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How does your spiritual garden grow? What do you do to keep your Christian life flourishing? Darla Weaver explores these ideas as she connects gardening to spiritual growth in a new devotional, Water My Soul: 90 Meditations from an Old Order Mennonite (Herald Press, September 2017).

August 22, 2017
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Witness workers in Botswana, Philippines, and Germany are transitioning out of their ministries in 2017 and 2018.

August 15, 2017
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Planning Assembly worship might be a daunting task, but if you’ve got the right team – and the right music – the spirit of the event will follow people home.

August 4, 2017
Martha Wiens stands in front of quilt.

When retired teacher Martha Wiens of Leamington United Mennonite Church turned 80, she threw herself a birthday party with purpose. She auctioned off a specially-made quilt to raise money in support of a young woman’s education at Meserete Kristos College in Ethiopia.

August 2, 2017
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Continued violence in Marawi City, Philippines, is traumatizing children, say Dann and Joji Pantoja of PeaceBuilders Community Inc. (PBCI).

June 30, 2017
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On July 1, 1867, the concerted efforts of 36 male, ethnic-European politicians came to fruition, and the Dominion of Canada was born. At the time, they celebrated, and for more than a century, Canadians continued to commemorate that day.

June 28, 2017
A million people in a field

They were called and they came, a million people from every corner of South Africa. They gathered in an expanse of field near Bloemfontein for the largest prayer meeting the country had ever seen.

June 16, 2017
Cover of "Every Creature Singing."

If you find the notion of caring for and healing creation formidable or even hopeless, Mennonite Creation Care Network (MCCN) has a resource that just might change your perspective.

May 30, 2017
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Is it possible that over the centuries the church has altered the message of Christ? Has modern Christianity wrapped itself so tightly in a fragmented, inactive version of the gospel that the life-changing message of God has been smothered?

May 10, 2017
Two men, one with a prosthetic leg.

For 21-year-old Amjad, trauma led to hope and solidified his unwavering faith in God’s protection. Amjad is a Syrian refugee in Ludwigshafen, Germany. He lost his leg when a bomb fell on a street in Syria.

May 8, 2017