MMN executive director announces retirement

Jul 22, 2019 by

ELKHART, Ind. — Stanley W. Green, who has served 19 years as executive director of Mennonite Mission Network, will retire at the end of July 2020. The MMN board of directors announced Green’s decision at...

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Gun madness

Oct 24, 2015 by

Rachel is weeping for her children; she refuses to be comforted because they are no more… — Jeremiah 31:15-17 Blessed are the peacemakers. — Matthew 5:1-11 After the shooting of children in a...

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Sacred cows and holy kisses

Jun 15, 2015 by

Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory. — Isaiah 6:1-5 Greet one another with a holy kiss. — Romans 16:12-16 What on earth is a “holy kiss?” Is it a kiss on...

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We are all immigrants

May 8, 2015 by

A wandering Aramaen was my ancestor. He went down into Egypt and lived there as an alien. — Deuteronomy 26:1-5 Who is my neighbor? — Luke 10:29-37 Our eldest granddaughter, Thea, recently received her...

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From potatoes to doughnuts, a path out of poverty

Oct 27, 2014 by and

JOS, Nigeria — Too poor to get medical care in time to save her baby’s life, Rhoda Markos decided her life had to change. A training program supported by Mennonite Central Committee helped her do it. Three...

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Serving God the African way

Jul 21, 2014 by and

NEWTON, Kan. — Succession is part of the grand biblical narrative, Anna and Joe Sawatzky told Mennonite Mission Network board members and supporters June 7. They reported on their nine-year assignment in...

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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...

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Religion and politics

May 29, 2014 by

“Give to the emperor the things that are the emperor’s, and to God the things that are God’s” (Matt. 22:15-22). I had written about the parable of the Good Shepherd, and focusing on final...

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