Guatemalan Pentecostals are drawn to Anabaptism

Sep 3, 2018 by and

Pastor Hugo Padilla calls himself a Menno-Pente — Mennonite and Pentecostal. A graduate of the college-level program of SEMILLA Latin American Anabaptist Seminary in Guatemala, he says Anabaptist theology...

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MB seminary demotes president, ousts 3 lecturers

Sep 3, 2018 by and

In response to concerns from Mennonite Brethren constituents, Fresno (Calif.) Pacific University has removed its seminary’s president and severed ties with three high-profile pastors. FPU announced Aug. 15...

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Ethiopian sees how Latin Americans run a seminary

Jul 23, 2018 by and

GUATEMALA CITY — An exchange of East African and Latin American approaches to theological education took place when the president of Meserete Kristos College in Ethiopia visited SEMILLA, the Latin American...

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Opinion: SEMILLA solidarity

Jun 18, 2018 by and

As we traveled dusty roads together, Luis Flores and I had much time to talk about current events, program planning and the challenges that we faced in our work together. Flores had left his secure position as...

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History: Alternative history — what if?

Nov 20, 2017 by

What if? It’s one of the great history games, speculating on alternative outcomes if events had happened differently. What if Abraham Lincoln had decided not to go to the theater on April 14, 1865? What if...

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Guatemalan seminary leader knows Jesus heals

Jun 12, 2017 by and

ELKHART, Ind. — Willi Hugo Perez was 10 years old when he lost his father. During Guate­mala’s 36-year civil war, Marco Tulio Perez was accused of being a communist, tortured in front of his family and...

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View from the outside

Jan 19, 2015 by

Since the late 1950s my wife and I have never lived in a Mennonite community but have kept in touch with the faith of my childhood by subscribing to Mennonite publications. As we participated with another...

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AMBS Pastors Week focuses on biblical vision

Feb 17, 2014 by and

ELKHART, Ind. — The Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary “Fab Five” took on snow and frigid temperatures to help participants to see Jesus at Pastors Week Jan. 27-30. AMBS planners questioned whether...

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