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.

16 Oct 2018 - 1:07pm — Barbara Nkala — 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...
5 Sep 2018 - 12:10pm — Karla Braun — Renewal 2027 testimony: Anabaptists todayRenewal 2027 is a 10-year series of events to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the beginnings of the Anabaptist movement. This series highlights leaders in the movement from history to the present.“With the grace of God, I escaped many deaths throughout... Read more...
6 Aug 2018 - 11:05am — Peter Sensenig — Kenya, over the last several years, has been a flashpoint for Christian-Muslim conflict in East Africa, with the militant group al-Shabab’s lethal attacks in Nairobi, Garissa, and elsewhere. With each incident of terror the tension increases.But Kenyan Mennonites are finding hope in small incidents... Read more...
19 Jul 2018 - 4:00pm — Safari Mutabesha — I come from a people called the Banyamulenge. We are cattle herders and live in the high mountains of Eastern Congo overlooking Lake Tanganyika.Over the years, my people have been forced from one area to another in search of green pastures for our livestock. When the Belgians ruled this part of... Read more...
15 May 2018 - 1:35pm — 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...
9 Apr 2018 - 11:01am — Ayub Omondi Awich — When I was 12 years old, I was charged with the duty of secretary to our parish youths office. From that time on, I served the church, locally, nationally and internationally.My engagement with Mennonite World Conference (MWC) has shaped who I have become as a church leader, husband and father, so... Read more...
14 Mar 2018 - 10:21am — Barbara Nkala — Renewal 2027 testimony: historical profileRenewal 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 Jan 2018 - 10:28am — Wyclif Ochieng — Recipe: Ugali“Ugali is a maize-meal bread-like food mostly eaten alongside chicken or beef stew, Kenyan kale and cabbage or sometimes eggs fried with onions and tomatoes. All you need to make it is water and flour, though some people use salt to make it tasty. It’s consumed by almost everybody in... Read more...
9 Jan 2018 - 12:26pm — 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...
22 Nov 2017 - 12:32pm — Tesfatsion Dalellew — There are many in Africa who experience physical healing by the power of the Holy Spirit.This is a story of two different types of physical healing, at the Meserete Kristos Church in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, by Tesfatsion Dalellew.Some years ago, there was a week-long evening revival conference,... Read more...
1 Nov 2017 - 5:23pm — Barbara Nkala — 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 Oct 2017 - 4:35pm — 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...
12 Sep 2017 - 3:53pm — 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...
9 Aug 2017 - 12:53pm — IBICA — The International Brethren in Christ Association (IBICA) is the common network for all national conferences of the Brethren in Christ church with the aim to facilitate communication, build trust and cooperation within our global community, and to establish common and mutual understanding through... Read more...
15 Dec 2016 - 12:06pm — Bishop Steven W. Mang’ana — MWC Global Church Sharing Fund helps build mission church in southern TanzaniaA church building is a space to encounter God. This encounter is one of the most basic acts of drawing the kingdom of God into the heart of a community.When we build a church building, we set a place for God. People go... Read more...