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Will we take up the call?

As a Canadian, I’m generally pleased to identify with my country. I’m also aware that my family lines moved to this country from Ukraine 100–150 years ago. However, they weren’t Ukrainian – they moved from Prussia, and before that from the... more/más/suite

Sharing what we need, not what we deserve

“They deserve their suffering”, a person said about migrants arriving in the country during a local church meeting in Colombia. The person continued: “These people bring it upon themselves, fleeing from the policies of their government that they... more/más/suite

“A peace that passes all understanding”

“The peace that surpasses all understanding” Sermon notes for Peace Sunday Background to the Letter The Writer This is a profound letter written by Paul. Rarely do we take the time to think about the conditions under which this letter was written in... more/más/suite

Giving is contagious

From my platform seat at Mopulu Mennonite Church in Ngaba, Democratic Republic of Congo, I can see everyone in the congregation during worship. Children near the front are captivated as a series of choirs come forward to praise God: women’s choir,... more/más/suite

Teaching children

In this issue, we have examples of how members of the Anabaptist Mennonite family are making a place for children in their local churches around the world. “Impress them upon your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk... more/más/suite

Little guests

As I was getting ready to move to another country, I found this letter that my youngest daughter wrote to me when she was seven years old . N ow , she is 23. W hat wonderful memories of her childhood ! This letter brought back other memorable... more/más/suite

Prophetic voices at MWC Assemblies

“Never has the world needed our message more.... Now is the time to risk everything for our belief that Jesus is the way to peace;... now is the time to live what we have spoken.” Ron Sider’s words to the Mennonite World Conference Assembly 11... more/más/suite

MWC books: a global conversation

“Although each congregation has its own history and social and cultural background, it is common to experience the same sorts of conflicts, troubles, and situations,” says Ellul Yongha Bae, a Mennonite church leader and publisher in South Korea. “... more/más/suite

A gentle peace witness: The Mennonite church in the Philippines

Since 2016, the Philippines has been led by a president who is controversial for his anti-drug campaign. There has been an increase in extra-judicial killings where policemen are said to execute drug pushers and anyone who fights back. There is a... more/más/suite

Discipling girls and boys

In this issue, we have examples of how members of the Anabaptist Mennonite family are making a place for children in their local churches around the world. We are Iglesia Cristiana Menonita el Perú (Mennonite church of Peru). We are a faith... more/más/suite

Prayers for children

In this issue, we have examples of how members of the Anabaptist Mennonite family are making a place for children in their local churches around the world. The children are truly well catered for during these BICC Zimbabwe General Conferences ... more/más/suite

Nurturing peace in children

In this issue, we have examples of how members of the Anabaptist Mennonite family are making a place for children in their local churches around the world. The Peace, Integrity and Lifeskills Clubs (PILLS) are values education-based clubs for the... more/más/suite

Protecting children

“Is it actually necessary to think about those topics (abuse, neglect)? I mean, we are part of a Christian church!” This is a common reaction I get while educating people about the topic of “Safe Church.”* Sadly, though, it is a fact that churches... more/más/suite

"Let the little children come to me"

“Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of heaven belongs” (Mathew 19:14). The Gospels record Jesus saying these words to those who want to remove the children from his presence. Jesus... more/más/suite

Making up

Children’s ministry resource This story illustrates a way of worshiping with children. The author believes it is very important to both acknowledge the children’s connection with God and the sacredness of learning from Scripture at the beginning of... more/más/suite

Remember and learn

At Renewal 2027 – The Holy Spirit Transforming Us in Kisumu, Kenya, 21 April 2018, several people shared a testimony of one experience of the Spirit’s work changing people in the church. Several of the columns in this section have been adapted from... more/más/suite

From ordinary to history maker

At Renewal 2027 – The Holy Spirit Transforming Us in Kisumu, Kenya, 21 April 2018, several people shared a testimony of one experience of the Spirit’s work changing people in the church. Several of the columns in this section have been adapted from... more/más/suite

Ripe for Evangelism: Uganda Mennonite Church is growing

“Uganda is ripe for evangelism and the church is growing,” says bishop Okoth Simon Onyango, national coordinator of Mennonite Church Uganda. The new Mennonite World Conference member church currently reports 553 members in 18 congregations. Accepted... more/más/suite

A celebration of family in India

Deacons Commission secretary and Mennonite World Conference (MWC) president-elect Henk Stenvers and a Mennonite World Conference delegation consisting of Hanna Soren and Vikal Rao (Deacons Commission), Paul Phinehas (Executive Committee, Asia... more/más/suite

A transformed spirit of courage

At Renewal 2027 – The Holy Spirit Transforming Us in Kisumu, Kenya, 21 April 2018, several people shared a testimony of experiencing the Spirit’s work changing people in the church. The columns in this section have been adapted from their... more/más/suite