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Remembering Alan Kreider: Three reflections

5.15. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

Alan Kreider was Professor Emeritus of Church History and Mission at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Indiana. He passed away on May 8, 2017. You can read a full account of his life and work here. Below you will find three reflections on Alan from three co-workers and co-sojourners. The reflections appear in alphabetical order […]

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History for the sake of mission: A tribute to Alan Kreider

5.9. 2017 Posted By: Jessica Schrock Ringenberg

Alan Kreider was Professor Emeritus of Church History and Mission at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Indiana. He passed away on May 8, 2017. He is pictured here speaking at the 2016 AMBS commencement ceremony. From left to right in background, President Sara Wenger Shenk and Dean Rebecca Slough look on. Photo credit: Melissa Troyer/AMBS.  Jessica Schrock […]

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Four reasons to support The Mennonite, Inc. on #GivingTuesday

11.15. 2016 Posted By: The Mennonite

#GivingTuesday, an alternative day of giving meant to counteract all the consumer spending on days like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, is tomorrow, Nov. 29.This day is important to The Mennonite, Inc. as we work to continue our ministry of bringing you Christ-centered, current Anabaptist content each and every day. Here are four good reasons […]

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Upper Room Revival

4.4. 2016 Posted By: Elwood Yoder

Elwood Yoder recently joined The Mennonite online’s blogging team. He teaches history in Harrisonburg, Virginia. He has taught high school history and social studies courses for 34 years, since 1988 at Eastern Mennonite High School. Elwood has written seven books, including congregational histories and historical novels. Elwood is Editor of Shenandoah Mennonite Historian, and he is also […]

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The shape of the future: An update from the Evana Network

12.10. 2015 Posted By: The Mennonite

John Troyer is the Executive Director of the Evana Network. This post also appears on Evana’s website. Over the last eight months, we [at the Evana Network] have been hard at work listening to hear where God is calling us and to respond to that call. In October we had our preview meeting with about […]

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Where love abounds

12.1. 2015 Posted By: The Mennonite

Gordon Smith is pastor of Mennonite Community Church in Fresno, California. These reflections first ran in the Pacific Southwest Mennonite Conference e-update.  The whole law is summed up in a single commandment, ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ Galatians 5:14 In his letter to the churches of Galatia, Paul famously argues with great passion in […]

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Points of convergence

11.17. 2015 Posted By: wearemenno

Jim Amstutz is executive director of the Lancaster County Council of Churches, a network of over 130 houses of worship in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Previously he served as pastor of Akron (Pennsylvania) Mennonite Church for 14 years. Jim studied at Fuller Theological Seminary and Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary. This post appeared first on Mennonite Church USA. Ten years […]

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