The parables of Jesus contain rich hidden gems. With the theme Digging for Treasure: Parables Revealed, the 2017 vacation Bible school series from MennoMedia gives children tools to find treasures of God’s kingdom.
As a busy professional engineer and a young father, Calvin Quan’s days are full, yet he is ready and willing to serve as Mennonite Church Canada’s new moderator. Where does he find the time and energy for national church leadership during a season of uncertainty and change?
In her Pulitzer Prize winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird, the late Harper Lee captures the complex reality of relationship: "You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view … until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it." Sounds messy and uncomfortable, doesn’t it?
If self-confessed “marriage geek” Katherine Willis Pershey knows one thing after fourteen years of marriage, it’s that couples bound together in a sacred covenant need more than cheery how-to advice on achieving marital bliss.
How do you update the holy grail of thrifty and thoughtful cooking? Doris Janzen Longacre’s More-with-Less cookbook, compiled from hundreds of recipes submitted by Mennonite cooks around the world, has almost a million copies in print. But it is four decades old.
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.