Lessons enter through different doors

After last summer, you can’t deny it. It’s here. It was the driest year in France and it’s been like that for several years. So you can see people are becoming more aware of climate change. Now it is beginning to affect them. And yet there is still... Selengkapnya

Centring Jesus amid changing times

Canada Jesus is the Son of God. Through his life and teachings, his cross and resurrection, he showed us how to be faithful disciples, redeemed the world, and offers eternal life.—MWC Shared Conviction #2 The church in North America is experiencing... Selengkapnya

How can we get answers from the Bible for 21st century questions?

Switzerland As a faith community, we accept the Bible as our authority for faith and life, interpreting it together under Holy Spirit guidance, in the light of Jesus Christ to discern God’s will for our obedience. —MWC Shared Conviction #4 How can... Selengkapnya

Our mission and Shared Convictions

Mexico As a worldwide community of faith and life, we transcend boundaries of nationality, race, class, gender and language. We seek to live in the world without conforming to the powers of evil, witnessing to God’s grace by serving others, caring... Selengkapnya

Is this climate change?

Canada Early in January I took my kids to our local indoor ice rink to skate. The place was packed, and people were frustrated. All-tosoon we were shooed off the ice to make way for an afternoon hockey game. The one-hour public skate was clearly not... Selengkapnya

Love in a time of climate change

Indonesia I cannot forget the high tide flooding of 23-25 May 2022. As pastor of GKMI Sidodadi in Semarang in Central Java province, Indonesia, I still recount the anxieties and panic of the community. Our church building is just 10 minutes’ walk... Selengkapnya

Equipping our church to care for creation

Colombia Now Israel, what does the Lord your God desire from you? … love him, serve him with all your heart and in all your life, and observe his commands… You see, What does it mean to worship God and to walk in his ways while keeping in mind that... Selengkapnya

Gospelling with creation care at heart

Climate anxiety may be a new term coined in the Global North, but it is not a new experience for communities that depend on rain-fed subsistence farming. I first joined the adults in my family in worrying about the weather when I was 8 years old.Selengkapnya

Living More with Less

Given the reality of climate change and the crises caused by it in recent years, such a statement surprised me. Climate issues have become another issue of political polarization in our societies. Amid fear and guilt, arguing about facts and fake... Selengkapnya

Resources on creation care

One encouraging piece of news about creation care is that there are an increasing number of good organizations and websites with excellent resources. The Creation Care Task Force of MWC recommends the following as particularly good sites to start... Selengkapnya

Reading lessons in creation

Then we read Scripture out under the open sky, it comes alive in new ways.Selengkapnya

A lunch break in the presence of God

The “pause for prayer” at the Mennonite church of ChâtenayMalabry (Paris, France) was created in March 2021as part of the journey towards Easter in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Initiated by our former pastor, Silvie Hege, it took the form of... Selengkapnya

Journeying into the unknown, tasting goodness now

South Korea was very successful in its response to the pandemic, especially during the early stages. The virus was contained and death rates were low although the government refrained from issuing drastic measures such as lockdowns or business... Selengkapnya

Always trust in God

May glory be given to the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ for his good deeds. By the grace of God, in Congo the pandemic was not as cruel as it was under other skies. Aside from the hygiene lessons given regularly and generally by the... Selengkapnya

Following Jesus for real

Today, there are three national Mennonite churches in Ecuador, one of which is a member church of Mennonite World Conference. They form a small but interconnected group of churches living out Anabaptist faith in a largely Catholic country.Selengkapnya

Unity with a purpose

According to our MWC vision, worship is one of the purposes of being one, of enjoying a global community of faith, of being a worldwide communion. In that sense, it follows the emphasis the book of Revelation gives to worship in a multicultural... Selengkapnya

Life and faith within God’s community

We never imagined that the pandemic and its scars would affect our lives and the lives of our institutions to the extent it has. The church could not divorce itself from the difficult realities we lived through, and that still affects the “new... Selengkapnya

More Courier in your inbox

In 2023, we want to offer you more opportunities to relate with Anabaptist-related churches worldwide as a global family of faith together. Courier will come to you four times in 2023: Readers will receive April and October issues in print or via... Selengkapnya

Meet MWC treasurer Sunoko Lin

MWC is a gathering place for each member church to encourage and strengthen each other by sharing resources with one another.Selengkapnya

Returning home

Ruth is the only book in the biblical canon named after a foreign woman. The book centres on Ruth, a Moabite, and her mother-in-law, Naomi, who return to the land of Judah. Calamity, displacement, barrenness, death and survival can be found in the... Selengkapnya