Testimonies

Look in the Stories and Resources section of the website and on the MWC Facebook page for stories of how God is at work in our global Anabaptist family. This page, “Testimonies,” is a place to highlight faith experiences from our churches. We would love to hear from your church about the everyday joys and challenges of living for Christ in your context. Click here to send your ideas, stories, and photos.

23 Nov 2019 - 11:08pm — Mennonite World Conference — Renewal 2027 testimony: Anabaptists todayRenewal 2027 is a 10-year series of events organized by Mennonite World Conference’s Faith and Life Commission to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the beginnings of the Anabaptist movement. This series highlights leaders in the movement from history to... Read more...
17 Nov 2019 - 6:40am — ICOMB — The International Community of Mennonite Brethren (ICOMB) is made up of 21 national churches in 19 countries with approximately 450,000 members. ICOMB exists to facilitate relationships and ministries to enhance the witness and discipleship of its member national churches – connecting,... Read more...
7 Nov 2019 - 9:27pm — Wendy Janzen — This poem of hope was written originally for Easter Sunday 2019. It signifies hope in Jesus as reflected in Creation.Up from the ash,where once fire ragedleaving scorched black earth,rise magenta-topped stems,lithe and delicate,bowing in the windthen standing tall again, laughingin the face of... Read more...
29 Oct 2019 - 11:24am — ICOMB — The International Community of Mennonite Brethren (ICOMB) is made up of 21 national churches in 19 countries with approximately 450,000 members. ICOMB exists to facilitate relationships and ministries to enhance the witness and discipleship of its member national churches – connecting,... Read more...
11 Oct 2019 - 6:00am — Lawrence Cheung — “Instead, you must worship Christ as Lord of your life. And if someone asks about your Christian hope, always be ready to explain it,” (1 Peter 3:15, NLT).The June protests in Hong Kong against the proposed extradition law brought much attention in the media. Something unique about this protest is... Read more...
16 Sep 2019 - 7:00am — Karla Braun — "Unity is not being in unison, but, with all the differences we have, it’s to come with one purpose – for the glory of God,” says Dawit Getachew Abraham, a band leader and musician who has played in worship sessions at Mennonite World Conference gatherings.As the global church walks together in the... Read more...
16 Sep 2019 - 6:00am — ICOMB — The International Community of Mennonite Brethren (ICOMB) is made up of 21 national churches in 19 countries with approximately 450,000 members. ICOMB exists to facilitate relationships and ministries to enhance the witness and discipleship of its member national churches – connecting,... Read more...
20 Aug 2019 - 9:20pm — ICOMB — The International Community of Mennonite Brethren (ICOMB) is made up of 21 national churches in 19 countries with approximately 450,000 members. ICOMB exists to facilitate relationships and ministries to enhance the witness and discipleship of its member national churches – connecting,... Read more...
6 Aug 2019 - 6:00am — Andrea Moya — Colombia is in the early stages of a peace process signed in late 2016 between the largest guerilla group and the national government. Even though many of us had high hopes that the peace agreements would bring a turnaround in the country’s history of violence, many armed actors remain and... Read more...
1 Aug 2019 - 1:35am — Sichelesile Similo Ndlovu — Renewal 2027 testimony: Anabaptists todayRenewal 2027 is a 10-year series of events organized by Mennonite World Conference’s Faith and Life Commission to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the beginnings of the Anabaptist movement. This series highlights leaders in the movement from history to... Read more...
19 Jul 2019 - 3:44pm — ICOMB — The International Community of Mennonite Brethren (ICOMB) is made up of 21 national churches in 19 countries with approximately 450,000 members. ICOMB exists to facilitate relationships and ministries to enhance the witness and discipleship of its member national churches – connecting,... Read more...
17 Jul 2019 - 4:03pm — Karla Braun — Renewal 2027 testimony: Anabaptists todayRenewal 2027 is a 10-year series of events organized by Mennonite World Conference’s Faith and Life Commission to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the beginnings of the Anabaptist movement. This series highlights leaders in the movement from history to... Read more...
15 Jul 2019 - 2:48pm — Paul Gunawan — Renewal 2027 testimony: Anabaptists todayRenewal 2027 is a 10-year series of events organized by Mennonite World Conference’s Faith and Life Commission to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the beginnings of the Anabaptist movement. This series highlights leaders in the movement from history to... Read more...
12 Jul 2019 - 2:14pm — Valerie Showalter — Each step is a prayer.Each step is a supplication to the God who knows what it means to wander for months or years on end, searching for a land of promise.Each step is a sacred protest, calling out to God for mercy and justice.Thus millions of prayers were raised, as friends flew west from nations... Read more...
25 Jun 2019 - 2:01pm — ICOMB — The International Community of Mennonite Brethren (ICOMB) is made up of 21 national churches in 19 countries with approximately 450,000 members. ICOMB exists to facilitate relationships and ministries to enhance the witness and discipleship of its member national churches – connecting,... Read more...
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