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10 Dec 2013 - Writing in his book Unfinished: Believing Is Only the Beginning (Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2013), Rich Stearns asks the question, “What would people be like if they had been born and raised inside Magic Kingdom park and had never seen the outside world?” By "Magic Kingdom," Stearns is referring to the Disneyland amusement park in the USA built by the Walt Disney Corporation – a place that is... Read more...
10 Dec 2013 - Plant a new church? Yes, but... what style of worship service will we follow? This was the question asked by several people twelve years ago, when we became interested in starting the Quito Mennonite Church. These people came from different traditions of faith and so the question was one that required real reflection. Read more...
3 Jul 2013 - In 2012, MWC partnered with the Institute for the Study of Global Anabaptism (ISGA) at Goshen College (Goshen, Indiana, USA) to launch a multi-year, multi-part research initiative. Recently, Courier/Correo/Courrier connected with project personnel to discuss the initiative, its impetus and its progress thus far. Read more...
7 May 2013 - “Chile is an example of a country where Anabaptist initiatives have developed and grown internally as Chileans have embraced Anabaptist faith and practice.” Read more...
29 Apr 2013 - The vision of the MWC Peace Commission is to encourage, nourish and resource these agents of peace. With this vision in mind, we wanted to hear from the member-churches of MWC. We asked them to answer a simple question: “How is your church doing in its desire to be a Peace Church?” Read more...
23 Oct 2012 - Sindy Novoa Caro from Bogotá, Colombia served with YAMEN! in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, as a teacher´s assistant in a school for children living near the garbage dump. Earlier this year, she spoke with Jana Meyer, an MCC worker in Colombia about her experience. Read more...
15 May 2012 - More than half of Mennonite and Brethren in Christ churches are now in the Global South. Mennonite World Conference leadership and headquarters have recently shifted from the Global North to the Global South. What does this shift mean—in the North and in the South? How does it feel? Read more...
17 Jan 2012 - From November 14-30, 2011, Jack and Irene Suderman and Bert Lobe participated in a series of workshops and training sessions with Asian Mennonite and Brethren in Christ leaders in several venues in India. These sessions were sponsored jointly by Mennonite World Conference and the Mennonite Christian Service Fellowship of India. After returning home to Canada, Jack reflected on one issue that... Read more...
7 Dec 2011 - “We are in a historic transition moment,” says Larry Miller. “There is decline in the churches of the North. But when you belong to a global body of faith, there’s always a part that’s experiencing new life and a vision that can draw all of us forward. The center of gravity of the global church has shifted South. We must continue to adjust our sails accordingly to catch this new wind of the... Read more...

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