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9 Dec 2015 - Doubt is shaped by context. The phrase, jakol kudho(the thorn remover), has been coined alongside kiawa to affirm the positive as well as iron out the negative aspects of doubt in one’s journey. The term jakol kudho (the thorn remover) literally applies to someone who will remove the thorn that has pierced the traveler’s foot. As a concept the term applies to an aide, enabler or companion. Read more...
9 Dec 2015 - May we reach into the pastoral, Christ-centred heart of Paul and those who heard his call so that our light as children of Light will make that difference, today, this year, and as long as God calls us to God’s mission on this earth. Read more...
18 Nov 2015 - Read the full text of the evening sermons from PA 2015, by César García, Yukari Kaga, Nzuzi Mukwa, Wieteke van der Molen and Bruxy Cavey. These can also be a helpful resource as you prepare to celebrate World Fellowship Sunday with your congregation. Read more...
18 Nov 2015 - We are a peace church because we are first and foremost a Jesus church and Jesus leads us in the way of peace. We care about justice because we care about Jesus and he cares about justice. Read more...
18 Nov 2015 - Within a community, we cannot stand alone. The interest of the group will collide with that of the individual. And that will cause friction and pain and frustration. But we have no other way. To be human is to be part of a community. We cannot survive on our own. Read more...
17 Nov 2015 - We must be a bright light and a source of hope. We must share this witness: “God in Christ, reconciling all people to himself.” The cross and the resurrection of Christ grant us the authority to confront the demonic powers of evil which exacerbate human conflicts. Read more...
17 Nov 2015 - This is the work of the God’s great power. And God works this power for all of us to shield our faith from the danger and restore our conviction in God’s great mercy. Read more...
17 Nov 2015 - They discovered that unity wasn’t something that was miraculously achieved in the end; it is something that is built along the way. This unity leads to a transformation that can only be found in community. Read more...
16 Jun 2015 - When Anabaptists from around the world come to the United States this summer for the sixteenth Mennonite World Conference Assembly, what might they expect to find? The United States is a large and diverse nation, and so are its populations of Mennonites, Brethren in Christ, Amish and Hutterites. By one count there are at least 68 distinct Anabaptist groups in the United States with more than 400... Read more...
12 Jun 2015 - The April 2015 issue of Courier / Correo / Courrier seeks to discern the variety of reasons why Anabaptist communities from around the world come together to form MWC. In the articles that follow, writers reflect on the question: Why does my local or regional fellowship need a global communion? Read more...

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