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Book cover, "Fifty Shades of Grace: Stories of Inspiration and Promise"

A smoke-filled hookah bar in Syria. A tense meeting with Israeli soldiers on a “Jesus Walk” in Nazareth. A classroom in the deep south of the U.S. in the 1970s. Standing by a hospital bed. On the streets of Calcutta. In a park full of playing kids. Behind the steering wheel of car that dies too often—which a husband refuses to retire.

May 10, 2013

New Bible studies on the books of Acts and John have been released from MennoMedia, as well as focused children’s studies on God’s love and the way of Jesus.

May 10, 2013
Cover of MennoMedia resource "Dig In"

If all the texts in the Bible are important, how do we decide which texts are the most important—the ones that deserve our utmost attention, discernment or devotion at this particular time in the life of the church?

May 10, 2013
Women singing

Like a mother hen, the national Mennonite Church in Burkina Faso wants to care for its chicks.

May 2, 2013
Children singing

On Easter Sunday, with light streaming into a spacious, freshly painted room, the Mennonite Church of Ouagadougou choir sang in four-part harmony, “I am following you, Jesus, through the torn curtain.”

May 2, 2013

Every fiscal year at Mennonite Church Canada presents an opportunity to increase ministry. That’s because the national church develops its budget based on the previous year’s income.

April 29, 2013
Alissa Bender, the Pastor at hamilton Mennonite Church.

A group of committed national church supporters who wish to remain anonymous have pledged a gift of $80,000 over four years in support of Mennonite Church Canada’s Being a Faithful Church (BFC) process.

April 29, 2013
Mennonite Women Canada executives/reps and their new banner.

Mennonite Women Canada’s leadership launched a Facebook augmented communications strategy when they met in Winnipeg for Mennonite Church Canada’s Spring Leadership Assembly, March 7-9.

April 4, 2013
Nathan and Taryn Dirks with Pastor Moshweshwe.

When Rudy and Sharon Dirks introduced their son Nathan and his wife Taryn to Spiritual Healing Church in Gaborone, Botswana, they were met with an audible gasp and applause.

April 4, 2013
Shine curriculum logo; sun rays over text

Development of a new Sunday school curriculum called Shine is underway by publishers MennoMedia and Brethren Press. Writers are beginning this month on the first quarter of Shine: Living in God’s Light, which will be available for use in fall 2014.

April 4, 2013