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Cover of new Herald Press book, "Very Married: Field Notes on Love and Fidelity"

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.

September 23, 2016
More-with-Less 40th anniversary edition, cover

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.

September 23, 2016

Rafael Barahona will serve as the editor of Estudios Bíblicos para Adultos (EBA) beginning with this winter’s quarter.

September 23, 2016
Makai and Reg

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.”

September 2, 2016
Margot Starbuck and Dave King.

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.

September 1, 2016 home page

A dedicated fundraising website for the new song collection for Mennonite Church Canada and Mennonite Church USA has been launched at MennoMedia is taking leadership of the new hymnal development. A digital version of much of the music is also anticipated.

September 1, 2016
Two girls and a soccer ball

“We’re inviting people to help build on success with Ride for Refuge 2016,” says Daniel Horne, who works with Partnership Development in western Canada.

August 30, 2016
Four women at 2015 MKC General Assembly

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.

August 25, 2016
Toppled cross in front of church-run nursing home in China.

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.

August 24, 2016
Delegates raising hands to vote

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.

July 15, 2016