to live in fear

Apr 1, 2019 by

Intercultural Christian witness gets critiqued from many quarters, usually with good reason. After all, one never moves between cultures without making mistakes or displaying blind spots. Many critiques are...

[read more]

Mississippi church tends garden ministry

Apr 1, 2019 by and

Something new is growing at Open Door Mennonite Church in Jackson, Miss. Seeking ways to engage residents in the city of 180,000 people, the small congregation teamed up with Hugh Hollowell, formerly of...

[read more]

Kriss: Once we were the ones who knocked

Dec 17, 2018 by

This is the great seriousness of the Advent message and its great blessing. Christ stands at the door. He lives in the form of people around us. Will you therefore leave the door locked for your protection, or...

[read more]

Not real violence

Jan 2, 2017 by

I shook my head with incredulity after reading Hillary Watson’s column, “I’ll Take the Pat-Down” (Dec. 19). The airport security system is flawed, to be sure. Everyone who has flown has experienced...

[read more]

Watson: I’ll take the pat-down

Dec 19, 2016 by

I am slow going through airport security. I tend to hold up the line. Confuse other passengers. Disrupt the TSA agents. That is because I always decline the full-body scanning machines in favor of a pat-down....

[read more]

On safety and security in South Africa

Jul 2, 2014 by

Within the steering committee of the Anabaptist Network in South Africa, we have come to value the opportunity of having a space for ongoing reflection regarding our common desire of being faithful disciples...

[read more]