I sadly keep hearing that my fellow mom friends back in Canada feel worn out and alone. As one blogger recently wrote, “It takes a village, but there are no villages,” referring to the popular African proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child.”
Authors Dave King and Margot Starbuck will debunk myths about youth and over-participation in specialized sports teams on two upcoming programs of the Focus on the Family radio program with Jim Daly and John Fuller.
The programs will air September 15 and 16 on Focus on the Family, a worldwide radio show with an estimated global audience of 220 million.
A dedicated fundraising website for the new song collection for Mennonite Church Canada and Mennonite Church USA has been launched at hymnalproject606.com. MennoMedia is taking leadership of the new hymnal development. A digital version of much of the music is also anticipated.
To ensure women receive the education and training they need to help build the body of Christ, Meserete Kristos College (MK College) in Ethiopia, a ministry of Meserete Kristos Church (MKC), is building a women’s dormitory on its main campus in Debre Zeit.
Recent reports of bulldozed church buildings and toppled Christian crosses in China should not characterize the treatment of Christians throughout the country, said Pastor Andrew (pseudonym) through a translator during a recent visit to Canada.
A clear majority of delegates to Mennonite Church Canada’s Assembly 2016 on July 9 voted in favour of a resolution seeking non-violent solutions to injustices in Israel-Palestine. Only one of 343 registered delegates voted against the resolution.
Someone once asked Sharon Schultz if she became pastor of Eyebrow (Sask.) Mennonite Church in order to help the church to die well. Schultz did some soul-searching and came to the conclusion that, “I don’t think that’s why God brought us here.”