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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

9.6. 2019 Posted By: Jennie Wintermote

Recently I’ve been thinking about slowing down. At the beginning of the school year, as many find new rhythms, new programs start at church and we start thinking ahead to the busy fall holidays, I’m struck by a desire to slow down. Here are a few things I’ve been paying attention to. 1. Going green: […]

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Q&A: The Amazon fires and how to respond as Anabaptists

8.30. 2019 Posted By: Sheldon C. Good

Sheldon C. Good, executive director of The Mennonite, Inc., interviewed Jerrell Ross Richer about the 2019 wildfires in the Amazon rainforest. This is an edited version of that interview. Jerrell Ross Richer is professor of economics at Goshen (Indiana) College and an international service worker for Mennonite Mission Network. Jerrell and his wife, Jane, spend […]

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Relationships made tangible in Thomas Fire

12.11. 2017 Posted By: Tim Nafziger

Photo of the Ojai Valley, California, during the Thomas Fire. Photo by Tim Nafziger. Tim Nafziger is a regular blogger for The Mennonite, Inc.  Community is key for us as Mennonites and this week that came home to me in a very concrete way as my wife, Charletta, and I watched the Thomas Fire grow from […]

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Webinar: Live chat with the cast of Discovery: A Comic Lament

6.5. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

If you missed our live webinar, check out the YouTube video of our conversation with the cast and crew: Join the cast and crew of the new original play, Discovery: A Comic Lament, for conversation about the Doctrine of the Discovery, the genesis of this play and the ways laughter shapes us. Playwright Alison Brookins, director Phil […]

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Re-making the good life in New Mexico

7.2. 2015 Posted By: wearemenno

Todd Wynward is an author, small-scale farmer, wilderness educator and Mennonite minister for watershed discipleship affiliated with Albuquerque Mennonite Church. He has been engaged in education reform and social change movements for twenty years, and has spent more than a thousand nights outdoors. He and his wife Peg founded a wilderness-based public charter school in […]

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Through the Boundary Waters with Wilderness Wind

6.29. 2009 Posted By: Tim Nafziger

Posted on 06/29/09 at 12:32 PM I spent the past week with Wilderness Wind, a Mennonite camp that outfits and guides groups into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern Minnesota. I was there with five other men from Living Water. We spent four nights and five days canoeing through beautiful lakes, rivers and pine […]

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Review of what a way to go: Life at the end of empire, part 1

12.31. 2007 Posted By: Tim Nafziger

posted by Tim Nafziger on 12/31/07 at 02:01 AM Welcome back from Christmas break! This week I watched the DVD What a Way to Go: Life at the End of Empire which simply and succinctly points out the fatal flaws in the myth of salvation by progress and growth that are at the core of […]

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